How to move and group tiles and shortcuts on the Start Menu from Windows 10

We all want our files to be organized, so that it's easy to find any application when we need it. Because of that, the new Start Menu from Windows 10 has all its tiles and shortcuts organized in groups. By default, you'll see only two groups, Life at a glance and Play and explore , but you should know that you can create many more. In this article we'll show you how to create a new group in the Start Menu and how to move tiles and shortcuts from one group to another, on any computer or device with Windows 10:

How to move tiles & shortcuts on the Start Menu

Moving tiles and shortcuts in Windows 10's Start Menu is a very simple and straightforward process. All you have to do is drag and drop the tile or shortcut you want moved to the position where you want it in the Start Menu .

How to group tiles & shortcuts on the Start Menu

If you want to create a new group in the Start Menu , start by moving all the tiles and shortcuts you want to add to the new group, to an empty space in the Start Menu . When you move the first tile you'll see a colored rectangle, so you'll know that a new group will be created.

By default, the new group will have no name. If you want to give it a name, hover your cursor above it.

This action will make the Start Menu display a small heading called Name group . If you want to give a name to the group, click or tap on this heading.

Then, type the name you want and press the Enter key on your keyboard or click/tap on any empty space.

The group now has a new name assigned to it. Follow the same procedure for all the tiles & shortcuts groups found in your Start Menu , until all of them are organized just the way you want.


As you can see, if you want to access your files and apps very eas ily, you can organize their tiles and shortcuts in the Start Menu . Now, your apps are grouped according to your preferences. For more articles on Windows 10, check out some of our related guides and if you have any suggestions, questions or problems, do not hesitate to leave a comment below.