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Enable or Disable Shared Experiences Feature in Windows 10

Enable or Disable Shared Experiences Feature in Windows 10: With the introduction of Windows 10 Creator Update, a new feature called “Shared Experience” is being introduced which allows you to share experiences, send messages, synchronize apps and allows apps on your other devices to open apps on this device etc. In short, you can open an app on your Windows 10 PC then you can continue using the same app on another device such as on Mobile (Windows 10).

Enable or Disable Shared Experiences Feature in Windows 10

On Windows 10 this feature is enabled by default but if it isn’t then don’t worry as we will show you how to do that. Also, if the Shared Experience settings are greyed out or missing then you could easily enable this feature through Registry. Anyway, without wasting any time let’s see How to Enable or Disable Shared Experiences Feature in Windows 10 with the help of the below-listed guide.

Enable or Disable Shared Experiences Feature in Windows 10

Make sure to create a restore point just in case something goes wrong.

Method 1: Enable or Disable Shared Experiences Feature in Windows 10 Settings

1.Press Windows Key + I to open Settings then click on System.

click on System

2.Now from the left-hand menu click on Shared Experiences.

3.Next, under right-hand side window, turn ON the toggle forShare across devices” to Enable Shared Experiences Feature in Windows 10.

Turn ON the toggle under Share across devices to Enable Shared Experiences Feature

Note: The toggle has a heading “Let me open apps on other devices, send messages between them, and invite others to use apps with me“.

4.From “I can share or receive fromdrop-down select either “My devices only” or “Everyone” depending on your choice.

From I can share or receive from drop-down select either My devices only or Everyone

Note: By default “My devices only” settings is selected which will restrict you to only use your own devices to share & receive experiences. If you select Everyone then you will also be able to share & receive experiences from other’s devices as well.

5.If you want to Disable Shared Experiences Feature in Windows 10 then simply switch off the toggle forShare across devices“.

Switch off the toggle for Share across devices

6.Close Settings then reboot your PC to save changes.

This how you Enable or Disable Shared Experiences Feature in Windows 10 but if you are still stuck or the settings are greyed out then follow the next method.

Method 2: Enable or Disable Shared Experiences Feature in Registry Editor

1.Press Windows Key + R then type regedit and hit Enter.

Run command regedit

2.To Turn On Share Apps Across Devices from My devices only:

a)Navigate to the following registry key:

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\CDP

Enable or Disable Shared Experiences Feature in Registry Editor

b)Double-click on CdpSessionUserAuthzPolicy DWORD then change it’s value to 1 and click OK.

Double-click on CdpSessionUserAuthzPolicy DWORD then change it's value to 1

c)Similarly double-click on NearShareChannelUserAuthzPolicy DWORD and set it’s value to 0 then hit Enter.

Change the Value of NearShareChannelUserAuthzPolicy DWORD to 0

d)Again double-click on RomeSdkChannelUserAuthzPolicy DWORD then change it’s value to 1 and click OK.

Change the Value of RomeSdkChannelUserAuthzPolicy DWORD to 1

e)Now navigate to the following registry key:

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\CDP\SettingsPage

Navigate to the SettingsPage under CDP registry key

f)In the right-hand side window double-click on RomeSdkChannelUserAuthzPolicy DWORD then change it’s value to 1 and click OK.

Change the Value of RomeSdkChannelUserAuthzPolicy DWORD under SettingsPage to 1

3.To Turn On Share Apps Across Devices from Everyone:

a)Navigate to the following registry key:

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\CDP

Enable or Disable Shared Experiences Feature in Registry Editor

b)Double-click on CdpSessionUserAuthzPolicy DWORD then change it’s value to 2 and hit Enter.

Change the Value of CdpSessionUserAuthzPolicy DWORD to 2

c)Similarly double-click on NearShareChannelUserAuthzPolicy DWORD and set it’s value to 0 then click OK.

Change the Value of NearShareChannelUserAuthzPolicy DWORD to 0

d)Again double-click on RomeSdkChannelUserAuthzPolicy DWORD then change it’s value to 2 and click OK.

Change the Value of RomeSdkChannelUserAuthzPolicy DWORD to 2 in registry

e)Now navigate to the following registry key:

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\CDP\SettingsPage

Navigate to the SettingsPage under CDP registry key

f)In the right-hand side window double-click on RomeSdkChannelUserAuthzPolicy DWORD then change its value to 2 and hit Enter.

Change the Value of RomeSdkChannelUserAuthzPolicy DWORD to 2 in registry

4.To Turn Off Share Apps Across Devices:

a)Navigate to the following registry key:

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\CDP

Enable or Disable Shared Experiences Feature in Registry Editor

b)Double-click on CdpSessionUserAuthzPolicy DWORD then change it’s value to 0 and hit Enter.

Double-click on CdpSessionUserAuthzPolicy DWORD then change it's value to 0

c)Similarly double-click on NearShareChannelUserAuthzPolicy DWORD and set it’s value to 0 then click OK.

Change the Value of NearShareChannelUserAuthzPolicy DWORD to 0

d)Again double-click on RomeSdkChannelUserAuthzPolicy DWORD then change it’s value to 0 and click OK.

Double-click on RomeSdkChannelUserAuthzPolicy DWORD then change it's value to 0

5.Once done, close everything then reboot your PC.

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That’s it you have successfully learned How to Enable or Disable Shared Experiences Feature in Windows 10 but if you still have any questions regarding this post then feel free to ask them in the comment’s section.

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Aditya Farrad

Aditya is a self-motivated information technology professional and has been a technology writer for the last 7 years. He covers Internet services, mobile, Windows, software, and How-to guides.

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