1.    10 Nov 2015 #1
    Join Date : Nov 2015
    Posts : 3
    Windows 10

    Setting Start Screen as default

    Just downloaded Windows 10. So far early days, but...

    I am irritated by the "Windows 8" apps screen, set as my default. It shows all the tiles I need and seems to work well enough, but if (for example) I go into emails and then want to come out, I'm taken back to the start menu and must click on "Windows 8" again to open the apps screen.

    Is there any way I can change settings so I'm returned immediately to the apps screen? I know it's just a couple more clicks but it seems so pointless to be slowed down every time in that way.

    Help appreciated.
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  2.    10 Nov 2015 #2
    Join Date : Apr 2014
    Space coast of Florida
    Posts : 3,802
    Windows 10 Pro X64 14393.105

    The closest you can get top this I believe is to set Tablet mode, but that does have other effects. You would have to try it and decide if it's okay for you.

    Tablet Mode - Turn On or Off in Windows 10 - Windows 10 Forums
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  3.    11 Nov 2015 #3
    Join Date : Nov 2015
    Posts : 3
    Windows 10

    I switched to tablet mode and that seems to suit my purposes better, so thanks for the suggestion.
    Still I have to click twice to return from an app to the tiles screen, though... it's not a problem - just annoying.
    Thanks again for your reply.
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  4.    11 Nov 2015 #4
    Join Date : Dec 2013
    Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada
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    Windows 10 IoT

    Try just pressing the key on the keyboard.
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  5.    11 Nov 2015 #5
    Join Date : Nov 2015
    Posts : 3
    Windows 10

    Slowly getting there... the windows key worked as well.
    I didn't know it.

    Thanks again guys for all your help. It proved very useful.
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