Google Chrome is the most popular browser among users. For professional or personal browsing Chrome is a great tool for all kinds of things. The level of ease that users experience using Google Chrome is unmatchable by any other browser.
Making a shortcut for the desktop or pin it on the taskbar makes access simpler. Let’s look at how to include Google Chrome as a Google Chrome shortcut to the desktop and then pin it on the taskbar.
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Add Google Chrome to Desktop
The addition of a Google Chrome shortcut to the desktop is easy. Right-click the desktop and choose the option ‘New’. After that, select Shortcut from the menu.
It will open a new window to make the shortcut. Click the Browse button and choose
chrome.exe from the chrome installation folder located in the “Program Files” folder of the Windows install drive.
If you’re using 64-bit Windows 10, paste the below address into the text box next to the button ‘Browse.
"C:Program Files (x86)GoogleChromeApplicationchrome.exe"
chrome.exe, click on the Next button.
The next page, enter in ‘Chrome or just leave it in the default format and then click the ‘Finish’ button . This will include Google Chrome as a Google Chrome shortcut to your desktop.
Pin Google Chrome to Taskbar
Start Google Chrome on your PC. It will show its icon on the taskbar once it is opened. Right-click it and you will see several choices. Select ‘Pin to the taskbar’.
That’s it. You’ve successfully pin-pinned Google Chrome to the taskbar.
Alternately, click on the start button , then scroll to the bottom of the screen until you find Google Chrome.
Right-click on ‘Google Chrome’. There are a couple of choices. Click on ‘More’, then select ‘Pin to taskbar’.
It will add Google Chrome to the taskbar.