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

Create handy shortcuts to your favorite webpages

Browser Window

filo / Getty Images

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, you can even add shortcuts to the websites that you frequent the most to the Start Menu. This tutorial walks you through the process.

Pin a Web Page

This tutorial is only intended for users running the Microsoft Edge browser in Windows 10.

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

    Microsoft Edge browser displaying Google.
  2. Click on the More actions menu, represented by 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. Then select Pin this page to Start.

    Screenshot of the more tools options in Microsoft Edge.
  5. Select Yes when prompted to pin this tile to Start.

    Dialog confirmation to pin tile to start.
  6. Next select the Windows Start button, located on the bottom left-hand 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.

Once you get that page pinned to your Start Menu, you'll also want to know how to keep your Windows 10 Start Menu organized.