Windows Terminal is Microsoft’s new command-line app. It allows for multiple tabs, and from each tab you also have the option of opening either the Windows PowerShell, Command Prompt, Azure Cloud Shell, or the plain PowerShell. Additionally, it is also preconfigured to run SSH and WSL. Windows Terminal can run any command-line app which includes all Windows terminal emulators.

The Windows Terminal app, otherwise known as the new Windows PowerShell, is the long-awaited app many Windows enthusiasts had been waiting for thanks to its ability to do far more than the typical command line which had become outdated. Interestingly, the Windows Terminal was initially available as a separate app that needed to be downloaded from the Microsoft Store; however, if you were to go to the Microsoft Store to download it now you would be prompted that it is already on yourcomputer. You haven’t got memory issues; as stated above in recent Windows 10 updates you would now find the app on your computer as an Inbox app.

Windows 10 makes it easy to choose which apps will run at startup. If your computer isn’t all that powerful you ought to limit the number of startup apps. That means occasionally heading into the Startup section of the Settings and toggling off any apps you don’t think will be necessary to run during the startup process. Over time it is not uncommon to have apps attach themselves to the startup process not because they’re malware necessarily but because you may have installed an app and accidentally allowed it to run at startup when it gave you the option to choose, so forth.

The Windows Terminal app makes it possible to select it from the list of Startup apps in the Windows 10 Settings menu so you may toggle it off or on as you desire.

The following tutorial demonstrates how to run the Windows Terminal app at startup when using a version of the Windows 10 oeprating system.

How to Turn On/Off Run Windows Terminal at Startup from Windows Terminal App Settings in Windows 10

You can turn on or off the toggle which allows the Windows Terminal app to be run as a startup app from the Windows Terminal settings or from the traditonal Windows 10 Settings app. Here is how you can do both.

1. Open the Windows Terminal app. (Click to enlarge the screenshot below.)

Windows 10 Search: Windows Terminal app

2. Next to the tabs, click on the down-facing arrow to bring up the Windows Terminal menu and then click on the Settings link. (Click to enlarge the screenshot below.)

Windows Terminal app: Settings

3. Click on Startup in the left menu.

4. From the right side of the same window, click on the Launch on machine startup toggle to turn it on or off and then click on the Save button to save the changes.

You can now close the Windows 10 Settings app and continue using the computer.

How to Turn On/Off Run Windows Terminal at Startup from Windows 10 Settings Menu

You can also turn on or off the option to run the Windows Terminal app at startup from the Windows 10 Settings menu. Here is how to do that:

1. Open the Settings app and click on the Apps icon. See this tutorial for all the different ways in which you can open the Settings menu in Windows 10: How to Open Settings in Windows 10

2. Click on Startup from the right side of the Apps menu and then under the Startup Apps heading in the right side of the same window, scroll down until you get to the Windows Terminal app and toggle it on or off.

You can now close the Windows 10 Settings app and continue using the computer.

In conclusion, that is how to turn on or off the toggle to run the Windows Terminal app at startup in Windows 10.

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