Choose Apps to show Quick Status on Windows 10 Lock Screen

When you start your Windows 10 computer, on the lock screen, you will be show notifications from some of your apps. They could be detailed or short status updates. You can choose which Apps should show quick status, detailed status and notifications on the Windows 10 Lock Screen.

Choose Apps to show Quick & Detailed Status on Lock Screen

Open Settings > Personalization > Lock screen to open the following window.

Choose Apps to show Quick Status

Here, click on the icon under Choose an app to show detailed status and select one of the options.

Next, under Choose apps to show quick status click on the e’+’ icons to show various app options. Click on the one’s you want, one by one. You can set up to 7 apps to show quick status.

Once you do this, you may close the System settings window. The next time you boot Windows 10, you will see the app icons in the bottom right corner of your lock screen.



In this way, you can show, notifications, reminders, alarms, and more on the lock screen. This is just one of the many Windows 10 Tips and Tricks we have covered.

While on the subject of lock screens, there are ways where you can change the Windows 10 Lock Screen, if you don’t like the default one.

Like this tip? There are more on our Windows 10 Tips and Tricks post.

Also see: Choose Quick Actions to display in Windows 10 Notification Area.

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