Windows 10 Shortcut RUN Commands for Settings


Microsoft is ready for Windows 10 release on 29th July 2015. Today morning, I was working on Surface 3 and checking whether the old CPL shortcut commands are still working with the latest build of Windows 10 TP.  I’ve 2 posts related to shortcut and run commands for Windows 8.1 and other operating systems Post1 and Post2. The next question in my mind was “How to find out and launch new Settings application pages from RUN menu on Windows 10 machine“. Interesting, isn’t it ? All the following commands can be run from RUN menu (Windows Key + R).

How to launch the home page of Settings application from Windows 10 : ms-settings: 


Privacy and Ease of Access setting pages run commands are very helpful. I’ve explained the Privacy once at the bottom of the post. To launch Ease of Access closed capturing setting pages, we need to RUN the following command from RUN command 🙂 – ms-settings:easeofaccess-closedcaptioning


How to launch the Windows update configuration page of Settings menu from Windows 10 :  ms-settings:windowsupdate


How to launch the DISPLAY configuration page of Settings menu from Windows 10 : ms-settings:display or ms-settings:screenrotation


How to launch the Notification configuration page of Settings menu from Windows 10 : ms-settings:notifications


How to launch the Storage configuration page of Settings menu from Windows 10 : ms-settings:storagesense


How to launch the Offline Maps configuration page of Settings menu from Windows 10 : ms-settings:maps


How to launch the Bluetooth configuration page of Settings menu from Windows 10 :  ms-settings-bluetooth: or ms-settings:bluetooth


How to launch the CONNECTED DEVICES configuration page and Device Manager direct link of Settings menu from Windows 10 : ms-settings:connecteddevices


How to launch the Mouse & Touchpad configuration page of Settings menu from Windows 10 : ms-settings:mousetouchpad


How to launch the NETWORK PROXY configuration page of Settings menu from Windows 10 : ms-settings:network-proxy


How to launch the Network and Internet configuration page of Settings menu from Windows 10 : ms-settings:network-internet


How to launch the LOCK SCREEN configuration page of Settings menu from Windows 10 : ms-settings:lockscreen


How to launch the Personalization configuration page of Settings menu from Windows 10 : ms-settings:personalization


How to launch the eMail accounts configuration page of Settings menu from Windows 10 : ms-settings:emailandaccounts


How to launch the Workplace configuration page of Settings menu from Windows 10 : ms-settings:workplace


How to launch the Date and Time configuration page of Settings menu from Windows 10 :  ms-settings:dateandtime


How to launch the Region & language configuration page of Settings menu from Windows 10 : ms-settings:regionlanguage


How to launch the PRIVACY configuration page of Settings menu from Windows 10 :  ms-settings:privacy

When you’ve launch different configuration pages which are under PRIVACY then you just need to specify the configuration name in  the command as mentioned below.

Calendar –> ms-settings:privacy-calendar
Contacts –> ms-settings:privacy-contacts
Feedback & diagnostics –> ms-settings:privacy-feedback
Location –> ms-settings:privacy-location
Messaging –> ms-settings:privacy-messaging
Microphone –> ms-settings:privacy-microphone
Other –> ms-settings:privacy-customdevices
Radio –> ms-settings:privacy-radios
Speech –> ms-settings:privacy-speechtyping
Webcam –> ms-settings:privacy-webcam


Other RUN Commands

High Contrast –> ms-settings:easeofaccess-highcontrast
Magnifier –> ms-settings:easeofaccess-magnifier
Narrator –> ms-settings:easeofaccess-narrator
Keyboard –> ms-settings:easeofaccess-keyboard
Mouse –> ms-settings:easeofaccess-mouse
Other Options (Ease of Access) –> ms-settings:easeofaccess-otheroptions

Windows 10 Sign in Options !! –  mssettings:signinoptions


  1. Hey! Thanks for this. Can you also share how to change the storage sense settings using command prompt on Win 10?
    Thank You

  2. I prefer run commands over other ways as it seems faster to me. Here are some run commands which I use daily for opening various windows applications .
    On screen Keyboard – osk
    Calculator – calc
    WordPad – write
    Windows Media Player – wmplayer
    Windows Fax and Scan – wfs
    Snipping Tools – snippingtool
    Paint – mspaint
    Notepad – notepad
    Task manager – taskmgrt/
    Sticky Notes – stikyno


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