How to make Start Menu full-screen in Windows 10

If you like a large Start Menu, then this post will show you how to make the Start Menu in Windows 10 go full screen when on the desktop. If you don’t want to boot directly to the Start Screen, but would like to boot to the Windows 10 desktop, with a full screen Start Menu, then this post is for you.

Make Start Menu full screen in Windows 10

Windows 10 allows you to have a full-screen Start Menu. This can be especially useful on touch devices. To use a full screen Start Menu when on the desktop, type Settings in the taskbar search and click on Settings.

Click on Personalization and then on Start. You will see the following window.

Here under Start behaviors, select Use full-screen Start when in the Desktop.

That is all you need to do!

make start menu full-screen

Now click on your Start Button, and see your Start Menu cover your full screen.

Go here if you would like to enable Start Screen in Windows 10.

There are also many other ways you can customize the Windows 10 Start Menu. Take a look at them!

See this post if your Start Menu does not open in Windows 10.

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