Increase or Decrease Windows 8 Jump List Items

Are you sick of Windows 8 Jump Lists taking up too much space on your screen, or want to increase the number of items? Here’s how to manage the number of recent items in Windows 8.

Jump Lists were introduced in Windows 7. They help you access recent items from websites to documents more quickly. They’re also available in Windows 8 and here’s how to increase or decrease the number of items in them.

In Windows 8, the Jump Lists are set to 10 items by default. Here’s an example of recent IE websites.

jumplist IE

Right click an empty area on the Taskbar and select Properties.


Click the Jump lists tab and set the number of recent items. You can set it from 0-60.

increase or decrease

No restart is required, after clicking OK, you’ll see the difference right away.

jump list three items

If you’re running Windows 7 check out how to delete Jump List history.

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