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How to Disable Live Tiles in Windows 10 Start Menu

Live tiles in Windows 10 Start Menu display information at a glance without opening the app. Also, Live tiles show live previews of application content and show notifications to the users. Now, many users don’t want these Live tiles in their Start Menu as they consume a lot of data to update the previews. Now Windows 10 have an option to disable particular applications Live tiles, and you just have to right-click on a tile and select “Turn live tile off” option.

How to Disable Live Tiles in Windows 10 Start Menu

But if you want to disable the Live tile preview for all the applications completely, then there are no such settings in Windows 10. But there is a registry hack through which this can be easily achieved. So without wasting any time let’s see How to Disable Live Tiles in Windows 10 Start Menu with the help of the below-listed guide.

How to Disable Live Tiles in Windows 10 Start Menu

Make sure to create a restore point, just in case something goes wrong.

Method 1: Unpin the tile from Start Menu

Although this will only work for a particular application, this method is sometimes useful if you want to disable the Live tiles for a particular app.

1. Click on Start or press Windows Key on the keyboard.

2. Right-click on the particular app, then selects “Unpin from Start.”

Right-click on the particular app then select Unpin from Start | How to Disable Live Tiles in Windows 10 Start Menu

3. This will successfully remove the particular tile from the Start Menu.

Method 2: Turn Off Live Tiles

1. Click on Start or press Windows Key on the keyboard.

2. Right-click on the particular app then chooses More.

3. From the Choose menu, click on “Turn Live Tile Off“.

Right-click on the particular app then choose More and click Turn Live Tile off

4. This will disable Live tiles in Windows 10 Start Menu for a particular app.

Method 3: Disable Live Tiles using Group Policy Editor

1. Press Windows Key + R then type gpedit.msc and hit Enter.

gpedit.msc in run

2. Now, under Group Policy Editor, navigate to the following path:

User Configuration -> Administrative Templates -> Start Menu and Taskbar -> Notifications

3. Make sure to select Notifications then from right window pane double-click on “Turn off tile notifications.

Disable Windows 10 tile notifications

4. Make sure to set it to Enabled then click Apply followed by OK.

5. This will disable live tiles feature for all apps on Start Screen.

Method 4: Disable Live Tiles using Registry Editor

1. Press Windows Key + R then type regedit and hit Enter.

Run command regedit | How to Disable Live Tiles in Windows 10 Start Menu

2. Now navigate to the following registry key:

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion

3. Right-click on CurrentVersion then select New > Key and then name this key as PushNotifications.

Right-click on CurrentVersion then select New then Key and then name this key as PushNotifications

4. Now right-click on PushNotifications key and select New > DWORD (32-bit) value.

5. Name this new DWORD as NoTileApplicationNotification and then double-click on it.

Name this new DWORD as NoTileApplicationNotification and then double-click

6. Change the value of this DWORD to 1 and click OK.

Change the value of DWORD to 1 | How to Disable Live Tiles in Windows 10 Start Menu

7. Close Registry Editor and reboot your PC to save changes.

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That’s it you have successfully learned How to Disable Live Tiles in Windows 10 Start Menu but if you still have any questions regarding this post then feel free to ask them in the comment’s section.

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Aditya Farrad

Aditya is a self-motivated information technology professional and has been a technology writer for the last 7 years. He covers Internet services, mobile, Windows, software, and How-to guides.

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