Adding shortcuts to your taskbar on your Windows computer

Modified on Fri, 23 Aug 2019 at 03:18 PM



The taskbar is a place to access shortcuts to your favorite programs. You can use the taskbar to open programs with a single click, without having to go through the Start menu.




Adding shortcuts to the taskbar


1. Click on the Windows button in the bottom left-hand corner. 




You have options at this point to find the application(s) that you want to pin to the taskbar. 


A.You can scroll down through the list of applications.

B. You can find the application tile.

C. You can search for the application.





2. Right-click on the name (or tile) of the program that you wish to pin to the taskbar. Choose More from the menu that pops up, then Pin to taskbar from the menu that pops up when you press More..




Removing Shortcuts from the Taskbar



To remove a shortcut from the taskbar, right click on the short cut, and select Unpin this program from taskbar.



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