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I love the new start menu of Windows 8 but I would like to be able to organize my icons into sections. How do I organize my app icons in Windows 8?

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It's actually pretty easy. Groups are created by dragging an icon in between two other groups (drag up to start the move on tablets):

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Simply organize your icons into the groups that you want. If you're looking to make the icons smaller you can do that by right-clicking (press and hold or swipe down on tablets) on the icon and select Smaller:

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Finally to name groups you have to zoom out (Ctrl+Scroll or Pinch Zoom) and then right click (swiping down) on the group and Select "Name Group":

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There you have it! A quick and easy way to organize your apps on the "Modern UI".

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You can also click the - button in the bottom right to zoom out :) –  Graham Wager Oct 24 '12 at 16:03
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