Windows 10 has many built-in apps, but there are also apps and programs you can download and install yourself. You certainly have your favorites, right? We use some apps daily, and to make things more convenient, you can pin these apps and programs to the taskbar.
Instead of clicking the Start button and going through the list of installed programs, you click on the program icon you pinned, and it will open. It’s simple. If you are new to Windows OS and you are not sure what steps you need to take, keep on reading. We will show you how to pin apps to the taskbar in Windows 10.
How to pin apps to the taskbar in Windows 10: Opened app
There are two methods to pin apps to the taskbar in Windows 10. We will share both. The first method should be to open the app, or the program you wish to pin should be opened. The entire process is straightforward. A click and you are done.
Here is what you need to do.
Open the program you wish to pin to the taskbar. Next, right-click on the app or program icon, and click “Pin to taskbar.”
That’s all. The app is now pinned; whenever you want to open it, you can do it right from the desktop. Just click on its icon.
How to pin apps to the taskbar in Windows 10: From the Start menu
There is another way to pin apps and programs to the taskbar in Windows 10. Here, the app or program should not be open.
Here are the steps you need to take.
Click on the Start button. Now go through the list of apps and programs. Find the app you wish to pin to the taskbar. Once you find it, right-click on it. Then, click Pin to Start.
The app will now show up in Start. Right-click on it again, and click more. Finally, click Pin to the taskbar.
Both methods of pinning apps to the taskbar are very simple. Choose the one you find more convenient, and pin your apps and programs to launch them right from your desktop.