If you are using Windows 11 for a few days, you might have noticed that you can view the most-used apps in the Start menu by clicking on the
Due to some reason you have disabled and want to enable this option or want to turn off this setting, we will explain how to do it? It is possible to show or hide the most used apps on Windows 11 from the Start menu. You can apply this change on your computer using the Settings app or Local Group Policy Editor.
Most Used is an app list in the Start Menu that lets you find out the apps you frequently opened recently. It helps you re-open those apps quickly if you do not want to search for them or have not pinned them to the Taskbar.
How to Show or Hide Most Used Apps in Start Menu using Settings?
Step 1. Open the Settings app by pressing
Step 2. Click on the
Step 3. On the opposite side of Personalization, click on the
Step 4. Now, turn the toggle switch to the On or Off position next to
How to Turn on or Turn off Most Used Apps in Start Menu via Group Policy?
Do the following steps to enable or disable most used apps entry in Start menu on Windows 11:-
Step 1. Open the Local Group Policy Editor.
Step 2. Navigate to the following path from the left side pane in the Local Group Policy Editor window:-
Computer Configuration > Administrative Templates > Start Menu and Taskbar
Step 3. On the right side pane, look for the policy name
Step 4. From the drop-down menu of
Show:- If you choose the Show option, you will see the Most used apps list on the Windows 11 Start menu.
Hide:- If you select the Hide option, Windows 11 will not show the Most used apps list on the Start menu.