Windows 8.1 - Display the App list when swiping from the left edge of your screen

December 2016


Windows 8.1 - Display the App list when swiping from the left edge of your screen



When you swipe on the trackpad from left to right, Windows 8.1 will automatically switch to your most recent apps. Is you want to display the App list instead, follow the below procedure:
  • Open the Charms bar (Windows key + C) > Settings.
  • Click on Change PC Settings > PC and devices.
  • Go to the "Corners and edges" section.
  • Turn off "When I swipe from them left edge, switch between my recent apps instead of showing a list of them".

Related :

This document entitled « Windows 8.1 - Display the App list when swiping from the left edge of your screen » from CCM (ccm.net) is made available under the Creative Commons license. You can copy, modify copies of this page, under the conditions stipulated by the license, as this note appears clearly.