Launch Windows 10 Settings Pages using ms-settings URL shortcuts

Windows 10 includes the ms-settings: URL protocol which can be used to launch a specific Settings page using a shortcut of Run dialog. Here is the complete list of ms-settings: commands in Windows 10.

ms-settings: command-lineSettings Page
ms-settingsOpen the Settings app
ms-settings:batterysaverBattery saver
ms-settings:batterysaver-settingsBattery Saver Settings
ms-settings:batterysaver-usagedetailsBattery use
ms-settings:personalizationPersonalization
ms-settings:colorsPersonalization – Colors
ms-settings:personalization-colorsPersonalization – Colors
ms-settings:personalization-backgroundPersonalization – Background
ms-settings:lockscreenPersonalization – Lock screen
ms-settings:personalization-startPersonalization – Start
ms-settings:taskbarPersonalization – Taskbar
ms-settings:themesPersonalization – Themes
ms-settings:networkNetwork & Internet
ms-settings:datausageNetwork & Internet – Data usage
ms-settings:network-mobilehotspotNetwork & Internet – Mobile hotspot
ms-settings:mobilehotspotNetwork & Internet – Mobile hotspot
ms-settings:network-proxyNetwork & Internet – Proxy
ms-settings:network-vpnNetwork & Internet – VPN
ms-settings:network-airplanemodeNetwork & Internet – Airplane mode
ms-settings:airplanemodeNetwork & Internet – Airplane mode
ms-settings:network-cellularNetwork & Internet – Cellular
ms-settings:cellularNetwork & Internet – Cellular
ms-settings:network-dialupNetwork & Internet – Dial-up
ms-settings:network-directaccessNetwork & Internet – DirectAccess
ms-settings:network-ethernetNetwork & Internet – Ethernet
ms-settings:network-statusNetwork & Internet – Status
ms-settings:network-wifiNetwork & Internet – Wifi
ms-settings:wifiNetwork & Internet – Wifi
ms-settings:network-wifisettingsNetwork & Internet – Wifi – Settings
ms-settings:dateandtimeTime & language – Date & time
ms-settings:speechTime & language – Speech
ms-settings:regionlanguageTime & language – Region & language
ms-settings:easeofaccess-closedcaptioningEase of Access – Closed captions
ms-settings:easeofaccess-highcontrastEase of Access – High contrast
ms-settings:easeofaccess-magnifierEase of Access – Magnifier
ms-settings:easeofaccess-narratorEase of Access – Narrator
ms-settings:easeofaccess-otheroptionsEase of Access – Other options
ms-settings:easeofaccess-keyboardEase of Access – Keyboard
ms-settings:easeofaccess-mouseEase of Access – Mouse
ms-settings:emailandaccountsAccounts – Email and app accounts
ms-settings:yourinfoAccounts – Your info
ms-settings:emailandaccountsAccounts – Email & app accounts
ms-settings:syncAccounts – Sync your settings
ms-settings:otherusersAccounts – Family & other people
ms-settings:signinoptionsAccounts – Sign-in options
ms-settings:workplaceAccess work or school
ms-settings:privacyPrivacy
ms-settings:privacy-accountinfoPrivacy – Account info
ms-settings:privacy-backgroundappsPrivacy – Background apps
ms-settings:privacy-calendarPrivacy – Calendar
ms-settings:privacy-callhistoryPrivacy – Call history
ms-settings:privacy-contactsPrivacy – Contacts
ms-settings:privacy-customdevicesPrivacy – Other devices
ms-settings:privacy-emailPrivacy – Email
ms-settings:privacy-feedbackPrivacy – Feedback
ms-settings:privacy-locationPrivacy – Location
ms-settings:privacy-messagingPrivacy – Messaging
ms-settings:privacy-microphonePrivacy – Microphone
ms-settings:privacy-motionPrivacy – Motion
ms-settings:privacy-radiosPrivacy – Radios
ms-settings:privacy-speechtypingPrivacy – Speech, inking and typing
ms-settings:privacy-webcamPrivacy – Camera
ms-settings:locationLocation options
ms-settings:lockLock options
ms-settings:windowsinsiderUpdate & security – Windows Insider Program
ms-settings:windowsupdateUpdate & security – Windows Update
ms-settings:windowsupdate-historyUpdate & security – Windows Update – Update History
ms-settings:windowsupdate-optionsUpdate & security – Windows Update – Advanced options
ms-settings:windowsupdate-restartoptionsUpdate & security – Windows Update – Restart options
ms-settings:windowsupdate-actionUpdate & security – Windows Update – Check for updates
ms-settings:findmydeviceUpdate & security – Find my device
ms-settings:backupUpdate & security – Backup
ms-settings:activationUpdate & security – Activation
ms-settings:developersUpdate & security – For developers
ms-settings:recoveryUpdate & security – Recovery
ms-settings:windowsdefenderUpdate & security – Windows Defender
ms-settings:appsfeaturesSystem – Apps & features
ms-settings:notificationsSystem – Notifications & actions
ms-settings:powerSystem – Power & sleep
ms-settings:powersleepSystem – Power & sleep
ms-settings:defaultappsSystem – Default apps
ms-settings:phone-defaultappsSystem – Default apps (Windows Phone)
ms-settings:deviceencryptionSystem – About – Bitlocker
ms-settings:notificationsSystem – Notifications & actions
ms-settings:aboutSystem – About Windows
ms-settings:displaySystem – Display
ms-settings:screenrotationSystem – Display – Screen rotation
ms-settings:multitaskingSystem – Multitasking
ms-settings:mapsSystem – offline maps
ms-settings:maps-downloadmapsDownload maps
ms-settings:storagesenseSystem – Storage
ms-settings:optionalfeaturesSystem – Apps & features – Manage optional features
ms-settings:projectSystem – Projection to this PC
ms-settings:tabletmodeSystem – Tablet mode
ms-settings:autoplayDevices – Autoplay
ms-settings:bluetoothDevices – Bluetooth
ms-settings:connecteddevicesDevices – Connected devices
ms-settings:mousetouchpadDevices – Mouse and touchpad
ms-settings:usbDevices – USB
ms-settings:penDevices – Pen
ms-settings:printersDevices – Printers & scanners
ms-settings:proximityNFC and proximity
ms-settings:typingDevices – Typing
ms-settings:wheelDevices – Wheel

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1 thought on “Launch Windows 10 Settings Pages using ms-settings URL shortcuts

  1. Hi,
    I’m looking for two URL shortcuts of ms-settings (Redstone1).

    1. Apps for websites — in System
    2. Notifications — in Privacy

    Could you please inform me about them, if possible?

    Best regards,
    Hideki Ashida (a Japanese in Tokyo)

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