Windows 10 Tutorials 83 – Add or Remove Quick Launch Toolbar

Welcome to our series of Microsoft Windows 10 tutorials that help you understand the features of the upcoming Windows 10.

This tutorial will show you how to add or remove Quick Launch toolbar in Windows 10.

You can Pin or Unpin apps from Taskbar or use the Quick Launch toolbar to conveniently and quickly access apps. Just like pinning apps on Taskbar, you can drag and drop shortcuts in Quick Access bar.
Add or Remove Quick Launch Toolbar

How to Add or Remove Quick Launch Toolbar:

  • To add Quick Launch toolbar from Taskbar, right click on an empty area on the Taskbar, navigate to Toolbars and click on New toolbar.

Add or Remove Quick Launch Toolbar

  • Copy and paste the below location path in the folder field and click on Select Folder to add Quick Launch toolbar.
    %UserProfile%\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Quick Launch

Add or Remove Quick Launch Toolbar

  • To remove Quick Launch toolbar from Taskbar, right click on an empty area on the Taskbar, navigate to Toolbars and uncheck next to Quick Launch.

Add or Remove Quick Launch Toolbar
You can add shortcuts of items to Quick Launch by using either method below:

  1. Drag any shortcut over the Quick Launch toolbar until you see either Move to Quick Launch or Create link in Quick Launch, then drop the item to create a shortcut of it in Quick Launch.
  2. Open the folder you accessed while creating the Quick Launch toolbar and paste or create a new shortcut for the item there.
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