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How to turn off live tile?

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On Windows 10 I can right-click any tile in my Start menu and choose to turn off the live tile functionality, turning it into a static app icon.

Is there a way to do this in Windows 10 Mobile? If I tap-and-hold on a tile, the only options are to resize and unpin.

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If you turn off "Background Apps" this will disable the live tiles. You can do this by going to "All Settings" and searching for "Background Apps". From there you can toggle the apps that you don't want the live tiles for.

This isn't a centralized method, but it will do the trick.

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The only way to turn off a live tile in Windows 10 Mobile is through the app itself. Usually the app has this feature in its options.


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How to turn off live tile?

up vote 14 down vote

On Windows 10 I can right-click any tile in my Start menu and choose to turn off the live tile functionality, turning it into a static app icon.

Is there a way to do this in Windows 10 Mobile? If I tap-and-hold on a tile, the only options are to resize and unpin.


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If you turn off "Background Apps" this will disable the live tiles. You can do this by going to "All Settings" and searching for "Background Apps". From there you can toggle the apps that you don't want the live tiles for.

This isn't a centralized method, but it will do the trick.

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If they are not in the background apps list and their is no option within the app itself then I am afraid you are out of luck. What is your motivation anyways? I like being able to see information at a glance. - TheXed Feb 21 at 18:51

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