Windows 10 gathers and sends to Microsoft an Activity History of the programs and applications you run on your PC. Whether or not you block or disable this, Microsoft Privacy Dashboard always shows an ‘Activity History’ of applications and programs you’ve got opened on your computer. During this article, we will guide you through the whole procedure of how Windows 10 sends your Activity History to Microsoft.

How Windows 10 sends your Activity History to Microsoft

To see how Windows 10 sends your Activity History to Microsoft, follow this procedure step by step.

Click the Search button on the taskbar. Type Settings within the search box and so click the Settings option as the following image is showing.

As soon as you click the Settings option, the subsequent Windows Settings screen will appear.

Click the Privacy option as highlighted within the above image. As you click the Privacy option, the following screen will appear.

As you can see that the screen is split into two parts. Click the Activity history from the left side of the screen as highlighted in the above image. The Activity history option will show the following options on the screen.

Check the Let Windows collect my activities from this PC and Let Windows sync my activities from this PC to the cloud checkboxes. You can also click the Clear button to clear the Activity History as highlighted in the above image. Then check the right side of the screen and click the Privacy dashboard option as the following image is showing.

As you click the Privacy dashboard option, the following dialogue box will appear.

Click the Microsoft Edge option and then click the OK button as highlighted in the above image. You will be redirected to the following page.

Click the My activity option to check your Activity History. Go back to the Activity history in the Settings app and click the Diagnostic & feedback option as the following image is showing.

As you click the Diagnostic & feedback option, the following screen will appear.

Click the Full radio button to send all the activity to Microsoft as highlighted in the above image.

Conclusion

By following this procedure, you will be able to see how Windows 10 sends your Activity History to Microsoft.

How Windows 10 sends your Activity History to Microsoft
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Karim Buzdar

About the Author: Karim Buzdar holds a degree in telecommunication engineering and holds several sysadmin certifications. As an IT engineer and technical author, he writes for various web sites. He blogs at LinuxWays.

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