Windows 10: Sorting Start screen tiles

  1.    06 May 2016 #1

    Sorting Start screen tiles


    Is there no means to sort tiles alphabetically in a Start screen named group? It seems archaic to have to rearrange tiles by hand every time I add a new one, simply to maintain their alphabetic order.
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    64bit Win 10 Pro ver 1703 Build 15063.608
       06 May 2016 #2

    All the information on the tiles in your Start menu is stored in a database folder. I do not know of any way to access these entries and play around with the sort order. The folder is found here: C:\Users\yourname\AppData\Local\TileDataLayer\Database
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