The only caveat is that the feature didn’t offer an option to name the folder like it’s possible when grouping tiles into sections. However, starting with Windows 10 version 1809 (October 2018 Update), the Start menu now allows you to use custom names for every folder you create, which not only makes the experience a little more complete, but it also helps you to quickly understand at glance the apps inside the folder without having to open it. In this guide, you’ll learn the steps to use a custom name for folders in the Start menu.

How to add a custom name Start menu folders

On Windows 10, you can name your Start menu folders using these steps: After completing the steps, you’ll notice the custom name in the lower-left corner of the tile. Start menu folder name option If you don’t see this option in the Start menu, it’s because you’re not running the supported version of Windows 10. The ability to rename folders is available starting Windows 10 October 2018 Update (version 1809) and later. All content on this site is provided with no warranties, express or implied. Use any information at your own risk. Always backup of your device and files before making any changes. Privacy policy info.