How to Turn Off Suggested Content in Settings in Windows 11

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This post shows students and new users steps to disable or enable suggested content within the Settings app in Windows 11. Windows has a feature known as suggested content which can offer you suggestions throughout the Settings app.

This content comes in a variety of forms, and can help you discover new features within Settings, or suggest new content and apps you might find interesting. By default, suggested content is enabled and there to help you discover Windows and other new features in within Settings app.

For new users and maybe students, this may be helpful especially when learning how to configure Windows using its many settings. Leaving suggested content feature enabled may help them use and configure Windows easily.

For advanced users who probably already know how and where settings are in Windows, suggested content may not be of much value and may add additional distractions when using Windows.

Below we’ll show you how to disable or enable suggested content in Windows 11.

How to disable suggested content with in Settings in Windows 11

As mentioned above, Windows has a feature known as suggested content which can offer you suggestions throughout Settings. New users and students may find these suggestions useful, but for advanced users, it can add additional distractions in Windows.

Below is how to disable or enable it.

Windows 11 has a centralized location for majority of its settings. From system configurations to creating new users and updating Windows, all can be done from the System Settings pane.

To get to System Settings, you can use the Windows key + i shortcut or click on Start ==> Settings as shown in the image below:

windows 11 start settings

Alternatively, you can use the search box on the taskbar and search for Settings. Then select to open it.

Windows Settings pane should look similar to the image below. In Windows Settings, click Privacy & security, then on the right pane, and select the General tile to expand it.

windows 11 privacy and security general

On the General settings pane, select the tile that reads “Show me suggested content in the Settings app”, then toggle the button to the Off position to disable.

windows 11 show me suggested content in settings

You can exit the Settings app.

How to enable suggested content within Settings in Windows 11

By default suggested content is enabled in Windows 11. However, if you previously disabled it and you wish to re-enable, simply reverse the steps above by:

Go to Start  > Settings  > Privacy & security > General. Turn off Show me suggested content in the Settings app.

windows 11 show me suggested content enabled

That should do it!

Conclusion:

This post showed you how to enable or disable suggested content within the Settings app in Windows 11. If you find any error above or have something to add, please use the comment form below.

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