By default most of the on start display the name of the app or program with its icon and will automatically refresh to show fresh content.

But like other features this is also not free from issues. Most of the users who have been using 10 has experienced issues with the Start menu at least once.

Blank tiles on Windows 10 Start menu

The blank tiles are one of the common issues of Windows 10. At times, while using the Start menu in Windows 10, you might notice that some of the tiles on the Start menu are blank and not displaying anything.

If one or more tiles on the Start menu are blank, you can follow the given below directions to quickly fix the issue.

Method 1 of 3

Restart Windows Explorer

Step 1: Open This PC, Quick Access or any other folder located anywhere in your PC.

Step 2: Open Task Manager.

Step 3: Click on More Details to view full version.

Step 4: Switch to the Processes tab, right-click on Windows Explorer, and then click Restart option to restart the as well as Start menu.


The Start menu should now display tiles with information instead of blank tiles.

Method 2 of 3

Use the official Start menu troubleshooter

An official Start menu is available from Windows 10 to troubleshoot and fix various types of Start menu issues including blank tiles.


If restarting the Windows Explorer (mentioned in the method above) didn’t help, you could try running the official Start menu troubleshooter. Visit our Start menu repair tool for Windows 10 to download the troubleshooter. The troubleshooter can also be used if the Start menu fails to open or not opening properly.

Method 3 of 3

Unpin and re-pin the app tile to Start menu

If above solutions didn’t help you fix the issue, you can unpin the tile from the Start and then pin the same to fix the blank tile problem. A tile can be unpinned by right-clicking on the tile and then clicking Unpin from Start option. To pin a tile, right-click on an app in the Start menu or Start menu search and then click Pin to Start option.

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