Want to pin your favorite website to Taskbar in Windows 10? Actually, it is possible and in today’s Windows 10 tutorial I will show you how to do that.
From the day, Microsoft released the first version of Microsoft Edge browser in Windows 10, the company has introduced lots of useful features into it and made improvements to deliver the best experience. The browsers now have extension support and let you install Edge Extensions, default PDF reader, EPUB support, the ability to import password and favorites and more.
Starting with Windows 10 Fall Creators Update build 16225, the company has introduced lots of features in the Edge browser and one feature out of them let you pin websites to the taskbar just like Internet Explorer.
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This functionality that let you pin your favorite web pages to Windows 10 taskbar not only quickly launch your favorite web pages, but it also saves your couple of seconds just by skipping the few steps which include opening a web browser, typing the web address and pressing the Enter key to launch web page or website.
Your favorite website shortcut pinned on Windows 10 taskbar will be launched in the same browser using which you have pinned it on the taskbar. For example, if you have pinned the website to the taskbar using Edge browser, then it will be launched in the Edge browser even if you have set Google Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explore or any other browser as default web browser in Windows 10.
The website pinned to the Windows 10 taskbar using Microsoft Edge will be shown like normal pinned app shortcut. If the web page has icon or favicon, then it will be used an icon for the pinned webpage. Now when you click it, the Microsoft Edge browser will be opened and load the website automatically. In technical terms, it will work like a bookmark available in the taskbar of Windows 10.
How To Pin Websites To Windows 10 Taskbar
In case, you want to learn how you can pin your favorite website to the taskbar of Windows 10, then here is what you need to do:
1. Open Microsoft Edge browser.
2. Now open the website which you want to pin on the Windows 10 Taskbar.
3. Click on the (…) More Action icon available on the top right side of the Edge browser.
4. In the menu look for the option which reads “Pin this page to taskbar” and clicks on it.
In no seconds a new icon will be visible on the taskbar featuring a favicon logo of the selected web page. In case, the website is using no favicon, then default icon will be shown just like in the following screenshot:
Unpin Websites from Windows 10 Taskbar
At any point, if you want to unpin your favorite website from Windows 10 taskbar, then simply right click on the icon and select “Unpin from taskbar“.
That’s it. I hope you find this feature useful.