Windows 10 has released with optimized services and less bugs in compare to earlier versions of windows operating systems. But still some features do not required for a home or gaming users. So I thought to list out some safe changes that is not harmful to Windows system.
We can turn off some features from windows settings which is not required frequently.
Changes Applied to :
Windows 10 Pro/Home Version : 1607
Goto Start > Settings > System > Notifications & Actions
Turn off Show alarms, reminders, and incoming VoIP calls on the lock screen
Turn off Get tips, tricks, and suggestions as you use Windows
Bonus : Turn off Notifications that you don’t need under Get notifications from these senders.
Goto Offline Maps
Turn off Automatically Update Maps
Goto Tablet Mode
Disable for Desktop mode by changing to Use Desktop Mode in When I sign in
Change When this device automatically switches tablet mode on or off to Don’t ask me and don’t switch.
Goto Settings > Network & Internet > Wi-Fi
Turn off Wi-Fi Sense
Turn off Hotspot 2.0 networks
Turn off Paid Wi-Fi services
Bonus: Airplane mode – You can turn on airplane mode, if you are not using cellular or bluetooth. When you turn on airplane mode all wireless devices and services are stopped, still if you want to use Wi-Fi, you can turn on Wi-Fi only from here.
Goto Settings > Personalization
Turn off Occasionally show suggestions in start
Bonus: You can turn off all if you do not want most used or recent apps in your start.
Goto Settings > Ease of Access > Other Options
Turn off Play animations in Windows
Goto Settings > Privacy
In General, You can turn of Let apps use my advertising ID for experiences across apps, if you don’t want to share your Microsoft account account with windows store applications. Turn off Location, Camera, Microphone, Notifications, Contacts, Calender, Call history, Email, Messaging, Radios, Other devices (Sync), Feedback Frequency to Never and Diagnostic and usage data to Basic. You can choose some background apps like Microsoft Edge, Connect, Skype, Xbox and others can be turned off.
Goto Settings > Windows Update
Goto Restart Options, Turn off Schedule a Time
Goto Advanced Options, Uncheck All for how updates are installed.
After complete, do a system restart to start with new saved settings.