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 the Microsoft Edge browser, it's easy to add shortcuts to frequently visited websites to the Start menu.

Here's how to pin a web page to the Windows 10 Start menu.

Information in this article applies to Windows 10 in conjunction with the Microsoft Edge browser.

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

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

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

  2. Select the More actions menu (the three horizontal dots in the upper-right corner of the browser).

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

    The More Tools option
  4. Select Pin this page to Start.

    The Pin this page to Start command
  5. Select Yes when prompted.

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

    The Start button in Windows 10
  7. The Start Menu is visible, with your new shortcut and icon prominently displayed.

    Newly created shortcut on Start.

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

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