How to Make Control Panel More Accessible on Windows 11 Systems

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In the new Windows OS, Control Panel has slowly started being integrated with the Settings app. However, it doesn’t mean that you won’t be able to access the Control Panel separately. This app is essential to many configuration tasks, and you can easily access it in Windows 11. This tutorial will address this and show you how to make Control Panel more accessible on Windows 11 systems.

Make Control Panel More Accessible on Windows 11

There are multiple ways to access it, and you don’t necessarily have to learn all these methods. You can try your hand at them and pick whichever you find easiest.

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Start Menu

  1.  Click on the search icon on the taskbar and type Control Panel.
  2.  Click Open.
    Make Control Panel Accessible Windows 11

This is perhaps the easiest way, and this is my go-to method.

Run Command

  1.  Press Win + R keys on your keyboard.
  2.  Type Control in the Run box and press Enter.
    Run Command

Command Prompt

  1.  Click on the search icon and type cmd.
  2.  Click Open.
    Make Control Panel Accessible Windows 11
  3.  Type Control and press Enter.
    Cmd

Make Control Panel More Accessible

  1.  Use any of the above methods to open Control Panel.
  2.  Right-click on the icon that appears on the taskbar.
  3.  Select Pin to taskbar.
    Make Control Panel Accessible Windows 11

So, next time even if you close the panel, it will appear on the taskbar, and you can quickly access it whenever you want.

Add Control Panel to Desktop

If you want, you can make a desktop icon as well.

Step-1: Open the Settings app using the shortcut keys Win + I.

Step-2: Click on Personalisation.

How to Make Control Panel More Accessible on Windows 11 Systems

Make Control Panel Accessible Windows 11

Step-3: Select Themes from the right pane.

Personalisation Settings

Step-4: Select Desktop icon settings.

Step-5: Check Control Panel.

Step-6: Press OK.

Make Control Panel Accessible Windows 11

I hope this helps. Let us know in the comments below.

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