How to Organize Windows 8 Apps into Groups


This tutorial will explain how you can organize Windows 8 apps into groups on the Start screen of the user interface, into customized groups of your choice in Windows 8.To organize Apps into groups in windows 8 start screen follow the below steps

To organize Windows 8 apps create a New Group do the following:

Step 1
Open the Start screen, if you are not there just press on the WIN key and the start screen will be displayed.

Step 2
Double click and drag an app that will be in your new group until a vertical bar is displayed as you can see in the below screenshot. Once your dragged app has passed the vertical line, you can now drop it creating a new group.

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 To Move an App to another Group

 Option 1

From start screen in Windows 8 Metro user interface, double click and drag an App from one group until it reaches the other group that you want to move it to and then release it. You can move apps to and from groups by simply dragging them to their desired group location.

Option 2

If you drag the app that you want to move to the bottom of the screen, you will see all the groups that you have in small view, you can then select the group that you want to put your app in and simply drag it there.

To Change the Arrangement of Apps within a Group

If you drag the apps into any arrangement in a group, and then release it, the apps will automatically be aligned to a grid within that group.

To Change the Arrangement of Groups

Click on the zoom tag on the bottom right of the screen to be able to view the groups and drag them to change their position etc. This is shown in the below screenshots.

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