How to Configure Windows 10 to Show Only Tiles on Start Menu?

The latest Windows versions come with several options that you can use to modify your system for a more personalized experience. Instead of a simple classic screensaver you usually see on your lock screen, you can make Windows 10 Lock screen display a slideshow. Similarly, you can change the usual background on your desktop and set up a slideshow on Windows 10. You will find an app list on the left side of the start menu on your taskbar and pinned Tiles on the right side along with the default settings.

You will, by default, find all the apps present there, including those recently installed. Please scroll down to access any of them. The apps and folders will be on the start menu’s right side.

If you want your start menu to show only tiles, it is possible without getting any third-party application installed on your computer. This risewindows article is going to guide you through the same.

How do I configure Windows 10 to show only Tiles On Start Menu?

Step 1: As the first step, Open the Settings app on your computer.
To do that, go to the taskbar on the desktop and click on the Start button. In the Start button, type Settings. Click on Settings in the search results.
Step 2: Look for the Personalization option under Windows Settings.

Step 3: You will find the Start option on the left side options. Click on it.

Step 4: Remove the app list from the start menu by turning the toggle OFF next to the “Show app list in Start Menu” option.

Once done, it will show only tiles in the start menu.

You can expand it if you want a more extensive start menu. You can do it by pressing and holding the Start Menu’s top corner. Drag it as you see fit.


Quick Tips 

You can still access the app list even if you have turned the toggle OFF in the Settings app. You have to click on the icon on your computer, as shown in the following image.

However, clicking on the all apps icon will temporarily disable the tiles icon.

That is it.

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Also, read How to Replace Default Start Menu of Windows 11 or 10?

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