Windows 8/8.1 Tips and Tricks
Here are some useful tips and tricks that can help you with everyday usage of your pc:
Tweak your tiles
Windows 8/8.1 Tips Tricks Benefit as much as possible from your Windows Start screen tiles by altering the sizes, where they are found, and what is itemised.
Move any tile by clicking and dragging the tile. While moving a tile, make a bigger perspective of the Start screen move the tile towards the top or bottom of the screen to zoom out.
Utilize your mouse wheel to scroll -through your tiles left to right.
Any Desktop shortcut can be stuck to the Start screen by right-clicking the Icon and picking Pin to Start.
In the lower right-hand corner of the begin screen is a magnifying glass with tiles, click this symbol to get an alternative perspective of your Start page. In this perspective, on the off chance that you right-click on a group of tiles you’ll be given the opportunity to give an alternative to name to the group, which can be valuable in the event that you have a group of related tiles (e.g. amusements). In this perspective, you can likewise snap and drag a selection to arrange your tile groups.
Resize any live tile by right-clicking the tile and picking resize.
In the event that there is a tile you need on your Taskbar, right-tclick the tile and pick Pin to taskbar.
Show administrator applications on the Start screen by clicking Settings in Charms, click Settings, and change the Show administrative tools from No to Yes.
In Internet Explorer 10, you can stick any of your most loved pages to your Start Screen.
Windows 8 Operating System Shortcuts
Knowing some of the Windows 8 operating system shortcuts helps make your Windows 8 experience a great deal more pleasant. Attempt to learn these Windows 8 shortcuts.
-Press the Windows key + D opens the Windows Desktop.
-Press the Windows key + . (period) to stick and unfasten Windows applications as an afterthought of the screen.
-Press the Windows key + X to open the power user menu, which gives you access to a huge number of other option most power users would need (e.g. DeviseManager and Command Prompt).
-Press the Windows key + C to open the Charms.
-Press the Windows key + I to open the Settings, which is the same Settings found in Charms.
again Press and hold the Windows key + Tab to show open applications.
and Press the Windows key + Print screen to make a screen shot, which is saved into your My Pictures Location.
Know your hot corners
Lower Left-hand corner
The lower left-hand hot corner of the screen permits you to switch between the desktop and the metro tiled start screen
Tip: Right-clicking in the left hand corner opens the power user menu.
Upper left corner of the screen
Moving the mouse to the upper left corner and then down shows all the applications running on the PC. Clicking and dragging any of these applications to left or right-hand side of the screen will snap that application to that side of the screen. Each of these open application Icons can likewise be clicked to close or snap.
Right-hand side of the screen
On the full right-hand side of the screen will be offered access to the Windows Charms.
Using search function
The Search in Windows 8 has been fundamentally enhanced when compared with every single past adaptation of Windows. To scan for a record or run a project in Windows 8 from the Start screen simply begin writing what you’re attempting to discover or need to run.
As you start writing, the outcomes will begin showing up on the left-hand side. Not with standing having the capacity to hunt down documents and run programs, an added feature of the search is allowing you to find apps, for example, Finance, People, Maps, Photos, Mail, Music, Videos, Weather, and a great deal more. For instance, if looking for “London” and chose the Weather App you would be shown the weather in London.
As standard, search arranges the accessible Apps by how often they are utilized and after that as in alphabetic order. In the event that you need to keep your most loved application at the highest point of the Search rundown, right-tclick the application and pick Pin. Sticking the application will secure it in the list..
Instead of The Search can also be found through Charms and can likewise be opened by pressing Windows key + F.
Running two applications next to each other
Any application can be stuck to the left or right-hand side of the screen. for example, open the People application and after that press the Windows Key + . (period) to move that application to one side hand side of the screen, using the same keys again will move it to ther left hand side, using the same keys again makes it full screen. While an application is pinned other applications can be opened and loaded into the accessible space on the screen.
Any open application can likewise be pinned by using your mouse by clicking at the top of the tile and dragging it to one side or other of the screen.
The Windows 8 Task Manager has been altogether enhanced over past variants of Windows. A portion of the new changes incorporate an aggregate percent utilization at the highest point of your Processes, which makes it easier to check on memory and CPU use, better Performance charts.A Start-up tab to see start up processes and their effect to system performance .
Utilize a photo secret key to sign into your PC
In case of Windows 8 incorporates another element called Picture password, which permits you to confirm with the PC using gestures that include circles, straight lines and taps. switch on this feature if you want a new way to access your PC or have some difficulty with passwords.
Open the Windows Charms.
Click Settings followed by More PC settings
In the PC settings window click Users and afterward select Create a picture password
Because of A four digit pin password can likewise be made and used to gain access to your PC.
Using Windows 8 applications
Windows 8 comes included with a few applications to help you take full advantage of your PC.
Microsoft’s People feature in Windows 8 in light of the fact that they see what number of individuals are using social networks today. In the People feature you’ll have the capacity to link your Windows PC to all the social networks including Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter. Once linked, you can pin the applicatrion to monitor your social networks.
The Reader application gives you PDF support right out of the box.
The OneDrive application gives you access to the Microsoft cloud platform OneDrive, which allows you to store your photographs, files and documents in the cloud and to retrieve or share those from any PC with Internet access.
Use the Windows Store to gain access to thousands of apps designed for windows 8 /8.1. The Store is found on the Start screen, or by using the Search feature.