How to Add a Store App Shortcut to Desktop

Article Discussion How to Add a Store App Shortcut to Desktop


Jun 8, 2021
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How to Add a Store App Shortcut to Desktop - This tutorial walks you through adding a shortcut to the desktop for a Windows Store app.

When you install an app from the Windows Store, you'll find that it's searchable from the start menu and you can pin the app to the taskbar or start menu, however it doesn't give an option to create a desktop shortcut. You may have tried searching for the app and then dragging the icon to the desktop, thinking it would create a shortcut - however this is blocked.

However there is a way you can easily create a desktop icon for store apps!

  1. First, open the start menu and...

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