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Pinning and Unpinning Tiles to the Start Screen

Published on June 7, 2014 in Windows 8.1

Pinning

  1. From the Start screen, click the arrow in the bottom-left corner of the screen.
    Pinning and Unpinning Tiles to the Start Screen1
  2. From the Apps menu, right-click the program you would like to add to the Start screen and choose the Pin to Start option.
    Pinning and Unpinning Tiles to the Start Screen2
  3. The program you pinned will now appear on the Start screen.

You can also right-click an icon on your desktop and select Pin to Start. This will not work for documents, but it works just fine for programs.

Unpinning

  1. Right-click the program you wish to unpin from the Start screen and select the Unpin from Start option.
    Pinning and Unpinning Tiles to the Start Screen3
  2. The program is now gone from your Start screen.

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