How to Move Start Menu Position in Windows 11

Windows 11 is coming with a major security upgrade along with new features and functionalities apart from the overhaul of user interface.

The newly released Windows 11 operating system is set to launch later this year. Windows 11 is coming with a major security upgrade along with new features and functionalities apart from the overhaul of the user interface. 

One of the changes which you notice at a glance is the new taskbar, which aligns all the items, including the Start button and the Start menu to the center of the screen which is on the left earlier. However, users have mixed opinions about it as of now.

If you are using the latest Windows 11 operating system available in the Windows 10 Insider Preview program and want to bring back the old alignment of the Start menu that you are used to, here is a step-by-step guide showing you realign the Start menu as your preference.

An image of start menu of Windows 11 positoned in left

How to move the Start menu on Windows 11



Step 1: Open the Settings application on your Windows 11 running computer (hit Win + I to quickly launch the Settings app).

Step 2: Now, in the Settings app, got to the "Personalization" feature.

Step 3: Click on the "Taskbar behaviors" settings.

Step 4: Use the "Taskbar alignment" drop-down menu to select the position of the Start Menu between Left and Center.

An image of taskbar settings under Personalization in Settings app of Windows 11

When you select the Left option, the position of the Start Menu from the center to the left corner of the screen but when you select the Center option, it will move the Start Menu to the center of the screen and it is the default behavior in Windows 11.

That's all. Once you have completed the above steps, the Start menu will be realigned to the position you selected in the Settings.