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Nov 06 2013

Unsquish Your Windows 8.1 Start Screen Tiles

Here’s a quick tip for Windows 8.1 users.

If you’ve upgraded you may have found that your Start Screen tiles may have been squished down a bit depending upon your screen resolution.

Squished Windows 8.1 Start Screen Tiles (Small)

Squished Windows 8.1 Start Screen Tiles (Small)

This can be a bit annoying if you want to use all of the screen real estate so there is an easy way to expand the tiles to use the screen.

  1. Go to the Start Screen,
  2. Swipe in from the right or hit Windows + C,
  3. Click Settings,
  4. Click Tiles,
  5. Enable the option to Enable more tiles.
Unsquished Windows 8.1 Start Screen Tiles (Small)

Unsquished Windows 8.1 Start Screen Tiles (Small)

Once done you should notice that your tiles fill up more of screen so long as your resolution supports it.

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