How To Create Custom Desktop Shortcuts For Windows 10 Settings

Do you want to manage Bluetooth devices, camera or microphone, right from your desktop tapping one icon? Enable or disable Wi-Fi, VPN, dialup in single click? Or wanted to manage many more setting from desktop itself? It is really easy in Windows 10. Here is how to create custom desktop shortcuts for Windows 10 settings.

A simple tweak to open specific settings from the run command, help you to get easy way to create custom desktop shortcuts for windows 10 settings. How? Just read further.

Right click in any blank place on the Windows 10 Desktop screen.

Click New > Shortcut.

Select one of the ms-settings command listed below and type it into the input box. For example, to go to the Windows Update settings, type ms-settings:windowsupdate in the box marked Type the location of the item.

type the location of the item

Click Next, give the shortcut a name, and click Finish.

type a name for this shortcut

A new shortcut icon appears on your desktop. Double-click on it, and the Settings app appears.

Commands to open specific Settings in Windows 10

SETTINGS APP PAGECOMMAND (URI)
Battery Saverms-settings:batterysaver
Battery Saver Settingsms-settings:batterysaver-settings
Battery usems-settings:batterysaver-usagedetails
Bluetoothms-settings:bluetooth
Colorsms-settings:colors
Data Usagems-settings:datausage
Date and Timems-settings:dateandtime
Closed Captioningms-settings:easeofaccess-closedcaptioning
High Contrastms-settings:easeofaccess-highcontrast
Magnifierms-settings:easeofaccess-magnifier
Narratorms-settings:easeofaccess-narrator
Keyboardms-settings:easeofaccess-keyboard
Mousems-settings:easeofaccess-mouse
Other Options (Ease of Access)ms-settings:easeofaccess-otheroptions
Lockscreenms-settings:lockscreen
Offline mapsms-settings:maps
Airplane modems-settings:network-airplanemode
Proxyms-settings:network-proxy
VPNms-settings:network-vpn
Notifications & actionsms-settings:notifications
Account infoms-settings:privacy-accountinfo
Calendarms-settings:privacy-calendar
Contactsms-settings:privacy-contacts
Other Devicesms-settings:privacy-customdevices
Feedbackms-settings:privacy-feedback
Locationms-settings:privacy-location
Messagingms-settings:privacy-messaging
Microphonems-settings:privacy-microphone
Motionms-settings:privacy-motion
Radiosms-settings:privacy-radios
Speech, inking, & typingms-settings:privacy-speechtyping
Camerams-settings:privacy-webcam
Region & languagems-settings:regionlanguage
Speechms-settings:speech
Windows Updatems-settings:windowsupdate
Work accessms-settings:workplace
Connected devicesms-settings:connecteddevices
For developersms-settings:developers
Displayms-settings:display
Mouse & touchpadms-settings:mousetouchpad
Cellularms-settings:network-cellular
Dial-upms-settings:network-dialup
DirectAccessms-settings:network-directaccess
Ethernetms-settings:network-ethernet
Mobile hotspotms-settings:network-mobilehotspot
Wi-Fims-settings:network-wifi
Manage Wi-Fi Settingsms-settings:network-wifisettings
Optional featuresms-settings:optionalfeatures
Family & other usersms-settings:otherusers
Personalizationms-settings:personalization
Backgroundsms-settings:personalization-background
Colorsms-settings:personalization-colors
Startms-settings:personalization-start
Power & sleepms-settings:powersleep
Proximityms-settings:proximity
Displayms-settings:screenrotation
Sign-in optionsms-settings:signinoptions
Storage Sensems-settings:storagesense
Themesms-settings:themes
Typingms-settings:typing
Tablet modems-settings://tabletmode/
Privacyms-settings:privacy

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