Windows Tips and Tricks

Quick Tips and Tricks

  • Block off study time with Windows 10
    In the run-up to exams, block off time on your calendar for specific tasks to avoid interruptions with focus assist. It gives you full control over which notifications get through to you and which get silenced.
  • Optimise your desk space
    Struggling to study pre-recorded lectures, notes and library resources all on one screen? Make the most of your screen with Snap Assist. This Windows feature allows you to split your screen between two or more open windows.

  • Sync your Phone to your Computer
    Get your documents, to-do lists, stick notes, and calendar from your phone with Microsoft Launcher, available in the play store (Android only).

  • Take a snip of what’s on screen
    Take a screenshot of what's on screen quickly and easily using the Snipping Tool.
  • Find your documents
    Quickly find your documents using Window's 10 search function.
  • Video Editor
    Did you know Windows 10 comes with a free video editor app? This can be used to create or edit videos.
  • Quickly Jump between open webpages and items with Windows 10
    Use Alt + Tab to toggle through all the apps and items you have open, allowing you to quickly jump between tasks on your laptop or PC.

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