Recently heard about the “God Mode” and wondering what exactly is it? In this article, we will talk about the Windows 10 God Mode. As we all know that there are numerous features provided in Windows 10 which are very useful. You can access the majority of these features with just some clicks whereas some of them require you to follow some steps and tricks to be accessed. Read the article further to find out what are these steps and what exactly is this Windows 10 God Mode?
What is Windows 10 God Mode?
If you sometimes wish for all the key management settings such as administrative tools, restore options, and other such options to appear in a single window to make your work easier then Windows’ designers have fulfilled your wish through the God Mode. To be clear, there are no additional functions and features unlocked through the God Mode but it is actually a distinct folder which when you enable lets you have access to major administrative and management settings, Control Panel, and other important settings through a single window.
No doubt you can access all these settings by searching them on the Start menu but for doing that you must know what exactly you are trying to find. But with God Mode, you can very conveniently find 206 tools in one place and can easily look for the one you need. A little extra information; “God Mode” is actually the most commonly used and popular name of this special folder but you can give any other title to this folder.
List of tools in Windows 10 God Mode
As written above that God Mode does not provide some extra features but incorporates numerous types of settings and tools in one folder for your ease in working and for time-saving. So below are given numerous types of settings options and tools which are available in the Windows 10 God Mode.
- Administrative Tools
- Backup and Restore
- Color Management
- Credential Manager
- Date and Time
- Devices and Printers
- Ease of Access Center
- File Explorer Options
- File History
- Indexing Options
- Internet Options
- Network and Sharing Center
- Pen and Touch
- Phone and Modem
- Power Options
- Programs and Features
- RemoteApp and Desktop Connections
- Security and Maintenance
- Speech Recognition
- Storage Spaces
- Sync Center
- Tablet PC Settings
- Taskbar and Navigation
- User Accounts
- Windows Defender Firewall
- Windows Mobility Center
- Work Folders
How to Get God Mode in Windows 10?
Now you must be wondering what are the steps and tricks for enabling this God Mode feature in your Windows and where to find it. No need to look further because now we are going to discuss what is the procedure you need to follow to get the Windows 10 God Mode. Follow the below-given steps.
Step 1: Before starting with the main procedure ensure that the account with which you are signed in to your Windows 10 has administrative privileges. Usually, all the accounts with which users normally sign in have the required rights but just in case, you can check it by opening the Settings through the Start menu. Then click on the Accounts tab and go to the Your Info settings and ensure the account has been assigned as Administrator.
Step 2: Now go back to the desktop and in some black space of your screen right-click and in the sub-menu click on “New”. Now select the Folder option from the list which then appears.
Step 3: Once a new folder is created, click on the new folder and either right-click the folder or press the F2 key. From the sub-menu select Rename option. For the new name simply copy and paste the below-given name:
Step 4: Just press the Enter key or click anywhere on the screen to save the new name of the folder. After this, the icon of the Control Panel will appear instead of the folder’s icon. Now double click on this icon or right-click on it and then select Open and you will enter the God Mode.
How to Operate the Windows 10 God Mode?
Once the God Mode folder is created now let’s talk about how you will operate this folder.
Step 1: After opening the God Mode folder you will see a huge list of numerous settings and tools which are categorized and sorted. Now to access a tool you need to either double click on that tool option or right-click on the tool.
Step 2: If you want the process to access a tool to become more simple, right-click on the setting or tool option and then select “Create Shortcut”. There will be a warning saying that a shortcut cannot be created in the God Mode folder so click on Yes to create the shortcut on your desktop.
Step 3: There is also an option to sort all the options in alphabetical order in case you are not able to understand and search in the God Mode default arrangement. For this, you need to right-click on a blank space of your screen in the folder and click on Group by > Name.
Step 4: You can also change the View pattern of the list to see the options as icons instead of text names which makes it quite simple to navigate. You again need to click right on some blank space and click on View > Either choose “Medium icons” or “Large icons”.
How to Disable Windows 10 God Mode?
What if someone invades your privacy and changes your Windows settings nonconsensual i.e. without your consent. No tension because you can also disable the God Mode very easily. You just need to click right on the God Mode folder and click on Delete. This way you God Mode, kind of a shortcut to various Windows settings will get deleted. But you can still access different settings individually through the Control Panel.
If you were wondering whether there is a feature like God Mode then I hope you got the answer that Yes there is a God Mode feature in your Windows 10. You can enable this feature by following the above-mentioned procedure and can easily find and navigate through numerous Windows settings in a single folder. We hope this article was able to satisfy your curiosity.