How to Customize Window 8.1 Start Menu

Last Updated: October 15, 2015

Recently, I upgrade my PC window to
window 8.1 in case you are doubting whether to upgrade or not Read here Why do
I need to Upgrade to Window 8 or 8.1. This is very easy on window 8 but it has
been updated on window 8.1 with additional features and changes in how it’s
been setup.
On window 8 if you want to personalize
your start menu you would need to visit the change PC settings by simply moving
your mouse to the top right hand side and click settings then change PC
settings and then edit your start menu. But on window 8.1 it’s not done like
that. Below is the analysis of how you can customize the start menu e.g.
editing the icons, editing the background and other display.

to Customize Window 8.1 Start Menu

1. Press the
window button to move to your window start page menu or move your mouse to the
top right hand side of your monitor and click on start once the right hand side
menu comes out.

2.  While on the start menu move your mouse to
the top right hand side and a menu would slide out from the right handside. On
the menu just click on settings.

3.  Another page comes up as shown below just
click on Personalize

4. Here edit
it to your taste by choose colours and background for your start page.

to Edit and Add New Icons on Window 8.1 Start Page

To Edit: Right click
on any icon you want to edit and you would see a new slide out menu from bottom
of the monitor as shown below.

Just choose any option you wish like
customizing it with and edit it to your taste.
To Add New Icon: Press
Window button to move to start menu, look at bottom left hand-side you would
find an arrow pointing down, click on the arrow and your application list is
displayed to you.
Right click on any icon and choose pin to start option

your Start Page to Different Groups

On the Window 8.1 start page just right
click from anywhere but not on the start programs shortcuts. Once you right
click you would see customize that pops out from bottom right just ignore it
and Name your groups by clicking on them one after the other.

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