Turn On or Off Quiet Hours in Windows 10

    Turn On or Off Quiet Hours in Windows 10

    How to Turn On or Off Quiet Hours in Windows 10

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    21 Aug 2015 Last Updated: 08 Sep 2017 at 15:49

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    How to Turn On or Off Quiet Hours in Windows 10

    information   Information
    Quiet hours is a feature in Windows 10 that disables showing all app notifications. Any notifications you get while quiet hours is turned on will still appear in the Action Center to review later.

    This tutorial will show you how to turn on or off quiet hours to enable or disable all app notifications for your account in Windows 10.


    CONTENTS:
    • Option One: To Turn On or Off Quiet Hours from Action Center Icon
    • Option Two: To Turn On or Off Quiet Hours using Quick Action Button in Action Center
    • Option Three: To Turn On or Off Quiet Hours using a BAT file






    Turn On or Off Quiet Hours in Windows 10 OPTION ONE Turn On or Off Quiet Hours in Windows 10
    To Turn On or Off Quiet Hours from Action Center Icon

    1. Right click or press and hold on the Action Center icon on the taskbar notification area.

    2. Do step 3 (on) or step 4 (off) below for what you would like to do.


     3. To Turn On Quiet Hours

    A) Click/tap on Turn on quiet hours. (see screenshot below)

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     4. To Turn Off Quiet Hours

    NOTE: This is the default setting.

    A) Click/tap on Turn off quiet hours. (see screenshot below)

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    Turn On or Off Quiet Hours in Windows 10 OPTION TWO Turn On or Off Quiet Hours in Windows 10
    To Turn On or Off Quiet Hours using Quick Action Button in Action Center

    1. Open Action Center.

    2. Do step 3 (on) or step 4 (off) below for what you would like to do.


     3. To Turn On Quiet Hours

    A) Click/tap on the Quiet hours quick action button to turn it on. (see screenshot below)

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     4. To Turn Off Quiet Hours

    NOTE: This is the default setting.

    A) Click/tap on the Quiet hours quick action button to turn it off. (see screenshot below)

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    Turn On or Off Quiet Hours in Windows 10 OPTION THREE Turn On or Off Quiet Hours in Windows 10
    To Turn On or Off Quiet Hours using a BAT file

    Note   Note
    The .bat files below will change the DWORD value in the registry key below.

    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Notifications\Settings

    NOC_GLOBAL_SETTING_TOASTS_ENABLED DWORD

    0 = Off
    (delete DWORD) = On


    1. Do step 2 (on) or step 3 (off) below for what you would like to do.


     2. To Turn On Quiet Hours

    NOTE: This is the default setting.

    A) Click/tap on the Download button below to download the BAT file below, and go to step 4 below.

    Turn_On_Quiet_Hours.bat

    download


     3. To Turn Off Quiet Hours

    NOTE: This is the default setting.

    A) Click/tap on the Download button below to download the BAT file below, and go to step 4 below.

    Turn_Off_Quiet_Hours.bat

    download

    4. Save the .bat file to your desktop.

    5. Unblock the .bat file.

    6. Run the .bat file.

    7. You will now notice your screen flicker and a command prompt quickly opens and closes as explorer is restarted to apply the registry changes.

    8. When finished, you can delete the downloaded .bat file if you like.




    That's it,
    Shawn


  1.    26 Sep 2015 #1
    Join Date : Aug 2015
    Posts : 181
    Windows 10

    How do I actually set the quiet hours?

    I want to set it from 10 pm to 7 am, but I cannot find the setting control to specify the time.
      My ComputerSystem Spec
  2.    26 Sep 2015 #2
    Join Date : Oct 2013
    Posts : 24,367
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 17017
    Thread Starter

    Hello Satchmo,

    I'm afraid that currently there's not a way to set a time for Quiet Hours. Only to turn it on or off for now.
      My ComputersSystem Spec
  3.    22 Dec 2015 #3
    Join Date : Dec 2015
    Posts : 4
    10

    Truly retarded you can not set the hours.
      My ComputerSystem Spec

 


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