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Customize Focus Assist Priority List in Windows 11

Notifications are alerts from apps, system, and other senders.

Focus assist allows you to avoid distracting notifications when you need to stay focused, and is set by default to activate automatically under certain conditions.

To stay focused, you can choose which notifications you would like to see and hear, and the rest will go straight to the Notification Center (Win+N) where you can see them any time.

  • Off¬†– Get all notifications from your apps and contacts.
  • Priority only¬†(on) – See only selected notifications from the¬†priority list.
  • Alarms only¬†(on) – Hide all notifications, except for alarms.

Automatic rules allows you to choose the times and activities when you do not want to be disturbed and focus assist will turn on automatically even if focus assist is currently turned off.

You can turn on Show a summary of what I missed when focus assist was on to be sent a notification when you exit from focus assist about what was redirected to Action Center. Deselect this to deactivate this notification.

This tutorial will show you how to customize the focus assist priority list for your account in Windows 11.

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Manage Focus Assist Automatic Rules in Windows 11

Notifications are alerts from apps, system, and other senders.

Focus assist allows you to avoid distracting notifications when you need to stay focused, and is set by default to activate automatically under certain conditions.

To stay focused, you can choose which notifications you would like to see and hear, and the rest will go straight to the Notification Center (Win+N) where you can see them any time.

  • Off¬†– Get all notifications from your apps and contacts.
  • Priority only¬†(on) – See only selected notifications from the¬†priority list.
  • Alarms only¬†(on) – Hide all notifications, except for alarms.

The Automatic rules below allows you to choose the times and activities when you do not want to be disturbed and focus assist will turn on automatically even if focus assist is currently turned off.

  • During these times¬†= Choose when you want focus assist to turn on.
  • When I’m duplicating my display¬†= Turn this on to stop notifications when you’re duplicating your display to an external monitor.
  • When I’m playing a game¬†= Turn this on to hide notifications when you’re playing a full screen game.
  • When I’m using an app in full screen mode only¬†= Turn this on to hide notifications when you’re using an app in full screen mode.

You can turn on Show a summary of what I missed when focus assist was on to be sent a notification when you exit from focus assist about what was redirected to Action Center. Deselect this to deactivate this notification.

This tutorial will show you how to turn on and off and change the settings of focus assist automatic rules for your account in Windows 11.

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How to Turn On or Off Focus Assist in #Windows11

Notifications are alerts from apps, system, and other senders.

Focus assist allows you to avoid distracting notifications when you need to stay focused, and is set by default to activate automatically under certain conditions.

To stay focused, you can choose which notifications you would like to see and hear, and the rest will go straight to the Notification Center (Win+N) where you can see them any time.

  • Off¬†– Get all notifications from your apps and contacts.
  • Priority only¬†(on) – See only selected notifications from the¬†priority list.
  • Alarms only¬†(on) – Hide all notifications, except for alarms.

Automatic rules allows you to choose the times and activities when you do not want to be disturbed and focus assist will turn on automatically even if focus assist is currently turned off.

You can turn on Show a summary of what I missed when focus assist was on to be sent a notification when you exit from focus assist about what was redirected to Action Center. Deselect this to deactivate this notification.

This tutorial will show you how to turn on or off focus assist for your account in Windows 11.

Read more…