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Windows 8.1 enables you to view all your apps by clicking the down arrow below the left-side group of app tiles. Although it was possible to see all your apps in Windows 8, doing so was cumbersome. Windows 8.1 simplifies the process.

1

Click the down arrow to view all your apps.

In addition to looking for apps on your Start screen or doing a search, you can also see all the apps that you have installed on your PC.

2

Windows 8.1 displays your apps sorted by name.

When you display all your apps by clicking the down arrow or swiping up from the bottom of your screen, you see a list of your apps sorted by name

3

Choose your desired sort order for apps in Windows 8.1.

To view your apps in a different sort order, click or tap the down arrow to display the sort options.

4

Choose the option to sort the Windows 8.1 apps by date installed.

Apps are sorted by date installed.

5

Windows 8.1 apps can be sorted by frequency of use.

The figure shows the apps sorted by which ones are used the most.

6

Windows 8.1 apps can be sorted by category.

The figure shows the apps sorted by category.

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