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    Turn On or Off Show more tiles on Start in Windows 10

    Turn On or Off Show more tiles on Start in Windows 10

    How to Turn On or Off 'Show more tiles' on Start in Windows 10
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    How to Turn On or Off 'Show more tiles' on Start in Windows 10

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    A Tile is an image that represents a pinned app on Start. Live tiles on Start display information that are useful at a glance without opening an app.

    The default for tile groups on Start is to have 3 columns of medium sized tiles, but Microsoft has heard feedback from many Insiders who wanted the ability to have a 4th column as well, so they could have two wide or large sized tiles side by side in a group. Starting in Windows 10 Insider Preview build 10547, a Show more tiles setting has been added to be able to do this now. And for the Insiders that want more than 512 tiles on Start; Windows 10 now supports up to 2048.

    This tutorial will show you how to turn on or off Show more tiles on Start for your account in Windows 10.


    EXAMPLE: "Show more tiles" on Start On and Off
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    Here's How:

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

    2. Click/tap on Start on the left side, and turn on or off (default) Show more tiles on the right side. (see screenshots below)

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

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    That's it,
    Shawn



  1. Posts : 25,394
    Dual boot: Windows 10 Home Insider Build 16179 & W8.1 Pro x64 with Media Center
       18 Sep 2015 #1

    Thanks, Shawn.

    Hooray! Since I can't use Tablet mode due to dual monitors this'll be one more step being more like the Start screen.

    I need those 2048 tiles too!
      My ComputersSystem Spec


  2. Posts : 20,709
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 16199
    Thread Starter
       18 Sep 2015 #2

    LOL, I hear that. You can never have enough tiles.
      My ComputersSystem Spec

  3.    20 Sep 2015 #3

    This setting in the Personalization -> Start is not in my production build 10240 of Win 10 Pro x64.
      My ComputerSystem Spec


  4. Posts : 25,394
    Dual boot: Windows 10 Home Insider Build 16179 & W8.1 Pro x64 with Media Center
       20 Sep 2015 #4

    mfaklis said: View Post
    This setting in the Personalization -> Start is not in my production build 10240 of Win 10 Pro x64.
    Hi there. This is for Windows 10 Insider Preview build 10547 as stated in the green information box of this tutorial.
      My ComputersSystem Spec

  5.    15 Oct 2015 #5

    Hi everyone,

    Does anyone know what registry key this setting relates to? I can't seem to find where it is changed in the registry.

    Thanks heaps!
      My ComputerSystem Spec


  6. Posts : 20,709
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 16199
    Thread Starter
       15 Oct 2015 #6

    Hello SunnyBoy,

    I'm still hunting, but no luck yet.
      My ComputersSystem Spec

  7.    17 Oct 2015 #7

    SunnyBoy said: View Post
    Does anyone know what registry key this setting relates to? I can't seem to find where it is changed in the registry.
    Unfortunately according to Process Monitor changing this flag updates the %localappdata%\TileDataLayer\database not the registry.
      My ComputerSystem Spec


 

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