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
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