How to Turn On or Of Suggested Actions in Windows 11

This post shows students and new users steps to enable or disable Suggested actions in Windows 11. Suggested actions is a new feature currently available to devices enrolled into Microsoft Insider Preview program.

This feature makes everyday tasks quicker in Windows 11 through inline suggested actions. When you copy a date, time, or phone number, Windows will suggest actions relevant to you such as creating calendar events or making phone calls with your favorite apps.

On copying a phone number or date/time on pages or within apps, Windows will pop up an inline light dismissible UI that suggests ways to call the phone number using Teams or suggests creating the event using supported calendar apps.

This feature will expand to other apps and events, like movies time, sports games and many more.

Below is how to use it in Windows 11

How to enable or disable Suggested Actions in Windows 11

As mentioned above, Suggested Actions is currently available to devices enrolled in Microsoft Insider Preview program that makes everyday tasks quicker in Windows 11 through inline suggested actions.

Examples of Suggested actions:

windows 11 suggested actions number

For date/time actions:

windows 11 suggested actions date and time

Use the steps below to turn this feature On or Off.

Windows 11 has a centralized location for majority of its settings app. 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 System, and select Clipboard on the right pane of your screen shown in the image below.

windows 11 system clipboard

On the System > Clipboard settings pane, toggle the switch to On or Off to enable or disable Suggested actions in Windows.

windows 11 suggested actions disable

You can now close the Setting app.

Conclusion:

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

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