How To Configure Windows 10 To Show Only Tiles On Start Menu

Are you tired of seeing a cluttered Start menu on your Windows 10? Do you want to simplify it by showing only the tiles? In this tutorial, we will guide you on how to configure your Windows 10 Start menu to show only tiles. Follow these simple steps:

Step 1: Open Settings

First, click on the Start button and select the gear icon on the left-hand side to open Settings.

Step 2: Go to Personalization

Once you are in Settings, click on Personalization.

Step 3: Click on Start

From the left-hand side menu, click on Start.

Step 4: Toggle “Show app list in Start menu” off

Scroll down until you see the option “Show app list in Start menu” and toggle it off.

Step 5: Toggle “Use Start full screen” on

Next, scroll back up and toggle on “Use Start full screen.”

Step 6: Restart your PC

Finally, restart your PC to see the changes take effect.

Step 7: Enjoy a Simplified Start Menu

Congratulations! You have successfully configured your Windows 10 to show only tiles on the Start menu. Enjoy the clean and simplified view.

Frequently Asked Questions

1. Can I still access my apps if I turn off the app list in Start menu?

Yes, you can still access your apps by clicking on the “All apps” button at the top of the Start menu.

2. Will this affect my search functionality?

No, this will not affect your search functionality. You can still search for apps and files on your PC using the search bar on the taskbar.

3. How do I customize the tiles on my Start menu?

To customize the tiles on your Start menu, simply right-click on the tile and select “Resize,” “Unpin from Start,” or “Turn live tile off.” You can also drag and drop tiles to rearrange them.

  • Make sure to follow all the steps correctly to avoid any errors.
  • If you want to revert to the default Start menu, simply toggle off “Use Start full screen” and toggle on “Show app list in Start menu.”
  • You can also customize the background and color scheme of your Start menu by going to Settings > Personalization > Colors.
1Open Settings.
2Go to Personalization.
3Click on Start.
4Toggle “Show app list in Start menu” off.
5Toggle “Use Start full screen” on.
6Restart your PC.
7Enjoy a Simplified Start Menu.

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