How to get Snipping Tool on Taskbar in Windows 10

The Snipping Tool can be used to create screenshots and screen snippets of a screen on your Windows computer. However, with recent feature updates of Windows 10, Microsoft has replaced it with the all-new Snip and Sketch app. But some users would prefer to use the good old Snipping Tool no matter what. It can be found when searched using the Windows Search Box, but for someone who wants to access it every now and then, it is very simple. A user would then consider pinning the Snipping Tool icon to the taskbar.

Pin Snipping Tool to Windows 10 Taskbar

To get Snipping Tool on Taskbar in Windows 10, search for Snipping Tool in the Windows Search Box.

Pin Snipping Tool to Windows 10 Taskbar

Once you find the appropriate result, right-click on it and select Pin to taskbar.

As soon as this is done, the Snipping Tool will be found on your taskbar.

In case you do not find Snipping Tool in the Windows Search Box search results, we have got you covered.

Open the Windows 10 File Explorer and navigate to the following path-

C:\WINDOWS\system32

Look for the file named SnippingTool.exe.

Right-click on it and select Pin to taskbar.

Once done, you will find the Snipping Tool icon in your taskbar like this,

You can now launch the Snipping Tool faster from the Taskbar of your computer.

I hope this small tip helps you.

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Ayush has been a Windows enthusiast since the day he got his first PC with Windows 98SE. He is an active Windows Insider since Day 1 and is now a Windows Insider MVP. He has been testing pre-release services on his Windows 10 PC, Lumia, and Android devices.