How to set priority levels for app notifications in the Windows 10 Action Center

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How to set priority levels for app notifications in Windows 10 Action Center: - One of the most amazing features it has launched with Windows 10 the update is the Windows 10 Action Center. It is located in the notification area on the taskbar. It's a very useful feature that, when used efficiently, can give you all system and social media notifications in one place. Let's say you get a lot of notifications on your Windows 10 Action Center from different applications. Things could get very complicated if these notifications don't appear in a specific order. In this article, I've explained how to set priority levels for app notifications in Windows 10 Action Center so you can get an organized view of app notifications. Read on to learn how to hack this simple trick.


  • Click on windows and then settings option to start the file settings application.


  • When the settings the application starts, find and click on the box named System.


  • In the left panel of the file System window, you will see an option called Notifications and actions. Click on it to go to the next step.


  • In the right window pane, scroll down and find the section called Senders. Under the Senders section, you can see the list of apps that provide notifications in the Windows Action Center. You can disable the apps on this list if you don't want them cluttering your Windows Action Center file with multiple notifications. To set priority levels for app notifications, click on the appropriate app. In the following screenshot, I have chosen Cortana as an example.


  • There will be a drop down menu associated with the option Number of notifications visible in the action center. From this drop-down menu, you can limit the maximum number of notifications a particular app can display on the Windows Action Center file. There will be another section that says Notification priority in the action center. There are three levels of priority; Top, Alto Y Normal. Suppose you have selected the radio button corresponding to the file Top priority level for an application. So, if two notifications come from two apps, one from Top priority application and another of Alto priority application, then notification of the Top The priority application will be displayed above Alto notification of priority application. If 2 notifications arrive from applications of the same priority level, the notifications are displayed based on the timestamps generated for the notifications.

Prioritize your app notifications today to see only what you want to see. Hope you found the article useful. If you have any questions about any of the steps, feel free to leave comments, we'll be happy to help. Stay tuned for more tips, tricks and helpful tips. In the meantime, you can check out our article on the topic How to Remove Quick Action Buttons in Action Center.

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