Microsoft is bombarding Windows 10 users with nag screens
informing them about its services and features such as
After the latest Windows 10 updates, there appears to be a
surge in “Get even more out of Windows” full-screen prompt.
This prompt was previously displayed only on the first start of
the device or after the clean installation of Windows 10, but
Microsoft later started nagging more users with the
You may receive “Get even more out of Windows” prompt with
information about additional services such as Windows Hello
that you can set up. Users have told us that the notification
popped after a recent Windows Update, possibly the February and
According to Microsoft, the post-upgrade setup experience was
announced in May 2018 and it
was shipped with Windows 10 version 1903.
Microsoft says Windows prompt highlights a number of services
that you can use after setting up a Microsoft Account. For
example, the notification recommends users to review the
- Your Phone – Link your Android phone to your Windows PC.
- Windows Hello – Microsoft recommends you to set up Windows
Hello for additional security.
- Office 365 – The notification promotes Office 365.
- Cross-platform and device experience with Microsoft
With this prompt, Microsoft hopes to get more users to discover
Windows 10 and Microsoft account services and use them. The
full-screen prompt could be useful for many and scary for some
people as it resembles the first boot/new device experience.
If you don’t want to set up these services or you have already
enabled some of them, you can skip the notification, but the
prompt may pop up again after the installation of an update or
occasionally after a reboot.
Fortunately, Microsoft allows you to speed up the Windows boot
process by disabling the prompt permanently. To disable this
notification, follow these steps:
- Press Windows key + I to open Settings.
- In Settings, navigate to System > Notifications &
- Scroll and look for ‘Suggest ways I can finish setting up
my device to get the most out of Windows’
- Uncheck this option and the notification will not show up
You should disable the prompt if you are aware of these
services as it may speed up the Windows Update process.