How to Create Live Tiles and Widgets in Windows 11?


When Microsoft upgrades windows 10 to windows 11, the Live titles feature to remove from windows 11. If you like the Live titles feature of windows 10 and want to in windows 11. It’s possible by the “Live Tiles Anywhere” app. You can use it on the Start Menu as well as Desktop Widgets.

But if you want to use the “Live Tiles Anywhere” app, you need to go through many steps.

In this risewindows article, we will guide you on how to Create Live Tiles and Widgets in Windows 11 in an easy way.

How to Install ‘Live Tiles Anywhere’ on Windows 11?

Step 1. Firstly, navigate the Microsoft store to download Live Tiles Anywhere.


Step 2. Then, click the Get button.

Step 3. Now, When the browser prompts, click the button Open Microsoft Store.


Step 4. Next,  the “Microsoft Store” app will open and search “Live Tiles Anywhere” for you. Click the Get button.


Step 5. After that, When you’re done, the app is downloaded and installed automatically on your Windows 11 machine. In place of the “Get” button, now the “Open” button will appear.


You can close the Microsoft Store window now.

How to Create Live Tiles Anywhere on Windows 11?

Step 1. Once the “Live Tiles Anywhere” app is installed on your computer, launch it from the Start menu by clicking on the Start button and selecting the app name.


Step 2. After that, When “Live Tiles Anywhere” opens up, select the CUSTOM TILES tab on the top of the screen, then click on the Create a new custom tilebutton.


Step 3. Then, the “Tile Editor” window opens up. Click on Element to execute in the left panel.


Step 4. Click on the drop-down menu in the middle pane and select Installed apps in the list.


Step 5. Then, click on the Pick an app button under the Apps section.

Step 6. After that, In the “Pick an app” window, select an app from the list for your first Live Tile and click on the Save button.


There are a few other customization options available here, such as visual image, visual branding, background color, text color, etc., that you can look through.

Step 7. Next, click the Save button on the toolbar and then select the Save and continue option.


Step 8. Now, under the “CUSTOM TILES” tab, right-click the tile you have created and select “Pin to the Start menu.”


Step 9. When prompted, click Yes.


Currently, the app isn’t optimized to show live tiles in the Windows 11 Start Menu. It will just show an icon of the app. We are expecting the developer will add “live tile” support in the next release.

How to Use Tiles as Widgets on Windows 11?

Once you created a custom live tile or want to use built-in app tiles as Widgets on Windows 11 desktop, do the following steps:-

Step 1. Open the “Live Tiles Anywhere” app and navigate to the “ALL APPS” tab.


The above step will directly put the widget on the desktop. You can arrange them on the desktop in any area where you want to see them.


That’s it.

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