How to Pin a Website to Windows 10's Start Menu

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Microsoft brought back the Start Menu with Windows 10, and refreshed the familiar interface with colorful Live Tiles. This touch-friendly system makes it easy to access your favorite apps and content with a finger or mouse while providing plenty of customization options. 

windows 10 start menu pin websites

With Microsoft's new Edge browser, you can pin your favorite websites to the Start menu so you are just one click away from the latest news and updates. Here's how to do it.

How to pin websites to the Windows 10 Start Menu

1. Open Edge.

open microsoft edge browser

2. Navigate to the site you want to pin. 

navigate to your favorite website

3. Tap the three-dot menu button at the top right. 

tap the icon with three dots in the top right corner

4. Select Pin To Start.

select pin to start

You should now see your site in the Start menu when you press the Windows key.

How to Unpin or Resize a Website's Tile

1. Open the Start menu.

open the start menu

2. Right-click the icon for the page you want to unpin..

right click the icon for the website you want to unpin

3. Select Unpin From Start or Resize.

select unpin from start

When resizing, you can choose from Small or Medium tile sizes. 

Now that you can pin things to the Start menu, take the next step by checking our guide on how to create website shortcuts on your desktop with Chrome and how to add quick contacts on the start menu.


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Cherlynn Low
Cherlynn Low, LAPTOP Staff Writer
Cherlynn joined the Laptopmag team in June 2013 and has since been writing about all things tech and digital with a focus on mobile and Internet software development. She also edits and reports occasionally on video. She graduated with a M.S. in Journalism (Broadcast) from Columbia University in May 2013 and has been designing personal websites since 2001.
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