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    Apps Screen - Show More Apps in Windows 8.1 Update

    Apps Screen - Show More Apps in Windows 8.1 Update
    How to Turn On or Off Show more apps in Apps view in Windows 8.1 Update
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    23 Mar 2014
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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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    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)


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    (On)

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    Apps Screen - Show More Apps in Windows 8.1 Update OPTION ONE Apps Screen - Show More Apps in Windows 8.1 Update
    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 + 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)

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    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.

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    Apps Screen - Show More Apps in Windows 8.1 Update OPTION TWO Apps Screen - Show More Apps in Windows 8.1 Update
    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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    Hi Shawn,

    There is another update and now added same options for Start screen. You may want to update tutorial
    SS language is Turkish but it's understandable

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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).
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    interesting

    PS: It can translate as: "Show more tiles on Starting screen"
    And results is this;

    http://goo.gl/0kXUOD
    http://goo.gl/9cYRkg
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    It'll be interesting to hear from others if they have the same option as you.
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