How to Pin a Program to the Taskbar in Windows 10

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In Brief...

You can easily access programs that you use often by pinning them to the taskbar. To pin a program to the taskbar, follow these three steps.

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  1. Open the program, and notice that its icon appears in the taskbar.
    Program Icon

  2. Right-click the icon and choose Pin to taskbar.
    Pin to Taskbar

  3. The program will now permanently appear on the taskbar unless you choose to unpin it.
    Unpin Option

Author: Margaux Judge

Margaux Judge has worked as an e-learning editor and instructional designer for over ten years, writing and editing a wide variety of courses, from technical topics to soft skills. She has a Bachelor's degree in English and Textual Studies from Syracuse University and a Master's degree in Television Writing from Boston University.