Turn On or Off Automatically Restart Apps after Sign In in Windows 10  

    Turn On or Off Automatically Restart Apps after Sign In in Windows 10

    Turn On or Off Automatically Restart Apps after Sign In in Windows 10

    How to Turn On or Off Automatically Restart Apps after Sign In in Windows 10
    Published by Category: Apps & Features
    07 Jun 2021
    Designer Media Ltd



    How to Turn On or Off Automatically Restart Apps after Sign In in Windows 10


    Starting with at least Windows 10 build 18963, you can have Windows automatically save your restartable apps when you sign out, restart the computer, or shut down the computer and restart them after your sign in.

    This new Restart apps setting has been separated from the old Use my sign-in info to automatically finish setting up my device and reopen my apps after an update or restart setting.


    Starting with Windows 10 build 18990, in addition to registered desktop apps, when you opt into this setting, the majority of open UWP apps are now also automatically restarted as well. To reduce sign-in time, UWP apps are restarted minimized, in a suspended state, giving Windows and other apps more resources to get started.

    See also: Stop Microsoft Edge from starting automatically | Microsoft Edge Support

    This tutorial will show you how to turn on or off automatically restart apps after sign in for your account in Windows 10.


    Contents

    • Option One: Turn On or Off Automatically Restart Apps after Sign In in Settings
    • Option Two: Turn On or Off Automatically Restart Apps after Sign In Power menu on Start menu
    • Option Three: Turn On or Off Automatically Restart Apps after Sign In using a REG file






    OPTION ONE

    Turn On or Off Automatically Restart Apps after Sign In in Settings


    1 Open Settings, and click/tap on the Accounts icon.

    2 Click/tap on Sign-in options on the left side, and turn On or Off (default) Automatically save my restartable apps when I sign out and restart them after I sign in for what you want under Restart apps on the right side. (see screenshot below)

    3 When finished, you can close Settings if you like.

    Turn On or Off Automatically Restart Apps after Sign In in Windows 10-restart_apps.jpg






    OPTION TWO

    Turn On or Off Automatically Restart Apps after Sign In Power menu on Start menu


    This option is only available in Windows 10 build 21359 and higher.


    1 Open the Start menu .

    2 Click/tap on the Power menu button on the bottom left side of the Start menu. (see screenshot below)

    3 Click/tap on Restart apps after signing in to check (on) or uncheck (off - default) for what you want.

    Turn On or Off Automatically Restart Apps after Sign In in Windows 10-restart_apps_after_signing_in_start_power_menu.jpg






    OPTION THREE

    Turn On or Off Automatically Restart Apps after Sign In using a REG file


    The downloadable .reg files below will modify the DWORD value in the registry key below.

    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon

    RestartApps DWORD

    0 = Off
    1 = On


    1 Do step 2 (on) or step 3 (off) below for what you would like to do.


    2 To Turn On Automatically Restart Apps after Sign In

    A) Click/tap on the Download button below to download the file below, and go to step 4 below.

    Turn_ON_Restart_apps_after_sign_in_for_current_user.reg

    Download


    3 To Turn Off Automatically Restart Apps after Sign In

    This is the default setting.

    A) Click/tap on the Download button below to download the file below, and go to step 4 below.

    Turn_OFF_Restart_apps_after_sign_in_for_current_user.reg

    Download


    4 Save the .reg file to your desktop.

    5 Double click/tap on the downloaded .reg file to merge it.

    6 When prompted, click/tap on Run, Yes (UAC), Yes, and OK to approve the merge.

    7 You can now delete the downloaded .reg file if you like.


    That's it,
    Shawn Brink






  1. Posts : 11
    windows 10
       #1

    Hi thanks alot, that was very helpful
      My Computer


  2. Posts : 17,585
    Win 10 Pro 64-bit v1909 - Build 18363 Custom ISO Install
       #2

    Hello @hamid3pnn,

    Just as a side note. The Related Tutorials [ at the bottom of the Related Tutorials above ] are also worth looking at for OTHER Sign-In options.

    I hope this helps.
      My Computer


 

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