How to Pin a Web Page to the Windows 10 Start Menu

With the help of Edge, create handy shortcuts to your favorite sites

The heart of Windows 10, for many users, lies in its Start menu. Featuring your favorite apps, feeds, and other commonly used items, it serves as the virtual hub of the operating system. With the help of Microsoft's Edge browser, it's easy to add shortcuts to frequently visited websites to the Start menu.

Here's a look at how to pin a web page to your Windows 10 Start menu.

This article's information applies to Windows 10 in conjunction with the Microsoft Edge browser.

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How to Pin a Web Page to Windows 10's Start Menu

When you pin a favorite website to the Start menu, you'll have easy access to the page. Here's how:

  1. Open your Edge browser and navigate to the desired web page.

    Microsoft Edge browser displaying Google.
  2. Select the More actions menu (three horizontal dots) in the top-right corner of the browser.

    The options menu in Microsoft Edge.
  3. When the drop-down menu appears, select More tools.

    Viewing More tools in Microsoft Edge.
  4. Select Pin this page to Start.

    Screenshot of the more tools options in Microsoft Edge.
  5. Select Yes when prompted.

    Dialog confirmation to pin tile to start.
  6. Select the Windows Start button, located on the bottom-left corner of your screen.

    The Windows 10 Start menu.
  7. The Start Menu should now be visible, with your new shortcut and icon prominently displayed.

After you start pinning pages to your Start menu, learn how to keep your Windows 10 Start Menu organized.