How to enable or disable Live Tiles on Windows 8 Start Screen
Description: The Windows 8 Start Screen is home to different tiles, all displaying different, relevant information. Some of these tiles can also be animated for a more rich experience. Follow this guide to enable or disable live tiles.
- Go to the Start Screen by tapping the Windows Key on the keyboard, or put the mouse in the bottom left corner and click the Start Screen thumbnail.
- Right click on any tile. If it has the ability to be a live tile, a button labeled Turn live tile on/turn live tile off will appear along the menu bar at the bottom. Click this to change the current setting.
- The tile will now be live, displaying information and animations. Repeat this procedure for any desired tiles.