Undoubtedly, Windows 10 is the most exciting version of Windows till date, having more bells and whistles than can be counted. But even more than that, it includes a ton of little tweaks here and there that make for an overall better user experience. One such small but useful feature makes it possible to have alerts related to upcoming alarms, reminders, and even the incoming VOIP calls (such as those from Skype) to be displayed on the lock screen itself, so that you can take care of them without even have to unlock the PC. The question is, how do you enable this?
Not a problem fellas, as that’s exactly what this write-up is all about. To find out how to show alarms, reminders on lock screen in Windows 10, move over to the other end of the break.
How To Show Alarms, Reminders On Lock Screen In Windows 10?
It’s actually pretty easy to have alerts related to upcoming alarms, reminders, as well as incoming VOIP calls (from apps such as Skype) displayed on the lock screen in Windows 10. In any case, here’s an extensive, step by step walk-through, illustrating how to get this done:
Step 1: With the modern Settings app up and running, click on the System sub-module.
Step 2: As is always the case, a bunch of related settings will be displayed in the left pane. Click on Notifications & actions, and move to the stuff displayed in the facing right pane. Finally, under the Notifications sub-section, click the virtual toggle corresponding to the Show alarms, reminders and incoming VOIP calls on the lock screen option to On. Take a look at the screenshot below:
That’s all there’s to it. Going forward, important reminders, upcoming alerts and VOIP calls will always be displayed on the lock screen. No more missed notifications!
The ability to show alarms, reminders and incoming VOIP calls related alerts on the lock screen is a small but extremely handy feature. Take it for a spin, and don’t forget to leave your comments below.