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 the "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
Then 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.
 

Summary

 
In this article, we learned about Bring Back the Windows 8 Start Screen Tile Animation.