Windows 10 has a valuable feature to add apps as tiles in Start menu. However, anyone who has access to your PC can unpin, resize, rearrange, as well as uninstall tiles without your permission, which is not good. To prevent this, I have covered a software in this list that lets you Lock tiles in Windows 10 Start menu. The name of the software is “Tile Locker“.
Using this software, you can lock the tiles in a single click. After this, no one including you can unpin, uninstall, rearrange, and resize the tiles. Don’t worry you can also unlock the tiles whenever you want.
Above you can see before and after locking the tiles in my Windows 10 Start menu.
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How To Lock Tiles In Windows 10 Start Menu?
Step 1: Use this link to go to the homepage of Tile Locker software and download its zip file. Extract that file and launch Tile Locker interface.
Step 2: Its interface is very simple and has only two buttons. Use Enable button to lock Start menu tiles. You need to restart PC, sign out and sign in again, or restart File Explorer to apply the changes.
Step 3: Now open Start menu and try to drag any tile. You will notice that you can’t do this anymore. Moreover, right-clicking on a tile will also not show options to resize, uninstall, and unpin the tile. Only More option will visible.
Step 4: To unlock the tiles, repeat step 1-2 and this time, click on Disable button and restart the File Explorer to apply the changes.
Tile Locker brings a very important feature to protect tiles in Windows 10 Start menu. The software doesn’t have the feature to lock its interface to prevent the changes. So, you have to take care of that thing.