How to Pin your Favorite Apps to the Start Menu or Taskbar

This article will demonstrate how to Pin applications to both your Start Menu as "Tiles" or an "Icon" to your application on the Taskbar.

HOW TO PIN APPLICATIONS 

You can pin your favorite applications to your Start Menu or Taskbar by following the steps outlined below:
  1. Click the Start Button to view the Start Menu

    Start Menu

How to Pin Apps to Start Menu

  1. Right-click the application you wish to Pin. A context menu will appear.
  2. Click "Pin to Start".
  3. The Tile will appear on your Start Menu. You can left-click and hold your mouse button to re-arrange the tiles.

    Pin to Startmenu

How to Pin Apps to Taskbar

  1. Right-click the application you wish to Pin. A context menu will appear.
  2. Click "More". 
  3. Click "Pin to Taskbar" on the next context menu that pops out to the right. This will pin your app to the Taskbar area.

    Pin to Taskbar

Pinned Apps

Below is an example of applications pinned as "Tiles" to the Start Menu and "Icons" to the Taskbar. 

                 Pinned Apps



                 Pinned Taskbar




Keywords:pin, start menu, taskbar   Doc ID:113367
Owner:Shauna S.Group:University of Illinois Extension KB
Created:2021-08-31 10:04 CSTUpdated:2021-09-10 08:00 CST
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