Windows 8.1 - Set the number of recent items to be displayed in Jump Lists

September 2016

Right-clicking on the Explorer icon will display a list of recently opened items:

By default the number of recent items is set to 10.
  • You can remove an item from the list, by right-clicking on the latter > Remove from list.
  • If you want to have an item permanently displayed in the Jump Lists, right-click > Pin to this list.

This short FAQ will teach you how to set the number of recent items to be displayed in Jump Lists. The procedure is as follows:
  • Right-click on the Taskbar > Properties.
  • Go to the Jump Lists section and edit the value next to "Number of recent items to display in Jump Lists:".
  • Click on Apply.

Related :

This document entitled « Windows 8.1 - Set the number of recent items to be displayed in Jump Lists » 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.