How to Pin a Website to Windows 10 Start Menu using Chrome, Firefox, IE

Start Menu in Windows 10 helps you make many things easier. You can pin file, folder, website shortcut to Start Menu in Windows 10. It also allows you to pin system setting to Start Menu. We know how to pin a website from Microsoft Edge Browser to Start Menu in Windows 10 easily. Pinning the particular website to Start Menu is different for Edge Browser and other browsers. In this article, I will let you know how to pin a website using Chrome to Start Menu in Windows 10. Although I am using Chrome browser as an example in this post, the procedure is however the same for Firefox or Internet Explorer too.

Pin a Website from Chrome to Start Menu in Windows 10 drag and drop in tiles

Pin a Website using Chrome to Windows 10 Start Menu

If we want to access a file or website very frequently, it is advised to pin it to the Start Menu. If you are a Google Chrome user and you are frequently visiting a website in Chrome, then it is better to pin that website to the Start Menu.

First, open the website in Chrome which you want to pin to Start Menu and wait until it is completely loaded. Once it is completely loaded, you can see the page icon beside the address bar as highlighted in below snap shot.

Pin a Website from Chrome to Start Menu in Windows 10 page icon

Drag and drop this page icon to the desktop. Windows 10 creates a shortcut for that website on your desktop.

Pin a Website from Chrome to Start Menu in Windows 10 shortcut on desktop

Now, right click on this shortcut and select “Copy”.

Pin a Website from Chrome to Start Menu in Windows 10 copy

Now, go to the Start Menu, type “Run” and hit enter. Select Run to open it. You can even press “Win Key + R” to open Run.

Pin a Website from Chrome to Start Menu in Windows 10 open Run

Once you opened Run, type “shell:programs” in the field box and hit enter.

Pin a Website from Chrome to Start Menu in Windows 10 run command

Windows Explorer gets opened up with the programs in Start Menu. Right click in the window and make sure that, no folder or icon is selected while doing so.

Pin a Website from Chrome to Start Menu in Windows 10 paste

From the options, choose “Paste” and you could see that the copied website shortcut gets pasted here.

Pin a Website from Chrome to Start Menu in Windows 10 added in programs

Now, you can find this icon in “All Apps” of Start Menu.

Pin a Website from Chrome to Start Menu in Windows 10 all apps

To see that, click on the Start button in Windows 10 and click on “All Apps”. There you can see that your website has been pinned to Start Menu. Just click on that and you will be redirected to that website in Chrome.

Pin a Website from Chrome to Start Menu in Windows 10 website pinned to start menu

You can add it to the tiles. Just select it from App Apps, drag and drop it from that position to the tiles. With Windows 10 it is easy to pin website from Chrome to Start Menu easily.

Pin a Website from Chrome to Start Menu in Windows 10 drag and drop in tiles

These are the steps to be followed to pin website using Chrome, Firefox or Internet Explorer to Start Menu in Windows 10.

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