How do you get to Control Panel on Windows 11 (4 ways)

This tutorial will show you step by step how you get to Control Panel on Windows 11 in 4 different ways.

Control Panel

Control Panel is a component of Microsoft Windows that allows you to view and change settings for Windows.

1. Click on the Windows start menu button or search icon or press the Windows + S keys on your PC's keyboard.

Windows start menu button and search icon

2. Type control panel.

3. Click on Control Panel in the search results.

Open Control Panel in Windows 11 using the search feature

How to open Control Panel in Windows 11 using Run

1. Press the Windows + R keys on your computer's keyboard simultaneously to open a “Run” window.

Open Windows 11 Run

You can also right-click on the Windows start menu button and then click on Run.

2. Type control in the “Run” window.

3. Click on the OK button or press the Enter key on your keyboard.

Open Control Panel in Windows 11 using Run

How to open Control Panel in Windows 11 from Command Prompt (CMD) or Terminal

1. Open a Command Prompt or Terminal window. One way to do this is to press the Windows + X keys on your computer's keyboard simultaneously or right-click on the Windows start menu button and then click on Terminal.

Open Windows 11 Terminal

You can also click on the Windows start menu button or search icon > type cmd > click on Command Prompt when it appears in the search results.

2. In the Terminal or Command Prompt window, you type control.

Open Control Panel in Windows 11 from Command Prompt (CMD) or Terminal

3. Press the Enter key on your keyboard.

How to open Control Panel in Windows 11 using File Explorer

1. Open File Explorer.

Windows 11 File Explorer

You can also open File Explorer by pressing the Windows + E keys on your keyboard simultaneously.

2. Click on the ❯ icon in File Explorer's address bar.

3. Click on Control Panel.

Open Control Panel in Windows 11 using File Explorer Open Control Panel in Windows 11 using File Explorer

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References:

https://www.makeuseof.com/windows-11-open-control-panel/

https://www.howtogeek.com/761291/how-to-open-control-panel-on-windows-11/

https://www.lifewire.com/open-control-panel-in-windows-11-5193187