Enable God Mode in Windows 11 for Advanced Settings

In this guide, I will show you how to enable God Mode in Windows 11. Enabling God mode in Windows 11 gives you a desktop shortcut to over 200 management settings.

When you enable God Mode in Windows 11 or Windows 10, you get access to all the advanced settings. Enabling the God mode isn’t necessary as Windows 11 search helps you find the setting you are looking for.

The real name for Windows 11 God mode is Windows Master Control Panel shortcut. The God mode has been there since a long time on Windows Operating systems.

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Read: How to enable God Mode in Windows 10

Enabling God Mode in Windows 11 is much easier than it sounds. God Mode is most helpful for advanced Windows users who work in IT or who love tweaking Windows.

If you are using Windows 11, you can enable god mode with few easy steps. After enabling the god mode, you can access all the control panel icons with just one shortcut.

Before you enable the god mode in Windows 11, ensure you activate your Windows 11. Refer to different Windows 11 activation methods.

How to Enable God Mode in Windows 11

Let’s see the steps to enable God mode in Windows 11. Make sure your Microsoft system account has administrator privileges.

Right-click anywhere on your desktop and create a new folder. You can do that by selecting New > Folder.

Enable God Mode in Windows 11
Enable God Mode in Windows 11

After you create a new folder, rename the folder name as God Mode .{ED7BA470-8E54-465E-825C-99712043E01C}.

Enable God Mode in Windows 11
Enable God Mode in Windows 11

When you enter the folder name as God Mode .{ED7BA470-8E54-465E-825C-99712043E01C}, the folder icon instantly changes to control panel icon. The shortcut has no name, and it appears just as an icon.

Read: How to create desktop shortcut using Group Policy

You can copy the Windows 11 God mode icon to another folder such as Documents, Downloads or any other location on your computer.

Windows 11 God Mode Enable
Windows 11 God Mode Control Panel Icon

You can see around 30 different settings available, including Devices and Printers, Administrator Tools, etc. Here’s an example of what you’ll see when you open your Windows 11 God mode folder.

Windows 11 God Mode
Windows 11 God Mode

If you right-click any of the settings within the God mode folder, you can either launch it or create a shortcut.

For example, if you want to create a shortcut to Add or remove programs, you can right-click Add or Remove programs setting and select Create Shortcut. The new shortcut will be placed on the desktop.

Windows 11 God Mode Shortcut Options
Windows 11 God Mode Shortcut Options

There is nothing new that you can find when you enable god mode. It’s just a simple tweak that gives access to all the settings in one place. You can later delete the god mode icon if you want to avoid using it.

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