Pin apps and folders to the desktop or taskbar

To pin apps to the taskbar

  • Right-click an app, and then select MorePin to taskbar.
  • If the app is already open on the desktop, right click the app’s taskbar button, and then select Pin to taskbar.

Note: To remove a pinned app from the taskbar, right-click it and then select Unpin from

To add shortcuts to the desktop

  1. Right-click the desktop, then select New > Shortcut.
  2. Enter the location of the item or select Browse to find the item in File Explorer.


To delete a shortcut from your desktop, right-click it, then select Delete.

If you delete a shortcut, only the shortcut is removed, not the original item.