In this tutorial, we will share some basic tips of Windows 8.1, which will be also helpful in Windows 8 and Win 10, that will help you in day to day normal usage.
1. Access Shutdown, Command Prompt and More
2. Log In Directly To Desktop
When you start your Windows 8.1 / 8 PC, by default it take you to the Start Screen / Metro UI. To go to the Desktop instead of start screen – right-click on the desktop toolbar, select Properties and go to the Navigation tab. Select “When I sign in or close all apps on a screen, go to the desktop instead of Start”.
3. Customize Home Screen Tiles
You can resize the Tiles by right click on any Tiles of Start Screen in Windows 8.1 Besides resizing icons, you can move and group tiles, just go to your Start Screen and right-click out of the tiles. After grouping your tiles, you can also name them by filling in the Name Group field.
Windows 8.1 allows you to customize your start screen. Just swipe the Settings Charm menu and tap on Settings. Click on Personalize to change the colors of the background.