How To Turn Live Tiles OFF and ON In Windows 8

Here is a short Windows 8 tutorial on how to turn live tiles OFF and ON in Windows 8. The Windows 8 apps have been delivered in a tiles-based interface and some of the apps such as Email, Weather, Calendar, Contacts, etc. display all the updated information.

Live tiles, sometimes, make screen very messed-up and crowded. Moreover, you would definitely not like to let other person view your personal mails, hence I have a solution for this. You can easily turn lives tile OFF. Below given is the step-by-step tutorial on how to turn live tile off.

Also, check out our post on how to open Chrome settings in Windows 8 style.

How To Turn Live Tiles OFF and ON in Windows 8:

  • Go onto the Start Screen of Windows 8.
  • Right-click on that tile you want to turn the live tile OFF.
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  • A horizontal bar will open at the bottom of the screen including options such as ‘Unpin from start’, ‘Smaller’, ‘Turn Live Tile OFF’, and All Apps.
  • Click on ‘Turn Live Tile Off’ to enable the action.
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  • Its done.

Yes, it’s so very simple in case you do not want any latest info from a particular Windows 8, just turn off live tiles.