Enable Four Columns in Windows 10 Mobile

If you own a Windows 10 Mobile device with HD, Full HD or Quad HD resolution, you can see more on the screen at once by enabling four columns. This means you can enable four columns on Lumia 550, 540, 640, 640XL, 730, 830, 920, 925, Icon, 930, 950, 950XL, 1320 and 1520.

Enable Four Columns in Windows 10 Mobile

Enable Four Columns in Windows 10 Mobile: The Steps

1. Go to Settings > System > Display. Move the slider from 400% –> 350% on quad HD displays (Lumia 950,950XL) and from 300% to 250% on devices with non QHD displays.
2. You will be told that a restart is required. Do it.
3. Now go to Settings > Personalization > Start and enable “Show more tiles”. Voila! You now have fourth column, where you can place one more tile.

Four column screen look too busy for my liking but it is good to know that it is there in case I want it in future. There is a point when it is too cluttered and I prefer 3 tile layout over 4. However, it may become a wiser choice once 4 x 4 tile option becomes available.

Also on smaller screen devices like Lumia 640 and 920, a little too much information is displayed and that too with a tiny font. If text is super small in the OS go to Settings > Ease of Access > More Options and increase the text scaling.


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