Windows 10: Focus Wizard Role Increases User Productivity

Windows 10 April 2018 Update has gained a new feature called Focus Wizard. The function proposes to make the user more productive on the PC. It disables unnecessary alerts and prevents distractions during your work. The feature can be activated manually when needed or scheduled to run automatically based on your location, activity, or time.

Check out the following tutorial on configuring and activating the Focus Wizard on your computer. Remember that it is necessary to have the April 2018 Update, which is being released as a free update for all Windows 10 users.

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Learn how to set up and use the Windows 10 Focus Wizard

Step 1. Access the Windows settings and open "System";

Open System Settings in Windows 10

Step 2. On the left side of the settings window, click "Focus Wizard" next to the moon icon. On the page you open, you can only allow application notifications from your priority list or disable all alerts except alarms. You can also define which programs are priority in "Customize your priority list";

Activating Focus Wizard in Windows Update April 10

Step 3. In the "Automatic rules" section, the function can be programmed to be activated at certain times, by duplicating the screen or in games and when you are at home. Use the selector to the right of the name to enable or disable and click on the items to customize them;

Configuring Automatic Schedule in Windows 10 April Update

Step 4. You can quickly enable or disable the Focus Assistant without accessing Windows settings. To access the shortcut, right-click the notification center icon in the lower-right corner of the screen. In "Focus Assistant", you can configure for priorities or alarms only.

Shortcut to enable or disable the feature in the April 10 Windows Update

Ready. Take advantage of tips to avoid unnecessary notifications and distractions when working on your PC.

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