Windows 10's Start menu comes with tiles for everything from Candy Crush to Paint 3D. Windows 10's next update, code name 19h1 and expected in April 2019, will let you clear all of these plates in six clicks.
This is thanks to a new feature that lets you unload the entire group of tiles. Instead of right clicking on each tile one by one and clicking on "Unpin From Start", right-click on a whole group of tiles and select "Unpin Group From Start." Microsoft's Jen Gentleman demonstrated this new option on Twitter:
Group unpin in Start ̵1; Makes it much faster to clear things away if you want to start fresh #WindowsInsiders pic.twitter.com/4ITm32Ciyq
– Jen Gentleman 🌺 (@JenMsft) [JenGentleman October 31, 2018
We counted only three groups of plates-create, play and explore-on a new installation of Windows 10 19H1. That means it only takes six short clicks to get rid of every last tiled tile.
You just need to right-click on a group title, select "Unpin Group From Start" and repeat a few times. Since Candy Crush FarmVille 2 and any other included apps you do not care about will be buried under All Apps where you do not need to see them.
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Of course, you can get rid of all these annoying tiles today, if you do not already have it. Just right-click on a tile and select "Unpin From Start" to remove it. Or, if you use a touch screen, press link each plate instead. You just have to do it slowly, one by one.
You can then simply point your favorite shortcuts to the Start menu. Just right-click a shortcut under All apps and select "Pin to Start", or drag and drop shortcut to the right of the start menu.
With Windows 10, you can move the plates and group them by dragging them, and you can also right-click on a tile and use the "Resize" menu to make it extra big or small.
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