Tech Tip – Personalising News With Widgets


If you’re finding that you’re keeping up with the news more lately, try using ‘Widgets’ to catch upon the news at a glance in Windows 11. Here’s how: 


– Sign into your Microsoft account. 


– To show or hide the widgets board, select the Widgets icon on the taskbar, press the Windows logo key  + W, and click or tap anywhere outside the widgets board. 


– To add widgets, select the ‘Add widgets’ button at the bottom of widgets board and follow the instructions to add widgets. 


– To personalise your news feed widgets, go to ‘Manage your news and interests’ in the Widget settings dialog box. This will open the ‘My Interests’ page in Microsoft Edge. 


– Use the search box to find topics or publishers you want to follow e.g., war in Ukraine. 


– To fine tune your news feed, select ‘Tune your feed’ on the left side of the ‘My Interests’ page to be guided through the steps to set up your news feed.