How to Enable or Disable Calculator Graphing Mode on Windows 10

Make changes in the Gpedit or Regedit and enable the Calculator Graphing Mode in Windows 10.

Calculator Graphing mode

Calculator is one of the most useful tools on Windows 10 for any age user. Graphing mode in this tool provides advanced functions preferably for students. You can plot more than one equation on the graph, add equations with variables, and analyze equations by hovering your mouse over key points. Furthermore, the Windows 10 graphing calculator is also expected to support the common core math curriculum of the United States. You are also able to create and interpret functions as well as comprehend quadratic, linear, and exponential models.

The Windows calculator already also has lots of options on the hamburger menu icon on the left, such as currency converter, temperature converter. However, if you are an insider and running  Windows 10 build 19546 or later you can enable and disable this function. But you can turn on the Graphing mode through small changes in the registry editor or Group policy settings on the original version. Let’s see the ways –

Methods list

1] Using Gpedit or Group Policy Editor
2] Via Regedit or Registry change

 

Enable or Disable Calculator Graphing Mode on Windows 10

Here is how to Enable or Disable Calculator Graphing Mode on Windows 10 –

1] Using Gpedit or Group Policy Editor

The function is not turned on by default however you are able to unlock this by making a small change in the group policy. This administrative tool is however not available for the Windows 10 Home but you can activate it. Once you have installed the package you can follow the method –

  1. Press – Windows + S.
  2. Type in – gpedit.
  3. Hit the – Enter.
  4. Access – User Configuration – Administrative Template – Windows Components – Calculator.
  5. Double-click the – Allow Graphing Calculator.
How to Enable or Disable Calculator Graphing Mode on Windows 10
  1. Select – Enabled to activate Calculator Graphing Mode.
gpedit group policy
  1. If you wish to disable Calculator Graphing Mode, choose – Disabled.
Disable Calculator Graphing Mode using Group Policy Editor
  1. Click Apply and then OK to enable Calculator Graphing Mode.
  2. Restart your system.

2] Via Regedit or Registry change

  1. Press Windows key and type in – regedit.
  2. Hit – Enter.
  3. For User Account Control, select the – Yes.
  4. Once in Registry Editor, go to –

Computer\HKEY_USERS\S-1-5-21-3105168380-3071851799-381973337-1001\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Calculator

Note – The directory may vary for different Windows 10 devices.

  1. Move to the right.
  2. Double-click the – AllowGraphingCalculator.
  3. Put 1 in the Value data box to enable the feature.
regedit dword
  1. To disable Calculator Graphing Mode, set the value to 0.
Disable Calculator Graphing Mode using Registry Editor
  1. Click – OK.
  2. Restart Windows 10.

Download Windows calculator from – Store.

That’s all!!

   
 
 

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