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How to Turn on/off Live Tile on Start Screen of Windows 8.1

Posted in Windows10 years ago • Written by Jenny AaronComments Off on How to Turn on/off Live Tile on Start Screen of Windows 8.1

Microsoft has launched Windows 8 and Windows 8.1 with the Metro UI and the users of Windows 7 who upgraded to Windows 8.1 directly are quite baffled while using it. They are unable to use its features and programs without a proper user’s guide. That is the reason TechZend has brought a complete user’s guide for the users of Windows 8.1. Previously we have discussed to activate camera on the lock screen in Windows 8.1. Today we are going to discuss the Live Tiles of Metro UI.

Windows 8.1 has been introduced with Live Tiles in the Start Screen. You can see Weather, Health, foods and Drinks live tiles in the Metro UI in Windows 8.1. It gives a wonderful and pleasant look to the Start Screen, but some people do not like this style and they want to turn them off. Surely Microsoft allows the users to do so according to their desire. The users can turn their live tiles off if they want so. It just takes a few seconds to complete the process. Here is the process that enables you to turn your live tiles off.

Steps to Turn Live Tile on/off on the Start Screen of Windows 8.1

Step 1: Go to the “Start” button. Clicking it, you will see the “Start Screen” in Windows 8.1.

Disable Live Tiles of Start Screen in Windows 8.1Step 2: You need to select a Live tile that you want to turn off. Right click on the tile will show you some options at the bottom of the page.

Disable Live Tiles of Start Screen in Windows 8.1 2Step 3: You will also see “Turn live tile Off” option in them. You need to select this option and your Live tile will be turned off. Now you will not see it as a live tile. It appears as it has been shown in the image below. You will see you have done it properly and now it will show you no more live view.

Disable Live Tiles of Start Screen in Windows 8.1 3Turn Live Tile On

If you want to turn the live tile on again, then go to start screen and click on the down arrow button shown in the below image.

Down Arrow Start ScreenAfter right-click on your desired app, i have selected avast antivirus app. After that click on “pin to start” button to turn on the live tile of your desired app.

pin to start