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Apps Screen - Show More Apps in Windows 8.1 Update


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Apps Screen - Show More Apps in Windows 8.1 Update
This tutorial will show you how to turn on or off to show more apps in Apps view for your account in Windows 8.1 Update.
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How to Turn On or Off Show more apps in Apps view in Windows 8.1 Update
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This tutorial will show you how to turn on or off to show more apps in Apps view for your account in Windows 8.1 Update.
How to Turn On or Off Show more apps in Apps view in Windows 8.1 Update


information   Information
The Start screen can viewed in the Start and Apps view. The Apps view in Windows 8.1 is the new version of the Start Menu -> All Programs that was in Windows 7 and Vista. The Apps screen displays all of your installed Store apps and desktop programs.

The Windows 8.1 Update to be released on April 8th 2014 via Windows Update, adds a setting to show more apps in Apps view.


This tutorial will show you how to turn on or off to show more apps in Apps view for your account in Windows 8.1 Update.


EXAMPLE: "Show more apps in Apps view" Turned On and Off
(Off)
Apps_Default.png
(On)
Show_more_apps_in_Apps_view.png






OPTION ONE
To Turn On or Off Show more apps in Apps view in Charms Bar

1. While on your Start screen (Start or Apps view), open the Charms bar, and click/tap on the Settings charm.​
NOTE: If you like, you could also press the :winkey: + I keys to directly open the Settings charm below.​
2. In Settings, click/tap on Tiles, and do step 3 or 4 below for what you would like to do. (see screenshot below)​
Show_more_apps_in_Apps_view-1.png

3. To Show more apps in Apps view
A) Move the Show more apps in Apps view slider to the right to say Yes, and go to step 5 below. (see screenshot below)​

4. To Not Show more apps in Apps view
NOTE: This is the default setting.​
A) Move the Show more apps in Apps view slider to the left to say No, and go to step 5 below. (see screenshot below)​

5. When finished, you can click/tap on an empty area of your Start screen to close Tiles settings.​
Show_more_apps_in_Apps_view-2.png







OPTION TWO
To Turn On or Off Show more apps in Apps view using a BAT File


Note   Note
The .bat files below are for the registry key and value below.

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\ImmersiveShell\Grid

Layout_ShowMoreAPVApps DWORD

0 = Do not show more apps in Apps view
1 = Show more apps in Apps view


1. Do step 2 or 3 below for what you would like to do.​
2. To Not Show more apps in Apps view
NOTE: This is the default setting.​
A) Click/tap on the Download button below to download the .bat file below, and go to step 4 below.​
Not_Show_more_apps_in_Apps_view.bat
download

3. To Show more apps in Apps view
A) Click/tap on the Download button below to download the .bat file below, and go to step 4 below.​
Show_more_apps_in_Apps_view.bat
download

4. Save the .bat file to your desktop, and run it.​
5. If prompted, click/tap on Run.​
NOTE: If you like, you can stop getting the Run prompt by unblocking the downloaded .bat file.​
6. You will now notice your screen flicker as explorer is restarted to apply the setting.​




That's it,
Shawn


 
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Hello nonpasaran,

Thank you, but I still only see what's under step 5 in OPTION ONE. I don't have that one "Starting screen, the Applied lot more boxes" (loosely translated). :confused:
 

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    Intel i7-8700K OC'd to 5 GHz
    Motherboard
    ASUS Maximus X Code Z370
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    16 GB (8GBx2) G.SKILL TridentZ DDR4 3200 MHz
    Graphics Card(s)
    ASUS ROG-STRIX-GTX1080TI-O11G-GAMING
    Sound Card
    Integrated Digital Audio (S/PDIF)
    Monitor(s) Displays
    3 x 27" Asus VE278Q
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    250GB Samsung 960 EVO M.2,
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It'll be interesting to hear from others if they have the same option as you.
 

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    64-bit Windows 10
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    PC/Desktop
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    CPU
    Intel i7-8700K OC'd to 5 GHz
    Motherboard
    ASUS Maximus X Code Z370
    Memory
    16 GB (8GBx2) G.SKILL TridentZ DDR4 3200 MHz
    Graphics Card(s)
    ASUS ROG-STRIX-GTX1080TI-O11G-GAMING
    Sound Card
    Integrated Digital Audio (S/PDIF)
    Monitor(s) Displays
    3 x 27" Asus VE278Q
    Screen Resolution
    1920x1080
    Hard Drives
    250GB Samsung 960 EVO M.2,
    256GB OCZ Vector,
    6TB WD Black WD6001FZWX
    8TB WD MyCloudEX2Ultra NAS
    PSU
    OCZ Series Gold OCZZ1000M 1000W
    Case
    Thermaltake Core P3
    Cooling
    Corsair Hydro H115i
    Keyboard
    Logitech wireless K800
    Mouse
    Logitech MX Master
    Internet Speed
    300 Mb/s Download and 30 Mb/s Upload
    Browser
    Internet Explorer 11
    Antivirus
    Malwarebyte Anti-Malware Premium
    Other Info
    Logitech Z625 speaker system,
    Logitech BRIO 4K Pro webcam,
    HP Color LaserJet Pro MFP M477fdn,
    Linksys EA9500 router,
    Arris SB6190 cable modem,
    APC SMART-UPS RT 1000 XL - SURT1000XLI,
    Lumia 1520 phone