Windows 10 Tutorials 55 – How to Enable Jump Lists in Start Menu

Welcome to our series of tutorials on the Microsoft Windows 10 that help you understand the features of the upcoming Windows 10.

In this tutorial you will learn how to enable Jump Lists in Start menu of Windows 10.

Jump Lists are a powerful feature of Microsoft Windows which lets you jump directly to the documents, pictures, songs, or websites which you access frequently.

In Windows 10 Jump Lists work on the apps that are pinned to the taskbar. However, this feature is missing from the apps in Start menu.

To open Jump List for a pinned app on the taskbar, just right-click on the app button. To enable this feature for apps in Start Menu, you will have to do a little bit of registry tweaking as per the directions below.

  1. Press Windows + R and type in regedit.exe
  2. Navigate to: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Advanced
  3. Create a new Dword (32-bit) value
  4. Name it EnableXamlJumpView
  5. Set its value to 1
  6. Restart the computer

Note: BE CAREFUL – If done incorrectly, this may corrupt your Windows Installation permanently.

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