Windows into what matters the most
Here are eleven Windows 11 Widgets everyone should explore and enjoy. Listed in alphabetical order because we could never pick a favorite.
1. Calendar: Never miss a beat
Whether you need to schedule future appointments, check upcoming events, or just plan your day, the Calendar Widget lets you check in and glance ahead, so you never miss a beat.
2. Entertainment: Enjoy the show
Your shows, new shows, shows you should be watching, movies, and more—the Entertainment Widget gives you a friendly and informative alert when they’ve been released in the Microsoft Store.
3. Esports: Keep your head in the game
Curious to see who’s competing next or which team won the match of the moment? The Esports Widget makes it easy for fans, spectators, and Esports newbies to see all recent matches.
4. Photos: Relive your magical memories
Whether you want to share pictures from a recent trip with colleagues, or just keep a few precious photos of your kids close by during the workday, the Photos Widget cycles through photos and images you’ve saved to OneDrive or other photo sharing accounts.
5. Sports: Keep an eye on your teams
From current scores and recent results to other highlights, the Sports Widget keeps you updated in real time. Personalize it by changing yours to show your favorite leagues and teams.
6. Tips: Get helpful computer advice
Curious about your computer’s capabilities? The Tips Widget provides brief advice on all things Windows 11 and Microsoft Edge. Learn as you go, with bite-sized amounts of information.
7. To Do: Stay on top of things
Easily create a list of tasks, be reminded of them in an intuitive way, and mark them off your list as they’re completed. The To Do Widget helps keep you on point throughout the day—like having your own personal assistant built right into your device.
8. Traffic: Plan your route
Whether you’re commuting, running errands, or picking up the kids, get a quick look at traffic conditions with the Traffic Widget to help plan your route.
9. Watchlist: Follow the stock market
Looking to start following the market? The Watchlist Widget monitors stock values throughout the day. And, just like the Sports Widget, you can make it yours by customizing which stocks appear.
10. Weather: Stay warm and dry
Need to know whether to bring a coat, hat, umbrella, or just yourself? The Weather Widget shares real-time weather conditions in your area, as well as the forecast for the following three days.
11. Top Stories: Get the news when you want
And last but certainly not least, stay up to date with recent news with the Top Stories Widget. This hard-working Widget aggregates headlines from a range of news sources so the latest news is always at your fingertips.
And that’s the word on Widgets
Whether it’s the latest weather forecast, basketball score, an upcoming appointment, or a breaking news article, Widgets magically keep tabs on the topics that matter most to you. Don’t have Windows 11 yet? Look into upgrading today so you can take advantage of all these wonderful Widgets.