How to hide or unhide games that will launch in a separate window on BlueStacks 4

How will this help?

BlueStacks now lets you hide or unhide games that launch in a separate window. This detailed article will help you do so as per your preference. 

This guide will explain how to:

By default, the BlueStacks home screen shows you these game icons under the 'My games' tab, as shown below.

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How can I hide games that launch in a separate window?

There are 2 ways to hide these game icons:

Through the section "Games that will launch in a separate window"

1. Launch BlueStacks. On the BlueStacks home screen, click on My games.

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2. Here, click on the three dots next to 'Games that will launch in a separate window', as shown below.

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3. From the popup menu, please select the option Hide section.

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4. You will no longer see these game icons on your BlueStacks home screen. As shown below, you will not see the games that will launch on a separate window even after restarting BlueStacks.

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Through the "Personalize" menu

1. Launch BlueStacks. On the BlueStacks home screen, click on My games.

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2. Now, click on the three bars next to 'Personalize', as shown below.

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3. From the dropdown menu, hover your cursor over View apps.

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4. To hide the game icons, click on 'Games that will launch in a separate window'.

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5. You will no longer see these game icons on your BlueStacks home screen, as shown below.

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How can I unhide or see games that launch in a separate window?

After hiding this section, you can unhide it at any time by following the steps below.

1. Launch BlueStacks. On the BlueStacks home screen, click on My games.

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2. Now, click on the three bars next to 'Personalize', as shown below.

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3. In the dropdown menu, hover your cursor over View apps.

NOTE: Since the game icons section is already hidden, the option within 'View apps' will not have a tick next to it, as shown below. This indicates that games that will launch in a separate window are currently not visible.

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4. To check this option and to unhide these game icons, click on 'Games that will launch in a separate window'. You will now see these game icons on your BlueStacks home screen, as shown below.

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Thank you for choosing BlueStacks. We hope you enjoy using it. If you have any further questions, please contact us at support@bluestacks.com. Happy Gaming!

Last updated on January 05, 2021

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