List of ms-settings URI commands to open specific settings in Windows 10

This wiki document lists ms-settings URI commands that you can use to open any settings page in Windows 10 Control Panel. You can use the command via the Run dialog. For example, to open Printers & Scanners panel you can just type this command:- ms-settings:Printers & scanners

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    How to use the URI commands

    Here some different examples for using ms-setting commands:

    • Press Win+R to open the Run dialog and type the ms-settings command
    • Press WIN+I keys or from Start menu and type the ms-settings command
    • Open a command prompt or Powershell and type "Start ms-settings:URI command"
    • In the Windows Explorer address bar, type the ms-settings command
    • Create a Windows shortcut and in the create shortcut window type "ms-settings:URI command"

    Windows 10 URI commands

    Page Command (URI)
    Settings home page
    Settings home page ms-settings:
    Display ms-settings:display
    Night light settings ms-settings:nightlight
    Advanced scaling settings ms-settings:display-advanced
    Connect to a wireless display ms-settings-connectabledevices:devicediscovery
    Graphics settings ms-settings:display-advancedgraphics
    Display orientation ms-settings:screenrotation
    Sound ms-settings:sound
    Manage sound devices ms-settings:sound-devices
    App volume and device preferences ms-settings:apps-volume
    Notifications & actions ms-settings:notifications
    Focus assist ms-settings:quiethours, OR ms-settings:quietmomentshome
    During these hours ms-settings:quietmomentsscheduled
    Duplicating my display (When I'm duplicating my display) ms-settings:quietmomentspresentation
    Playing a game full screen (When I'm playing a game) ms-settings:quietmomentsgame
    Power & sleep ms-settings:powersleep
    Battery ms-settings:batterysaver
    See which apps are affecting your battery life ms-settings:batterysaver-usagedetails
    Battery Saver settings ms-settings:batterysaver-settings
    Storage ms-settings:storagesense
    Configure Storage Sense or run it now ms-settings:storagepolicies
    Change where new content is saved ms-settings:savelocations
    Tablet mode ms-settings:tabletmode
    Multitasking ms-settings:multitasking
    Projecting to this PC ms-settings:project
    Shared experiences ms-settings:crossdevice
    Clipboard ms-settings:clipboard
    Remote Desktop ms-settings:remotedesktop
    Device Encryption (where available) ms-settings:deviceencryption
    About ms-settings:about
    Bluetooth & other devices ms-settings:bluetooth, OR ms-settings:connecteddevices
    Printers & scanners ms-settings:printers
    Mouse ms-settings:mousetouchpad
    Touchpad ms-settings:devices-touchpad
    Typing ms-settings:typing
    Hardware keyboard - Text suggestions ms-settings:devicestyping-hwkbtextsuggestions
    Wheel (where available) ms-settings:wheel
    Pen & Windows Ink ms-settings:pen
    AutoPlay ms-settings:autoplay
    USB ms-settings:usb
    Phone ms-settings:mobile-devices
    Add a phone ms-settings:mobile-devices-addphone
    Your Phone (opens app) ms-settings:mobile-devices-addphone-direct
    Network & Internet
    Network & Internet ms-settings:network
    Status ms-settings:network-status
    Show available networks ms-availablenetworks:
    Cellular & SIM ms-settings:network-cellular
    Wi-Fi ms-settings:network-wifi
    Show available networks ms-availablenetworks:
    Manage known networks ms-settings:network-wifisettings
    Wi-Fi Calling ms-settings:network-wificalling
    Ethernet ms-settings:network-ethernet
    Dial-up ms-settings:network-dialup
    DirectAccess (where available) ms-settings:network-directaccess
    VPN ms-settings:network-vpn
    Airplane mode ms-settings:network-airplanemode, OR ms-settings:proximity
    Mobile hotspot ms-settings:network-mobilehotspot
    NFC ms-settings:nfctransactions
    Data usage ms-settings:datausage
    Proxy ms-settings:network-proxy
    Personalization ms-settings:personalization
    Background ms-settings:personalization-background
    Colors ms-settings:personalization-colors, OR ms-settings:colors
    Lock screen ms-settings:lockscreen
    Themes ms-settings:themes
    Fonts (build 17083+) ms-settings:fonts
    Start ms-settings:personalization-start
    Choose which folders appear on Start ms-settings:personalization-start-places
    Taskbar ms-settings:taskbar
    Apps & features ms-settings:appsfeatures OR ms-settings:appsfeatures-app
    Manage optional features ms-settings:optionalfeatures
    Default apps ms-settings:defaultapps
    Offline maps ms-settings:maps
    Download maps ms-settings:maps-downloadmaps
    Apps for websites ms-settings:appsforwebsites
    Video playback ms-settings:videoplayback
    Startup ms-settings:startupapps
    Your info ms-settings:yourinfo
    Email & accounts ms-settings:emailandaccounts
    Sign-in options ms-settings:signinoptions
    Windows Hello face setup ms-settings:signinoptions-launchfaceenrollment
    Windows Hello fingerprint setup ms-settings:signinoptions-launchfingerprintenrollment
    Security Key setup ms-settings:signinoptions-launchsecuritykeyenrollment
    Dynamic Lock ms-settings:signinoptions-dynamiclock
    Access work or school ms-settings:workplace
    Family & other people ms-settings:otherusers
    Set up a kiosk ms-settings:assignedaccess
    Sync your settings ms-settings:sync
    Time & language
    Date & time ms-settings:dateandtime
    Region ms-settings:regionformatting
    Japan IME settings (where available) ms-settings:regionlanguage-jpnime
    Pinyin IME settings (where available) ms-settings:regionlanguage-chsime-pinyin
    Wubi IME settings (where available) ms-settings:regionlanguage-chsime-wubi
    Korea IME settings (where available) ms-settings:regionlanguage-korime
    Language ms-settings:regionlanguage OR ms-settings:regionlanguage-languageoptions
    Windows Display language ms-settings:regionlanguage-setdisplaylanguage
    Add Display language ms-settings:regionlanguage-adddisplaylanguage
    Keyboard (removed in build 17083+) ms-settings:keyboard
    Speech ms-settings:speech
    Game bar ms-settings:gaming-gamebar
    Captures ms-settings:gaming-gamedvr
    Broadcasting ms-settings:gaming-broadcasting
    Game Mode ms-settings:gaming-gamemode
    TruePlay (removed in version 1809+) ms-settings:gaming-trueplay
    Xbox Networking ms-settings:gaming-xboxnetworking
    Extras (available only when Settings app extensions installed) ms-settings:extras
    Ease of Access
    Display ms-settings:easeofaccess-display
    Mouse Pointer ms-settings:easeofaccess-cursorandpointersize
    Text Cursor ms-settings:easeofaccess-cursor
    Magnifier ms-settings:easeofaccess-magnifier
    Color Filters ms-settings:easeofaccess-colorfilter
    Adaptive Color Filters Link ms-settings:easeofaccess-colorfilter-adaptivecolorlink
    Night Light Link ms-settings:easeofaccess-colorfilter-bluelightlink
    High Contrast ms-settings:easeofaccess-highcontrast
    Narrator ms-settings:easeofaccess-narrator
    Start Narratorafter sign-in for me ms-settings:easeofaccess-narrator-isautostartenabled
    Audio ms-settings:easeofaccess-audio
    Closed captions ms-settings:easeofaccess-closedcaptioning
    Speech ms-settings:easeofaccess-speechrecognition
    Keyboard ms-settings:easeofaccess-keyboard
    Mouse ms-settings:easeofaccess-mouse
    Eye Control ms-settings:easeofaccess-eyecontrol
    Other options (removed in version 1809+) ms-settings:easeofaccess-otheroptions
    Search (version 1903+)
    Permissions & history ms-settings:search-permissions
    Searching Windows ms-settings:cortana-windowssearch
    More details ms-settings:search-moredetails
    Cortana ms-settings:cortana
    Talk to Cortana ms-settings:cortana-talktocortana
    Permissions ms-settings:cortana-permissions
    More details ms-settings:cortana-moredetails
    General ms-settings:privacy
    Speech ms-settings:privacy-speech
    Inking & typing personalization ms-settings:privacy-speechtyping
    Diagnostics & feedback ms-settings:privacy-feedback
    View Diagnostic Data ms-settings:privacy-feedback-telemetryviewergroup
    Activity history (build 17040+) ms-settings:privacy-activityhistory
    Location ms-settings:privacy-location
    Camera ms-settings:privacy-webcam
    Microphone ms-settings:privacy-microphone
    Voice activation ms-settings:privacy-voiceactivation
    Notifications ms-settings:privacy-notifications
    Account info ms-settings:privacy-accountinfo
    Contacts ms-settings:privacy-contacts
    Calendar ms-settings:privacy-calendar
    Phone calls (removed in version 1809+) ms-settings:privacy-phonecalls
    Call history ms-settings:privacy-callhistory
    Email ms-settings:privacy-email
    Eye tracker (requires eyetracker hardware) ms-settings:privacy-eyetracker
    Tasks ms-settings:privacy-tasks
    Messaging ms-settings:privacy-messaging
    Radios ms-settings:privacy-radios
    Other devices ms-settings:privacy-customdevices
    Background apps ms-settings:privacy-backgroundapps
    App diagnostics ms-settings:privacy-appdiagnostics
    Automatic file downloads ms-settings:privacy-automaticfiledownloads
    Documents ms-settings:privacy-documents
    Pictures ms-settings:privacy-pictures
    Videos ms-settings:privacy-documents
    File system ms-settings:privacy-broadfilesystemaccess
    Update & security
    Windows Update ms-settings:windowsupdate
    Check for updates ms-settings:windowsupdate-action
    View update history ms-settings:windowsupdate-history
    Restart options ms-settings:windowsupdate-restartoptions
    Advanced options ms-settings:windowsupdate-options
    Change active hours ms-settings:windowsupdate-activehours
    Optional updates ms-settings:windowsupdate-optionalupdates OR ms-settings:windowsupdate-seekerondemand
    Delivery Optimization ms-settings:delivery-optimization
    Windows Security / Windows Defender ms-settings:windowsdefender
    Open Windows Security windowsdefender:
    Backup ms-settings:backup
    Troubleshoot ms-settings:troubleshoot
    Recovery ms-settings:recovery
    Activation ms-settings:activation
    Find My Device ms-settings:findmydevice
    For developers ms-settings:developers
    Windows Insider Program ms-settings:windowsinsider, OR ms-settings:windowsinsider-optin
    Mixed reality
    Mixed reality ms-settings:holographic
    Audio and speech ms-settings:holographic-audio
    Environment ms-settings:privacy-holographic-environment
    Headset display ms-settings:holographic-headset
    Uninstall ms-settings:holographic-management
    Surface Hub
    Accounts ms-settings:surfacehub-accounts
    Team Conferencing ms-settings:surfacehub-calling
    Team device management ms-settings:surfacehub-devicemanagenent
    Session cleanup ms-settings:surfacehub-sessioncleanup
    Welcome screen ms-settings:surfacehub-welcome

    Windows 10 RUN commands

    • Press Win+R to open the Run dialog and type the command followed by Enter
    Open Documents Folder documents
    Open Videos folder videos
    Open Downloads Folder downloads
    Open Favorites Folder favorites
    Open Recent Folder recent
    Open Pictures Folder pictures
    Adding a new Device devicepairingwizard
    About Windows dialog winver
    Add Hardware Wizard hdwwiz
    Advanced User Accounts netplwiz
    Advanced User Accounts azman.msc
    Backup and Restore sdclt
    Bluetooth File Transfer fsquirt
    Calculator calc
    Certificates certmgr.msc
    Change Computer Performance Settings systempropertiesperformance
    Change Data Execution Prevention Settings systempropertiesdataexecutionprevention
    Change Data Execution Prevention Settings printui
    Character Map charmap
    ClearType Tuner cttune
    Color Management colorcpl
    Command Prompt cmd
    Component Services comexp.msc
    Component Services dcomcnfg
    Computer Management compmgmt.msc
    Computer Management compmgmtlauncher
    Connect to a Projector displayswitch
    Control Panel control
    Create A Shared Folder Wizard shrpubw
    Create a System Repair Disc recdisc
    Data Execution Prevention systempropertiesdataexecutionprevention
    Date and Time timedate.cpl
    Default Location locationnotifications
    Device Manager devmgmt.msc
    Device Manager hdwwiz.cpl
    Device Pairing Wizard devicepairingwizard
    Diagnostics Troubleshooting Wizard msdt
    Digitizer Calibration Tool tabcal
    DirectX Diagnostic Tool dxdiag
    Disk Cleanup cleanmgr
    Disk Defragmenter dfrgui
    Disk Management diskmgmt.msc
    Display dpiscaling
    Display Color Calibration dccw
    Display Switch displayswitch
    DPAPI Key Migration Wizard dpapimig
    Driver Verifier Manager verifier
    Ease of Access Center utilman
    EFS Wizard rekeywiz
    Event Viewer eventvwr.msc
    Fax Cover Page Editor fxscover
    File Signature Verification sigverif
    Font Viewer fontview
    Game Controllers joy.cpl
    IExpress Wizard iexpress
    Internet Explorer iexplore
    Internet Options inetcpl.cpl
    iSCSI Initiator Configuration Tool iscsicpl
    Language Pack Installer lpksetup
    Local Group Policy Editor gpedit.msc
    Local Security Policy secpol.msc
    Local Users and Groups lusrmgr.msc
    Location Activity locationnotifications
    Magnifier magnify
    Malicious Software Removal Tool mrt
    Manage Your File Encryption Certificates rekeywiz
    Microsoft Management Console mmc
    Microsoft Support Diagnostic Tool msdt
    Mouse main.cpl
    NAP Client Configuration napclcfg.msc
    Narrator narrator
    Network Connections ncpa.cpl
    New Scan Wizard wiaacmgr
    Notepad notepad
    ODBC Data Source Administrator odbcad32
    ODBC Driver Configuration odbcconf
    On-Screen Keyboard osk
    Paint mspaint
    Pen and Touch tabletpc.cpl
    People Near Me collab.cpl
    Performance Monitor perfmon.msc
    Performance Options systempropertiesperformance
    Phone and Modem telephon.cpl
    Phone Dialer dialer
    Power Options powercfg.cpl
    Presentation Settings presentationsettings
    Print Management printmanagement.msc
    Printer Migration printbrmui
    Printer User Interface printui
    Private Character Editor eudcedit
    Problem Steps Recorder psr
    Programs and Features appwiz.cpl
    Protected Content Migration dpapimig
    Region and Language intl.cpl
    Registry Editor regedit
    Registry Editor 32 regedt32
    Remote Access Phonebook rasphone
    Remote Desktop Connection mstsc
    Resource Monitor resmon
    Resultant Set of Policy rsop.msc
    SAM Lock Tool syskey
    Screen Resolution desk.cpl
    Securing the Windows Account Database syskey
    Services services.msc
    Set Program Access and Computer Defaults computerdefaults
    Share Creation Wizard shrpubw
    Shared Folders fsmgmt.msc
    Signout logoff
    Snipping Tool snippingtool
    Sound mmsys.cpl
    Sound recorder soundrecorder
    SQL Server Client Network Utility cliconfg
    Sticky Notes stikynot
    Stored User Names and Passwords credwiz
    Sync Center mobsync
    System Configuration msconfig
    System Configuration Editor sysedit
    System Information msinfo32
    System Properties sysdm.cpl
    System Properties (Advanced Tab) systempropertiesadvanced
    System Properties (Computer Name Tab) systempropertiescomputername
    System Properties (Hardware Tab) systempropertieshardware
    System Properties (Remote Tab) systempropertiesremote
    System Properties (System Protection Tab) systempropertiesprotection
    System Restore rstrui
    Task Manager taskmgr
    Task Scheduler taskschd.msc
    Trusted Platform Module (TPM) Management tpm.msc
    Turn Windows features on or off optionalfeatures
    User Account Control Settings useraccountcontrolsettings
    Utility Manager utilman
    Volume Mixer sndvol
    Windows Action Center wscui.cpl
    Windows Activation Client slui
    Windows Anytime Upgrade Results windowsanytimeupgraderesults
    Windows Disc Image Burning Tool isoburn
    Windows Explorer explorer
    Windows Fax and Scan wfs
    Windows Firewall firewall.cpl
    Windows Firewall with Advanced Security wf.msc
    Windows Journal journal
    Windows Media Player wmplayer
    Windows Memory Diagnostic Scheduler mdsched
    Windows Mobility Center mblctr
    Windows Picture Acquisition Wizard wiaacmgr
    Windows PowerShell powershell
    Windows PowerShell ISE powershell_ise
    Windows Remote Assistance msra
    Windows Repair Disc recdisc
    Windows Script Host wscript
    Windows Update wuapp
    Windows Update Standalone Installer wusa
    Versione Windows winver
    WMI Management wmimgmt.msc
    WordPad write
    XPS Viewer xpsrchvw

    Discussion (35)

    1. ms-settings:easeofaccess-cursorandpointersize doesn't seem to function anymore after the Windows 10 2004 update. How can we find out the new URL or does anyone have a working alternative? Thanks in advance.

    2. I’m looking for a way to make a shortcut or a URI command to toggle the Taskbar Settings -> Combine taskbar buttons dropdown box, is this possible?

    3. I am a beginner with rust and every time I think I have a clue I just haven't gone far enough with it, but it seems to be a good way to run Windows commands of various sorts from WSL or a command shell or probably even the Windows run dialog or the start menu. Definitely a work in progress – the code isn't even on github – but it works. I wrote some notes about it here.

      Rust Command Line Tool to Access Windows Features and Commands –


    4. Volumouse is a free tool by NirSoft, here the description:
      Volumouse provides you a quick and easy way to control the sound volume on your system – simply by rolling the wheel of your wheel mouse.
      It allows you to define a set of rules for determining when the wheel will be used for changing the sound volume. For example: You can configure Volumouse to use your mouse wheel for volume control when the Alt key is hold down, when the left mouse button is down, when the mouse cursor is over the taskbar, and so on…

      Link : Volumouse v2.10 – Control the sound volume with a wheel mouse

    5. I’m a new employee of a computer repair shop, just getting into repairs and cybersecurity. Wondering if there is a link to download this in a spreadsheet format? Would be very helpful to always have on hand. Cheers.

    6. Hi, a newbie here. I was wondering if there was any way of using these on a SharePoint page? i.e. creating a button that would open up the ‘ease of access – Colour Filter’ settings?

      I hope that make sense 🙂 TIA


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