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

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

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

PageCommand (URI)
Settings home page
Settings home pagems-settings:
System
Displayms-settings:display
Night light settingsms-settings:nightlight
Advanced scaling settingsms-settings:display-advanced
Connect to a wireless displayms-settings-connectabledevices:devicediscovery
Graphics settingsms-settings:display-advancedgraphics
Display orientationms-settings:screenrotation
Soundms-settings:sound
Manage sound devicesms-settings:sound-devices
App volume and device preferencesms-settings:apps-volume
Notifications & actionsms-settings:notifications
Focus assistms-settings:quiethours, OR ms-settings:quietmomentshome
During these hoursms-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 & sleepms-settings:powersleep
Batteryms-settings:batterysaver
See which apps are affecting your battery lifems-settings:batterysaver-usagedetails
Battery Saver settingsms-settings:batterysaver-settings
Storagems-settings:storagesense
Configure Storage Sense or run it nowms-settings:storagepolicies
Change where new content is savedms-settings:savelocations
Tablet modems-settings:tabletmode
Multitaskingms-settings:multitasking
Projecting to this PCms-settings:project
Shared experiencesms-settings:crossdevice
Clipboardms-settings:clipboard
Remote Desktopms-settings:remotedesktop
Device Encryption (where available)ms-settings:deviceencryption
Aboutms-settings:about
Devices
Bluetooth & other devicesms-settings:bluetooth, OR ms-settings:connecteddevices
Printers & scannersms-settings:printers
Mousems-settings:mousetouchpad
Touchpadms-settings:devices-touchpad
Typingms-settings:typing
Hardware keyboard - Text suggestionsms-settings:devicestyping-hwkbtextsuggestions
Wheel (where available)ms-settings:wheel
Pen & Windows Inkms-settings:pen
AutoPlayms-settings:autoplay
USBms-settings:usb
Phone
Phonems-settings:mobile-devices
Add a phonems-settings:mobile-devices-addphone
Your Phone (opens app)ms-settings:mobile-devices-addphone-direct
Network & Internet
Network & Internetms-settings:network
Statusms-settings:network-status
Show available networksms-availablenetworks:
Cellular & SIMms-settings:network-cellular
Wi-Fims-settings:network-wifi
Show available networksms-availablenetworks:
Manage known networksms-settings:network-wifisettings
Wi-Fi Callingms-settings:network-wificalling
Ethernetms-settings:network-ethernet
Dial-upms-settings:network-dialup
DirectAccess (where available)ms-settings:network-directaccess
VPNms-settings:network-vpn
Airplane modems-settings:network-airplanemode, OR ms-settings:proximity
Mobile hotspotms-settings:network-mobilehotspot
NFCms-settings:nfctransactions
Data usagems-settings:datausage
Proxyms-settings:network-proxy
Personalization
Personalizationms-settings:personalization
Backgroundms-settings:personalization-background
Colorsms-settings:personalization-colors, OR ms-settings:colors
Lock screenms-settings:lockscreen
Themesms-settings:themes
Fonts (build 17083+)ms-settings:fonts
Startms-settings:personalization-start
Choose which folders appear on Startms-settings:personalization-start-places
Taskbarms-settings:taskbar
Apps
Apps & featuresms-settings:appsfeatures OR ms-settings:appsfeatures-app
Manage optional featuresms-settings:optionalfeatures
Default appsms-settings:defaultapps
Offline mapsms-settings:maps
Download mapsms-settings:maps-downloadmaps
Apps for websitesms-settings:appsforwebsites
Video playbackms-settings:videoplayback
Startupms-settings:startupapps
Accounts
Your infoms-settings:yourinfo
Email & accountsms-settings:emailandaccounts
Sign-in optionsms-settings:signinoptions
Windows Hello face setupms-settings:signinoptions-launchfaceenrollment
Windows Hello fingerprint setupms-settings:signinoptions-launchfingerprintenrollment
Security Key setupms-settings:signinoptions-launchsecuritykeyenrollment
Dynamic Lockms-settings:signinoptions-dynamiclock
Access work or schoolms-settings:workplace
Family & other peoplems-settings:otherusers
Set up a kioskms-settings:assignedaccess
Sync your settingsms-settings:sync
Time & language
Date & timems-settings:dateandtime
Regionms-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
Languagems-settings:regionlanguage OR ms-settings:regionlanguage-languageoptions
Windows Display languagems-settings:regionlanguage-setdisplaylanguage
Add Display languagems-settings:regionlanguage-adddisplaylanguage
Keyboard (removed in build 17083+)ms-settings:keyboard
Speechms-settings:speech
Gaming
Game barms-settings:gaming-gamebar
Capturesms-settings:gaming-gamedvr
Broadcastingms-settings:gaming-broadcasting
Game Modems-settings:gaming-gamemode
TruePlay (removed in version 1809+)ms-settings:gaming-trueplay
Xbox Networkingms-settings:gaming-xboxnetworking
Extras
Extras (available only when Settings app extensions installed)ms-settings:extras
Ease of Access
Displayms-settings:easeofaccess-display
Mouse Pointerms-settings:easeofaccess-cursorandpointersize
Text Cursorms-settings:easeofaccess-cursor
Magnifierms-settings:easeofaccess-magnifier
Color Filtersms-settings:easeofaccess-colorfilter
Adaptive Color Filters Linkms-settings:easeofaccess-colorfilter-adaptivecolorlink
Night Light Linkms-settings:easeofaccess-colorfilter-bluelightlink
High Contrastms-settings:easeofaccess-highcontrast
Narratorms-settings:easeofaccess-narrator
Start Narratorafter sign-in for mems-settings:easeofaccess-narrator-isautostartenabled
Audioms-settings:easeofaccess-audio
Closed captionsms-settings:easeofaccess-closedcaptioning
Speechms-settings:easeofaccess-speechrecognition
Keyboardms-settings:easeofaccess-keyboard
Mousems-settings:easeofaccess-mouse
Eye Controlms-settings:easeofaccess-eyecontrol
Other options (removed in version 1809+)ms-settings:easeofaccess-otheroptions
Search (version 1903+)
Permissions & historyms-settings:search-permissions
Searching Windowsms-settings:cortana-windowssearch
More detailsms-settings:search-moredetails
Cortana
Cortanams-settings:cortana
Talk to Cortanams-settings:cortana-talktocortana
Permissionsms-settings:cortana-permissions
More detailsms-settings:cortana-moredetails
Privacy
Generalms-settings:privacy
Speechms-settings:privacy-speech
Inking & typing personalizationms-settings:privacy-speechtyping
Diagnostics & feedbackms-settings:privacy-feedback
View Diagnostic Datams-settings:privacy-feedback-telemetryviewergroup
Activity history (build 17040+)ms-settings:privacy-activityhistory
Locationms-settings:privacy-location
Camerams-settings:privacy-webcam
Microphonems-settings:privacy-microphone
Voice activationms-settings:privacy-voiceactivation
Notificationsms-settings:privacy-notifications
Account infoms-settings:privacy-accountinfo
Contactsms-settings:privacy-contacts
Calendarms-settings:privacy-calendar
Phone calls (removed in version 1809+)ms-settings:privacy-phonecalls
Call historyms-settings:privacy-callhistory
Emailms-settings:privacy-email
Eye tracker (requires eyetracker hardware)ms-settings:privacy-eyetracker
Tasksms-settings:privacy-tasks
Messagingms-settings:privacy-messaging
Radiosms-settings:privacy-radios
Other devicesms-settings:privacy-customdevices
Background appsms-settings:privacy-backgroundapps
App diagnosticsms-settings:privacy-appdiagnostics
Automatic file downloadsms-settings:privacy-automaticfiledownloads
Documentsms-settings:privacy-documents
Picturesms-settings:privacy-pictures
Videosms-settings:privacy-documents
File systemms-settings:privacy-broadfilesystemaccess
Update & security
Windows Updatems-settings:windowsupdate
Check for updatesms-settings:windowsupdate-action
View update historyms-settings:windowsupdate-history
Restart optionsms-settings:windowsupdate-restartoptions
Advanced optionsms-settings:windowsupdate-options
Change active hoursms-settings:windowsupdate-activehours
Optional updatesms-settings:windowsupdate-optionalupdates OR ms-settings:windowsupdate-seekerondemand
Delivery Optimizationms-settings:delivery-optimization
Windows Security / Windows Defenderms-settings:windowsdefender
Open Windows Securitywindowsdefender:
Backupms-settings:backup
Troubleshootms-settings:troubleshoot
Recoveryms-settings:recovery
Activationms-settings:activation
Find My Devicems-settings:findmydevice
For developersms-settings:developers
Windows Insider Programms-settings:windowsinsider, OR ms-settings:windowsinsider-optin
Mixed reality
Mixed realityms-settings:holographic
Audio and speechms-settings:holographic-audio
Environmentms-settings:privacy-holographic-environment
Headset displayms-settings:holographic-headset
Uninstallms-settings:holographic-management
Surface Hub
Accountsms-settings:surfacehub-accounts
Team Conferencingms-settings:surfacehub-calling
Team device managementms-settings:surfacehub-devicemanagenent
Session cleanupms-settings:surfacehub-sessioncleanup
Welcome screenms-settings:surfacehub-welcome

Windows 10 RUN commands

  • Press Win+R to open the Run dialog and type the command followed by Enter
Open Documents Folderdocuments
Open Videos foldervideos
Open Downloads Folderdownloads
Open Favorites Folderfavorites
Open Recent Folderrecent
Open Pictures Folderpictures
Adding a new Devicedevicepairingwizard
About Windows dialogwinver
Add Hardware Wizardhdwwiz
Advanced User Accountsnetplwiz
Advanced User Accountsazman.msc
Backup and Restoresdclt
Bluetooth File Transferfsquirt
Calculatorcalc
Certificatescertmgr.msc
Change Computer Performance Settingssystempropertiesperformance
Change Data Execution Prevention Settingssystempropertiesdataexecutionprevention
Change Data Execution Prevention Settingsprintui
Character Mapcharmap
ClearType Tunercttune
Color Managementcolorcpl
Command Promptcmd
Component Servicescomexp.msc
Component Servicesdcomcnfg
Computer Managementcompmgmt.msc
Computer Managementcompmgmtlauncher
Connect to a Projectordisplayswitch
Control Panelcontrol
Create A Shared Folder Wizardshrpubw
Create a System Repair Discrecdisc
Data Execution Preventionsystempropertiesdataexecutionprevention
Date and Timetimedate.cpl
Default Locationlocationnotifications
Device Managerdevmgmt.msc
Device Managerhdwwiz.cpl
Device Pairing Wizarddevicepairingwizard
Diagnostics Troubleshooting Wizardmsdt
Digitizer Calibration Tooltabcal
DirectX Diagnostic Tooldxdiag
Disk Cleanupcleanmgr
Disk Defragmenterdfrgui
Disk Managementdiskmgmt.msc
Displaydpiscaling
Display Color Calibrationdccw
Display Switchdisplayswitch
DPAPI Key Migration Wizarddpapimig
Driver Verifier Managerverifier
Ease of Access Centerutilman
EFS Wizardrekeywiz
Event Viewereventvwr.msc
Fax Cover Page Editorfxscover
File Signature Verificationsigverif
Font Viewerfontview
Game Controllersjoy.cpl
IExpress Wizardiexpress
Internet Exploreriexplore
Internet Optionsinetcpl.cpl
iSCSI Initiator Configuration Tooliscsicpl
Language Pack Installerlpksetup
Local Group Policy Editorgpedit.msc
Local Security Policysecpol.msc
Local Users and Groupslusrmgr.msc
Location Activitylocationnotifications
Magnifiermagnify
Malicious Software Removal Toolmrt
Manage Your File Encryption Certificatesrekeywiz
Microsoft Management Consolemmc
Microsoft Support Diagnostic Toolmsdt
Mousemain.cpl
NAP Client Configurationnapclcfg.msc
Narratornarrator
Network Connectionsncpa.cpl
New Scan Wizardwiaacmgr
Notepadnotepad
ODBC Data Source Administratorodbcad32
ODBC Driver Configurationodbcconf
On-Screen Keyboardosk
Paintmspaint
Pen and Touchtabletpc.cpl
People Near Mecollab.cpl
Performance Monitorperfmon.msc
Performance Optionssystempropertiesperformance
Phone and Modemtelephon.cpl
Phone Dialerdialer
Power Optionspowercfg.cpl
Presentation Settingspresentationsettings
Print Managementprintmanagement.msc
Printer Migrationprintbrmui
Printer User Interfaceprintui
Private Character Editoreudcedit
Problem Steps Recorderpsr
Programs and Featuresappwiz.cpl
Protected Content Migrationdpapimig
Region and Languageintl.cpl
Registry Editorregedit
Registry Editor 32regedt32
Remote Access Phonebookrasphone
Remote Desktop Connectionmstsc
Resource Monitorresmon
Resultant Set of Policyrsop.msc
SAM Lock Toolsyskey
Screen Resolutiondesk.cpl
Securing the Windows Account Databasesyskey
Servicesservices.msc
Set Program Access and Computer Defaultscomputerdefaults
Share Creation Wizardshrpubw
Shared Foldersfsmgmt.msc
Signoutlogoff
Snipping Toolsnippingtool
Soundmmsys.cpl
Sound recordersoundrecorder
SQL Server Client Network Utilitycliconfg
Sticky Notesstikynot
Stored User Names and Passwordscredwiz
Sync Centermobsync
System Configurationmsconfig
System Configuration Editorsysedit
System Informationmsinfo32
System Propertiessysdm.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 Restorerstrui
Task Managertaskmgr
Task Schedulertaskschd.msc
Trusted Platform Module (TPM) Managementtpm.msc
Turn Windows features on or offoptionalfeatures
User Account Control Settingsuseraccountcontrolsettings
Utility Managerutilman
Volume Mixersndvol
Windows Action Centerwscui.cpl
Windows Activation Clientslui
Windows Anytime Upgrade Resultswindowsanytimeupgraderesults
Windows Disc Image Burning Toolisoburn
Windows Explorerexplorer
Windows Fax and Scanwfs
Windows Firewallfirewall.cpl
Windows Firewall with Advanced Securitywf.msc
Windows Journaljournal
Windows Media Playerwmplayer
Windows Memory Diagnostic Schedulermdsched
Windows Mobility Centermblctr
Windows Picture Acquisition Wizardwiaacmgr
Windows PowerShellpowershell
Windows PowerShell ISEpowershell_ise
Windows Remote Assistancemsra
Windows Repair Discrecdisc
Windows Script Hostwscript
Windows Updatewuapp
Windows Update Standalone Installerwusa
Versione Windowswinver
WMI Managementwmimgmt.msc
WordPadwrite
XPS Viewerxpsrchvw
 
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