How to Personalize your Windows 10 Start Menu

Make your Windows Start Menu as you want it to be by adjusting Tile’s size, changing Start Menu colour, adding or removing tiles from it, creating folders, grouping tiles, etc.

Here is how you can customize the design of your Windows 10 Start Menu

Source: Windows 10

How to adjust the size of the Window 10 Start Menu

1.    Open your Windows 10 ‘Start Menu’.

2.    Take your mouse cursor on the ‘Boundary of the Start Menu’. You’ll see cursor will turn into ‘Adjusting button’ (Two-sided facing arrow).

3.    Now, click your mouse button and move it ‘IN or OUT’ to adjust Start Menu size.

4.    After adjusting it as you want, release the mouse button.

Start Menu will resize as you adjusted.

How to enable Windows 10 Start Menu full-screen mode

1.    Open your Windows 10 ‘Start Menu’.

2.    Go to ‘Settings’.

3.    And select ‘Personalization’.

4.    Click on ‘Start’ option.

5.    Go to ‘Use Start full Screen’ section.

6.    And turn on ‘Switch’ of it to enable Start Menu full-screen mode.

How to Pin any application to your Windows 10 Start Menu

You can pin any of the application of your PC to your Windows 10 Start Menu, no matter where the program is stored in the system.

1.    First, locate to the ‘Application’ icon you want to pin to your Windows 10 Start Menu.

2.    Now, right click on the ‘Application’ icon.

3.    And then click on ‘Pin to Start’.

The application will pin to your Start Menu, and you can check and run it from there.

How to Unpin any application from your Windows 10 Start Menu

1.    Open your Windows 10 ‘Start Menu’.

2.    Move the mouse cursor to the ‘Application’ tile you want to unpin from Start Menu.

3.    Right click on Application Tile.

4.    And select ‘Unpin from Start’.

How to adjust the size of your Windows 10 Start Menu tiles

1.    Open your Windows 10 ‘Start Menu’.

2.    Move the mouse cursor to the ‘Application’ tile you wish to resize.

3.    Right click on Application Tile.

4.    And select ‘Resize’.

5.    Now choose a ‘Size’ from the options for the tile.

Size options are:

•    Small

•    Medium

•    Large

•    Wide.

How to relocate the tiles in Windows 10 Start Menu

1.    Open your Windows 10 ‘Start Menu’.

2.    Move the mouse cursor to the ‘Application’ tile you want to relocate.

3.    Now, click on the ‘Tile’ and keep holding your mouse button.

4.    Move it to the location you want to place tile.

5.    And then release your finger from the mouse button.

How to stop Windows 10 Start Menu Live Tiles

A live tile of your Start Menu is much like a slideshow display, which displays live information. If you want to turn off Live tile feature.

Here is how to turn off Windows 10 Start Menu Live tiles,

1.    Open your Windows 10 ‘Start Menu’.

2.    Move the mouse cursor to the ‘Live Tiles’ you want to stop.

3.    Right click on the Live Tile.

4.    And select ‘More’.

5.    Then click on ‘Turn live tile off’.

How to change Windows 10 Start Menu colour

1.    Open your Windows 10 ‘Start Menu’.

2.    Go to ‘Settings’

3.    And select ‘Personalization’.

4.    Click on ‘Colors’ option.

5.    Choose a ‘Colour’ from the different colours.

6.    And ‘Done’. Apply these settings and design your Window 10 Start Menu as you want. You can also do a lot more to modify your Start Menu, like add Folders, create and rename Tile’s group.

Charlie Noah is a Microsoft Office expert and has been working in the technology industry since 2002. As a technical expert, Charlie has written technical blogs, manuals, white papers, and reviews for many websites such as office.com/setup.

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