In this article we are going to discuss and important thing about which every Windows 8 users are searching over the web and that is a Switch Between Metro UI and Desktop Mode. And this answer this question I decided to write an article. But before we start our article lets us read a little about Metro UI.
Metro UI in Windows 8
Metro UI is a newer version of Segoe UI (bottom) is used to resemble the Metro UI’s typography, as in used for Windows 8. “Metro” design language, featuring a new Start screen with a grid of dynamically updating tiles to represent applications, a new app platform with an emphasis on touch screen input.
As this is very good feature of Windows 8, -still there are many nerds who aren’t comfortable with this feature. And want to get rid of this by switching to desktop mode. And this article we are going to share with you how you can do that. Switching between Metro UI and the desktop is very easy, and need couple of options. You can do this by using 3 ways which are
Use the Windows Key
Use the Desktop Tile and Start Menu
Use Start Button from the Charm Menu
So lets start with,
1. Use the Windows Key
If your device has a hardware keyboard simply use the Window keys to switch between Metro UI and Desktop Mode. All you need to do is pressing the logo key toggles between Metro UI and the desktop mode.
2. Use the Desktop Tile and Start Menu
If you are using Metro UI, You can simply touch and click on the desktop tile to switch between desktop mode. In reverse if you want to get back to Metro UI, all you need to do is move the mouse cursor to the lower left corner until the Start icon pops up. Now simply click on the icon to switch to Metro UI. Also, if you are using any touch enable device you can do all this by using touch gesture.
3. Use Start Button from the Charm Menu
You can also switch to Desktop mode by using start button from the charm menu. All you need to do is move your mouse cursor or swipe to the right side of the screen until the Charms menu appears. Now click on start button to switch between. So you can use above discussed ways to switch between Metro UI and Desktop Mode in Windows 8.
But if you are still not satisfied and want to Completely Remove Metro UI From Windows 8. We also have a solution for that thing, i.e. Thinix RetroUI.
What is Thinix RetroUI for Windows 8
Thinix RetroUI is an amazing software which eliminates this inefficient back-and-forth problem by providing a way for users to login directly into the classic Windows desktop – skipping over all the unneeded Metro features. It costs $4.95 for single PCs and $9.95 for a three-PC license.
So give a try to these ways using which you can Metro UI and Desktop Mode in Windows 8 or Thinix Retro UI, the choice is yours. Don’t forget to share your feedback with us