In Windows 8 I could use WinKey+C to open the Charms. Since the Action Center is at the same location in the operating system, I would assume WinKey+C would open it. But WinKey+C opens Cortana in Windows 10. What opens the Action Center in Windows 10?


To open the Windows 10 Action Center, use Win+A.

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    What if that doesn't do anything? (build 1809 in case that matters) – RomanSt Apr 7 '19 at 13:04
  • This hotkey no longer works... – airstrike Mar 21 '20 at 17:30

Tapping the touchpad with 4 fingers on my Toshiba laptop with Elan drivers also works.

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    I was trying to figure out why the $#@$ Action Center kept opening, so your response helped me. – Frank Schwieterman Jul 28 '17 at 15:51
  • Thanks. It's not a keyboard shortcut technically but it definitely gets the job done! – airstrike Mar 21 '20 at 17:30

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