Live Tiles on a Windows Phone are one of the best things about the operating system from Microsoft. However, if you don’t like them, and would rather just prefer to launch apps from the apps list after unlocking the device, here’s a little tip that you can use.
This was discovered by accident, but it’s safe to try this at home, or at school. Even work.
You don’t need any special app for this, by the
You can skip to the Apps list directly after unlocking the device, after you’ve unpinned all the live tiles from the Start screen.