How to use Focus Assist Windows 11

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How to use Focus Assist Windows 11How to use Focus Assist Windows 11

 

Focus assist is a feature that helps you stay focused on your work and avoid distractions. The main idea behind this new feature is that it will automatically switch off notifications and other alerts when you are working on something important.

It is available in the Settings app and can be turned on or off. This feature will allow you to focus on what’s important by filtering out the distractions.

Microsoft focus assist can be configured to turn off notifications for specific apps such as email, social media, or even just certain websites.

Focus Assist is a feature that will help you focus on the task at hand by blocking out all other distractions.

 

Contents

  1. How to Turn On Focus Assist
  2. How to Set Up Focus Assist Priority only mode in Windows 11
  3. How to Manage Automatic Focus Assist Rules
  4. How to Turn Off Focus Assist
  5. Conclusion

How to Turn On Focus Assist

  1. Launch the Windows Settings app.
  2. In the left pane of the Settings app, choose System and then select Focus assist.
  3. Enable one of the modes by expanding the Focus assist box.
    1. Off: The focus assist feature is turned off, and you will get all app and contact notifications.
    2. Priority only: Only allows notifications that you have enabled will be shown.
    3. Alarm only: It will hide all app notifications and only displays alarms.

"The focus assists feature is now activated"

How to Set Up Focus Assist Priority only mode in Windows 11

  1. Launch the Windows Settings app.
  2. In the left pane of the Settings app, choose System.
  3. Enable Priority only mode by clicking and expanding the Focus assist box.
  4. Underneath, select the Customize priority list option.
  5. Under the title calls, text, and reminders select the option you wish to enable while doing anything.
    1. Show incoming calls, including VoIP.
    2. Show reminders, regardless of the app used.
  6. Under the title, People click add contacts option and add contacts you wish to get notifications from.
  7. Under the title, Apps click Add an app option and add an app from which you want to get notifications.

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How to Manage Automatic Focus Assist Rules

  1. Launch the Windows Settings app.
  2. In the left pane of the Settings app, choose System and then select Focus assist.
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