Bring Back the Windows 8 Start Screen Tile Animation

In this article we explain how to bring back the Windows 8 Start Screen tile animation.

Introduction

In this article we explain how to bring back the Windows 8 Start Screen tile animation.

Procedure to bring back tile animation

Step 1

First we move to the Windows 8 Desktop and press "Win + R" shortcut key and type "regedit" and click OK.

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Step 2

When registry editor window open, we use the following code

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\ImmersiveShell\Grid

The right-click an empty area in the right pane and select "New" >> "DWORD (32-bit) Value".

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Step 3

Name the new value "Launcher_SessionLogin_Animation_OnShow" and hit Enter.

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Step 4

Now change the value of the Data from 0 to 1 and click OK. Then close the Registry Editor window.

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Step 5

Then we move to the Windows 8 Start Screen and see tiles come up in an animated fashion. This tweak isn't a huge change, but makes Tiles on the Start Screen a more lively environment. Similar to how they display on Windows Phone.

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If we want to change it back, go back into the Registry Editor and change the value of the Data back to 0.