Create and Use Live Folders on Start in Windows 10

    Create and Use Live Folders on Start in Windows 10

    How to Create and Use Live Folders on Start in Windows 10
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    How to Create and Use Live Folders on Start in Windows 10

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    Live Folders allows you to group tiles on your Start screen into one or more folders on Start. You can arrange and resize tiles in a Live Folder how you want. You can also arrange, resize, and group the tile of a Live Folder how you want like any other tile on your Start screen.

    Live Folders have been available since Windows Phone 8.1 on Windows 10 Mobile phones, but haven't been available on a Windows 10 PC yet.

    Starting with Windows 10 build 15002, you can now now be able to group your Start tiles into folders. Tile folders are a way for you to organize and personal your tiles in Start, and we’re happy to now bring this to Windows 10 PCs.

    This tutorial will show you how to create and use Live Folders on your Start screen in Windows 10.


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    Create and Use Live Folders on Start in Windows 10 OPTION ONE Create and Use Live Folders on Start in Windows 10
    How to Create a Live Folder on Start

    1. Open your Start menu.

    2. Drag and drop a tile you want in a folder on another tile you also want in the same folder. (see screenshot below)

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    3. The two tiles will now be grouped into the same Live Folder. (see screenshots below)

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    Create and Use Live Folders on Start in Windows 10 OPTION TWO Create and Use Live Folders on Start in Windows 10
    How to Open and Close a Live Folder on Start

    1. Open your Start menu.

    2. Click/tap on a Live Folder tile to open it. (see screenshot below)

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    3. While the Live Folder is open, you can click/tap on an app's tile to open the app. You can also arrange and resize tiles in this Live Folder how you want. (see screenshot below)

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    4. Click/tap on the Live Folder arrow to close it. (see screenshot below)

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    Create and Use Live Folders on Start in Windows 10 OPTION THREE Create and Use Live Folders on Start in Windows 10
    How to Resize a Live Folder on Start

    1. Open your Start menu.

    2. Right click or press and hold on a Live Folder tile you want to resize, click/tap on Resize, and click/tap on the size (ex: small, medium, wide, or large) you want. (see screenshot below)

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    Create and Use Live Folders on Start in Windows 10 OPTION FOUR Create and Use Live Folders on Start in Windows 10
    How to Add Tiles to a Live Folder on Start

    1. Open your Start menu.

    2. Do step 3 or step 4 below for how you would like to add a tile to a Live Folder.

    3. Drag and drop a tile on the Live Folder tile, and go to step 5 below. (see screenshot below)

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    4. Open the Live Folder you want to add tiles to. (see screenshot below)

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    A) Drag and drop one or more tiles into the Live Folder, and go to step 5 below.

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    5. The tile(s) will now be added to the Live Folder. (see screenshot below)

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    6. When finished adding tiles, you can close the Live Folder. (see screenshot below)

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    7. You will now see the added tile(s) on the tile of the Live Folder. (see screenshot below)

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    Create and Use Live Folders on Start in Windows 10 OPTION FIVE Create and Use Live Folders on Start in Windows 10
    How to Remove Tiles from a Live Folder on Start

    1. Open your Start menu.

    2. Open the Live Folder you want to remove tiles from. (see screenshot below)

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    3. Drag and drop a tile from within the Live Folder to where you want on Start. (see screenshot below)

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    4. The tile will now be removed from the Live Folder. (see screenshot below)

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    Create and Use Live Folders on Start in Windows 10 OPTION SIX Create and Use Live Folders on Start in Windows 10
    How to Remove a Live Folder on Start

    1. Open your Start menu.

    2. Remove all tiles from the Live Folder you want to remove.

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    That's it,
    Shawn


  1.    09 Jan 2017 #1
    Join Date : Aug 2015
    Raleigh, NC, USA
    Posts : 1,793
    Windows 10 Pro x64

    Is it possible to get rid of the live folder tiles altogether? I won't be using live folders at all and want just my usual list on the start menu.
      My ComputersSystem Spec
  2.    09 Jan 2017 #2
    Join Date : Oct 2013
    Posts : 25,806
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 17046
    Thread Starter

    Hello larc919,

    The live folders will not be on your Start screen unless you create them.
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