How To Add New Settings To Quick Settings In Windows 11

Quick Settings is one of the new features introduced with Windows 11. As the name might suggest, the Quick Settings helps you access various settings quickly right from the taskbar.

The Quick Settings flyout can be accessed by clicking on the network/volume/battery icon in the taskbar. If you prefer using a keyboard shortcut, use Windows + A to open Quick Settings.

With default settings, the Quick Settings flyout allows you to join Wi-Fi and Bluetooth, turn on Airplane mode, Battery saver, Focus assist, and adjust screen brightness and volume. At the bottom of the flyout, there are battery and settings/gear icons.

In addition to these default settings, you can add a few more settings to the Quick Settings flyout. Windows 11 currently allows adding Cast, Keyboard layout, Mobile hotspot, Nearby sharing, Night light, and Project buttons to Quick Settings flyout. Of course, you can also remove default settings from Quick Settings if you wish to do so. So, you can add or remove settings from Quick Settings.

This guide will show you how to add new settings to Windows 11 Quick Settings.

Add new settings to Windows 11 Quick Settings flyout

Step 1: Open the Quick Settings flyout by clicking on the network/volume/battery icon on the taskbar or using Windows + A hotkey.

How To Add New Settings To Quick Settings In Windows 11

Step 2: Perform a right-click anywhere on Quick Settings and then click Edit quick settings option. Alternatively, you can click on the pencil icon located bottom right of the flyout.

How To Add New Settings To Quick Settings In Windows 11

Step 3: Now, click on the Add button to see available settings. Select/click on a setting to add it to Quick Settings. Repeat this step if you would like to add more than one setting.

How To Add New Settings To Quick Settings In Windows 11

How To Add New Settings To Quick Settings In Windows 11

NOTE: If the Add button is greyed out, it’s because you have added all available settings to Quick Settings.

By default, the newly added setting will appear at the end of the current list. However, you can drag it to move it to the top or any other location.

Step 4: Finally, click on the Done button to save the changes.

How To Add New Settings To Quick Settings In Windows 11

Remove settings from Quick Settings in Windows 11

Use this method if you want to remove a setting from the Quick Settings flyout.

Step 1: Open Quick Settings. Click on the Edit quick settings icon (pencil icon).

How To Add New Settings To Quick Settings In Windows 11

Step 2: To remove a setting, click on the unpin icon on the button (refer to the picture below).

How To Add New Settings To Quick Settings In Windows 11

Step 3: Click on the Done button the save the change.

Tip: You can change the color of the Quick Settings flyout by changing the accent color.

FAQ’s

1. How do I get to settings on Windows 11?

First, to get to the Settings screen in Windows 11, click the Start menu button or the Search button on the taskbar and then choose Settings from the panel that pops up.

2. How do I reinstall Microsoft settings?

Open up a Run dialog box by pressing Windows key + R. Next, type “rstrui” inside the text box and press Enter to open up the System Restore menu. Opening the System Restore wizard via Run box. Once you’re at the initial System Restore screen, click on Next to advance to the next menu.

3. Why can’t I open settings in Windows 11?

If the Windows Settings app is not opening, not working, crashes or freezes, or does not launch, then one of these suggestions is sure to help you: Reset the Settings app. Run System File Checker. Reinstall the Settings app.

4. Why won’t my settings open on my PC?

If Updates and Settings are not opening, you might be able to fix the problem by running the troubleshooter for Windows apps.To fix this problem, simply download the Troubleshooter for Windows apps and run it. Once the tool starts, follow the instructions on the screen and the troubleshooter should fix the issue.

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