The Action Center of Windows 10 is known as Quick Settings (Shortcut Keys:
The Quick Settings hosts commonly used settings like Volume, Brightness, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, Airplane mode, Rotation lock, Battery saver, Accessibility, Night light, Mobile hotspot, Nearby sharing, Cast, etc. It is also possible to add, remove or arrange items on the Quick Settings menu simply by editing them. You can also reset Quick Settings if you messed up its settings. Above the Quick Settings, you will find media playback controls when playing music or videos in Microsoft Edge or streaming music in apps like Spotify.
Suppose you have made several changes to your Quick Settings menu and want to stop users from adding, removing, or arranging items. In that case, you can achieve it through two methods: using Local Group Policy Editor or Registry Editor.
In this gearupwindows article, we will guide you on enabling and disabling the editing of Quick Settings in Windows 11.
How to Enable or Disable Editing Quick Settings using Local Group Policy Editor?
To turn on or off the editing of Quick Settings using Group Policy, do the following:-
Step 1. First, open Local Group Policy Editor.
Step 2. Then, navigate to the following path in the left sidebar of the Local Group Policy Editor window:-
Computer Configuration > Administrative Templates > Start Menu and Taskbar
Step 3. In the right pane of the Start Menu and Taskbar, double click on the
Step 4. Select the
To allow editing of Quick Settings items, select the
Step 5. Click
Step 6. Click
Step 7. At last, reboot your computer to apply the changes.
How to Turn On or Off Editing Quick Settings using Registry Editor?
To enable or disable editing Quick Settings through Registry Editor, use the following steps:-
Step 1. First, open Registry Editor.
Step 2. Then, navigate to the following key on the left side of the Registry Editor window:-
Step 3. Now, right-click on the
Step 4. Name the newly created REG_DWORD as
Step 5. Now, double-click on the
Step 6. Click
Step 7. At last, reboot your PC to apply the changes.
If you want to allow editing Quick Settings in Windows 11, navigate to the following path in the Registry Editor:-
Then, right-click on the