In Windows 10, Microsoft may occasionally offer you various suggestions in the Settings app. These suggested contents help Windows 10 users to discover new features of the operating systems, promotes new apps that you may like, or suggest new contents, and they can come in a variety of formats, including advertising forms.

Suggested Content in Settings

If you’re not fond of the “ads” within the Settings app, you can disable the suggested content in the Settings app. This tutorial shows you how to turn off or turn on the showing of suggested content in the Settings app. The setting applies to your own Windows 10 user account.

  1. Open Settings.
  2. Go to Privacy.
  3. On the left pane, click or tap on General.
  4. Toggle the slider to turn Off (disable) or turn On (enable – default value) the setting named Show me suggested content in the Settings app.

    Disable Suggested Content in Settings of Windows 10

Alternatively, you can directly modify the registry through the Registry Editor (regedit) at the following registry key and values:


Or, by running the following commands in Administrator Command Prompt to modify the registry:

reg add "HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\ContentDeliveryManager" /v "SubscribedContent-338393Enabled" /t REG_DWORD /d "0" /f
reg add "HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\ContentDeliveryManager" /v "SubscribedContent-353694Enabled" /t REG_DWORD /d "0" /f
reg add "HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\ContentDeliveryManager" /v "SubscribedContent-353696Enabled" /t REG_DWORD /d "0" /f
reg add "HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\ContentDeliveryManager" /v "SubscribedContent-88000105Enabled" /t REG_DWORD /d "0" /f

Set the value data to “0” to turn off subscribing to suggested content, or “1” to turn on subscribing to suggested content.

Depending on the version and build of Windows 10, the registry keys in use for Suggested Content in Settings may be different.