How to Open Personalization Settings in Windows 11

Learn about three different ways to open Windows 11 personalization settings and how to create a personalization settings shortcut in this post. Let’s get started.

How to Open Personalization Settings in Windows 11

Method #1Open 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.