Turn off switching between recent apps

If you enable this setting, users will not be allowed to switch between recent apps. The App Switching option in the PC settings app will be disabled as well.

If you disable or do not configure this policy setting, users will be allowed to switch between recent apps.

Supported on: At least Windows Server 2012, Windows 8 or Windows RT
Registry HiveHKEY_CURRENT_USER
Registry PathSoftware\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\EdgeUI
Value NameTurnOffBackstack
Value TypeREG_DWORD
Enabled Value1
Disabled Value0

edgeui.admx

Administrative Templates (Computers)

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