Opening the Settings Charm – Windows 8.1

The Settings Charm in Windows 8.1 contains Control PanelPersonalization settings, PC Information, Help, Internet access, Volume controls, Brightness, Notifications, Power Options,  Keyboard, and PC Settings.

Settings Charms - Windows 8.1

To Open the Settings Charm

Keyboard Users

  1. Move the mouse to the lower right corner of the screen to open the Charms.

    Keyboard Tip

    Pressing Winkey+C on your keyboard will open the Charms.

  2. Click on Settings.

    Select Settings Charm - Windows 8.1

Touch Users

  1. Swipe from the right side of the screen to open the Charms.
  2. Tap Settings.

    Select Settings Charm - Windows 8.1