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How To Move Start Menu In Windows 11

Windows 11 provides the flexibility to adjust the position of the Start menu according to your preference. If you want to customize your workspace and enhance productivity, you can easily move the Start menu to a different location on your screen.

To move the Start menu in Windows 11, you need to access the Settings app. There are a few ways to do this:

  1. Press the Windows key and the letter “I” at the same time.
  2. Click the Start button and the Settings gear icon in the Pinned apps section.
  3. Open the Start menu and start typing “Settings”.

Once in the Settings app, follow these steps:

  1. Click on Personalization in the left panel.
  2. Scroll down to find Taskbar.
  3. Click on Taskbar and scroll to the bottom until you see Taskbar behaviors.
  4. Click on the Taskbar Alignment dropdown, which currently says Center, and change it to Left.

This adjustment will shift the Start menu and other taskbar items to the left side of the screen, providing you with a different visual layout and improving your navigation experience in Windows 11.

Accessing the Settings App to Move the Start Menu

To move the Start menu in Windows 11, you first need to access the Settings app. There are a few ways to do this:

  • Press the Windows key and the letter “I” at the same time.
  • Click the Start button and the Settings gear icon in the Pinned apps section.
  • Open the Start menu and start typing “Settings”.

Once you are in the Settings app, follow these steps:

  1. Click on “Personalization”.
  2. Scroll down to find “Taskbar”.
  3. Click on “Taskbar”.
  4. Scroll to the bottom until you see “Taskbar behaviors”.
  5. Click on the “Taskbar Alignment” dropdown, which currently says “Center”.
  6. Change it to “Left”.

This adjustment will shift the Start menu and other taskbar items to the left side of the screen, giving you a different visual layout and improving your navigation experience.

Example table:

Shortcut Description
Windows key + “I” Opens Settings app
Start button + Settings gear icon Opens Settings app
Start menu + Type “Settings” Opens Settings app

“Moving the Start menu to the left side of the screen can help create a more efficient and organized workspace.”

By following these simple steps, you can easily customize your Windows 11 workspace and make it more tailored to your preferences. Enjoy the enhanced productivity and seamless navigation that comes with moving the Start menu!

Moving the Start Menu to the Left Side of the Screen

Once you have accessed the Settings app in Windows 11, you can easily shift the Start menu to the left side of the screen by changing the Taskbar alignment setting to Left. This adjustment can provide a different visual layout and improve your navigation experience.

To begin, follow these simple steps:

  1. Press the Windows key and the letter “I” at the same time to open the Settings app.
  2. Alternatively, you can click the Start button and the Settings gear icon in the Pinned apps section.
  3. If you prefer, you can also open the Start menu and start typing “Settings”. The Settings app will appear in the search results.

Once you are in the Settings app, click on Personalization and then scroll down to find Taskbar. Click on Taskbar and scroll to the bottom until you see Taskbar behaviors. Look for the Taskbar Alignment dropdown, which currently says Center. Click on it and change the setting to Left.

By making this adjustment, you will notice that the Start menu and other taskbar items have now moved to the left side of the screen. Feel free to customize your workspace further based on your preferences and enhance your productivity in Windows 11.