Windows 10 comes with a built-in feature called Windows Mobility Centre. With the help of Windows Mobility Centre on Windows 10 laptop or notebook, you can quickly and easily access or adjust the display brightness, mute or adjust volume, view and change Power Plans, access the remaining battery percentage, set Sync Settings, and connect to an external display. However, this feature is active by default on laptops only, so you need to allow the same first if you are using Windows 10 on a desktop PC.
This post will guide you through enabling the Windows Mobility Centre on Windows 10 desktop and multiple ways to open it.
How to enable or turn on Windows Mobility Center on Windows 10 desktop computer?
Those who have not enabled the Windows Mobility Center on Windows 10 desktop PC and try to access it will receive a message “Windows Mobility Center is available only on laptops.”
Gentle Reminder: To enable the Windows Mobility Center on Windows 10 desktop computer, you need to modify the Registry; hence, we recommend taking the full backup of Windows Registry and creating a system restore point. In case something goes wrong, you can revert your PC to a previous working state.
To enable or turn on the Windows Mobility Center on Windows 10 desktop, perform the following steps:-
Step 1. Press the
Step 2. In the Run dialog box, type the following and hit
Step 3. In the Registry Editor window that opens, navigate to the following key:-
Note: On the MobilePC folder, you need to create two sub-keys, AdaptableSettings and MobilityCenter. If any key is present, you can skip the step.
Step 4. Right-click on
Once both keys are created or already present, it should look like a lead-in image.
Step 6. Now, highlight the AdaptableSettings key on the left side pane by clicking on it, perform a right-click on it, and select
Step 7. Name the newly created DWORD (32-bit) Value as
Step 8. On the right side pane of the AdaptableSettings key, double click on
Step 9. Click
Step 10. Now, select the
Step 11. Double click on the
Step 12. Click
Once you complete the above steps, press the
Here, you will see an executable file of Windows Mobile Center. Double-click on the Windows Mobile Center shortcut to open it. For easy access, you can drag it to the Windows 10 Taskbar or right-click on the program shortcut and select
After performing the above steps, you should enable Windows Mobility Center on your Windows 10 desktop computer.
The second part of this article is about how to access Windows Mobility Center on Windows 10. There are at least five ways to access Windows Mobility Center on Windows 10 computers or laptops. These are the following:-
- Open Windows Mobility Center using the Search box
- Launch Windows Mobility Center via the Battery icon in the system tray
- Start Windows Mobility Center through Win + X menu
- Begin Windows Mobility Center from the Run Command box
- Open Windows Mobility Center via a shortcut
How to Start Windows Mobility Center on Windows 10 using the Search box?
The search box is the simplest way to open the Windows Mobility Center on Windows 10 PC.
Step 1. To open the Windows Mobility Center, click on the
How to Launch Windows Mobility Center on Windows 10 using the Battery icon in the system tray?
By pressing the
Alternatively, please right-click on the
How to Access Windows Mobility Center on Windows 10 using the Run Command box?
How to Launch Windows Mobility Center on Windows 10 via a Shortcut?