How to Fix: Windows 10 Notifications Disappear Too Quickly

August 19th, 2019 by Admin Leave a reply »

Windows 10 notifications disappear too quickly from the bottom right of your screen before you can read them? By default, the notifications will pop up for 5 minutes before they are sent off to the Action Center. If you would like the notifications to stay a litter longer, here are 3 ways to change Windows 10 notification duration with ease.

Method 1: Change Windows 10 Notification Duration from Settings App

  1. Open the Settings app, and click on the Ease of Access.

  2. Choose the Display tab on the left side. On the right, click the “Show notifications for” drop down menu and you can change the time duration from the default 5 seconds to 7, 15, 30 seconds or even 5 minutes.

  3. Your notifications will now stay longer on the bottom right of your screen before they disappear.

Method 2: Change Windows 10 Notification Duration from Control Panel

  1. Open the Control Panel in Large icons view, and click on Ease of Access Center.

  2. Under the “Explorer all settings” section, click on the “Use the computer without a display” link.

  3. Scroll down to the “Adjust time limits and flashing visuals” section, click the drop-down list to specify how long Windows notification dialog boxes should stay open.

  4. Click OK to save your changes.

Method 3: Change Windows 10 Notification Duration from Registry Editor

  1. Open Registry Editor and navigate to the key: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Control Panel\Accessibility. Double-click the DWORD MessageDuration on the right pane to modify it.

  2. The Edit DWORD Value window will appear. Set Base to Decimal and enter the time duration in seconds. If you enter 300, notifications will disappear within five minutes.

  3. Close Registry Editor. You have to log off or restart your computer to make the changes take effect.