How to hide recently added apps in Windows 10


Windows 10 allows the users to make changes in various system departments to get the most out of it and have the best possible experience. We all like different things, and we want to adjust our PCs the way it suits us. Let’s have the Start menu in Windows 10 as an example. If you don’t like how it looks by default, you can make changes with a few clicks. If you haven’t hidden the list of apps, once you click on the Start button, you will see the apps you recently downloaded at the top of the list. If you don’t need that, you can make adjustments and hide recently added apps. We are going to share a quick and easy guide with all the steps required. Let’s see how to hide recently added apps in Windows 10.

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How to hide recently added apps in Windows 10

The start menu is one of many things that you can change in Windows 10. If you want to remove the apps you downloaded recently from the top of the list of apps, follow the steps below:

  • First, click on the Start button.
  • Next, click on the gear icon located on the left side to access the Settings menu.
  • Now click Personalization
  • Among the options, find Start and click on it
  • You will see several options there, find Show recently added apps

  • As you can see, the switch below the option is in blue and set to “On” by default
  • Just click on the button to turn the option off
  • The changes will be made right away

Just click on the Start button, and you will see that the option “Recently added apps” is no longer at the top of the list.

That is all. You have successfully turned off the option.