Pin apps and folders to the desktop taskbar

To pin apps to the taskbar

  • Right-click an app, and then select More > Pin to taskbar

  • If the app is already opened 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 taskbar

To add shortcuts to the desktop

To add shortcuts to the desktop you need to do the following: 

  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, not the original item.