Allow and Enable notifications while in full screen mode in Windows 10

It may happen is that while you are using your computer in full-screen mode an important notification comes but you may remain unknown to it. This can be a real nightmare especially when you are watching a movie or immersed in a prolonged gaming session as both of these takes the entire screen, enabling Focus Assist to hide the notifications. Here is a simple but neat trick to get crucial notifications when you are gaming or using an application in full-screen mode.


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Enable notifications when you are gaming or using an app in full-screen mode-

In the Settings window, to enable the notifications, follow these simple steps-

1. Press Windows key+I to open the Settings window.

When the Settings window appears, you need to click on the “System” settings.

 


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System Settings

 

2. In the System Settings window, click on “Notifications & actions” on the left-hand side.

3. On the right side of the Settings window, click on “Focus assist settings“.

 

Focus Assist Settings

 

4. Now, under the Automatic Rules section, toggle the option “When I’m playing a game” to “OFF“.

5. Just like that, make sure “When I’m using an app in full-screen mode ” is switched to “OFF“.

 

Off When


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Once done, close the Settings window.

That’s it! From now on whenever you are playing a game or using an application in full-screen mode, notifications will be shown to you.

Now, you will not receive any notification when you are gaming or using an application in full screen.

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