How to Open Personalization Settings in Windows 11

In this post, you’ll learn about three different ways to open Windows 11 personalization settings and create a personalization settings shortcut. Let’s get started.

How to Open Personalization Settings in Windows 11

Method #1 – Open Settings by pressing Windows + I. Hit “Personalization” in the left sidebar.

Method #2 – Right-click on blank space on the desktop, then choose “Personalize.”

Method #3 – Launch Run by pressing Windows + R. Type ms-settings:personalization. Press Enter.

You can also use the command above in the following programs: Task Manager (Click on File > Run new task to use the command) and address bar of File Explorer.

Or, to launch personalization settings, type start ms-settings:personalization in the following programs.

How to Create a Personalization Settings Shortcut in Windows 11

The steps below show how to create a shortcut to personalization settings on your Windows 11 desktop or File Explorer.

Right-click on your desktop or File Explorer blank area.

Click “New item” and then “Shortcut.”

Type ms-settings:personalization in the “Create Shortcut” pop-up. Click “Next.”

If you don’t like the suggested shortcut name, change it. Press the “Finish” button.


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How To Raj was founded and run by Thirumalraj, an MCA graduate. Since August 2015, he has been blogging on his other blog, Technology Hint. Learn more about How To Raj here.