Privacy and Security Enable or Disable Suggested Content in Settings in Windows 11


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Microsoft can offer you suggestions throughout Settings. This content comes in a variety of forms, and can help you discover new features within Settings, or suggest new content and apps you may find interesting.

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This tutorial will show you how to turn on or off show suggested content in the Settings app for your account in Windows 11.


Contents

  • Option One: Turn On or Off Suggested Content in Settings app in Settings
  • Option Two: Turn On or Off Suggested Content in Settings app using REG file




Option One

Turn On or Off Suggested Content in Settings app in Settings


1 Open Settings (Win+I).

2 Click/tap on Privacy & security on the left side, and click/tap on General on the right side. (see screenshot below)

Open General settings

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3 Turn On (default) or Off Show me suggested content in the Settings app for what you want on the right side. (see screenshot below)

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4 You can now close Settings if you like.




Option Two

Turn On or Off Suggested Content in Settings app using REG file


1 Do step 2 (on) or step 3 (off) below for what you want.

2 Turn On Suggested Content in Settings

This is the default setting.


A) Click/tap on the Download button below to download the REG file below, and go to step 4 below.​

Turn_ON_suggested_content_in_Settings.reg


(Contents of REG file for reference)
Code:
Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\ContentDeliveryManager]
"SubscribedContent-338393Enabled"=dword:00000001
"SubscribedContent-353694Enabled"=dword:00000001
"SubscribedContent-353696Enabled"=dword:00000001

3 Turn Off Suggested Content in Settings

A) Click/tap on the Download button below to download the REG file below, and go to step 4 below.​

Turn_OFF_suggested_content_in_Settings.reg


(Contents of REG file for reference)
Code:
Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\ContentDeliveryManager]
"SubscribedContent-338393Enabled"=dword:00000000
"SubscribedContent-353694Enabled"=dword:00000000
"SubscribedContent-353696Enabled"=dword:00000000

4 Save the .reg file to your desktop.

5 Double click/tap on the downloaded .reg file to merge it.

6 When prompted, click/tap on Run, Yes (UAC), Yes, and OK to approve the merge.

7 You can now delete the downloaded .reg file if you like.


That's it,
Shawn Brink


 

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