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How to Unpin or Pin Apps to Taskbar or Start Menu on Windows 11/10

Pinning frequently used icons like files, folders or apps to the taskbar or start menu makes them easier for us to access. Likewise, apps that are not used frequently can also be easily deleted.

Let’s see how to How Unpin or Pin Apps to Taskbar or Start Menu on Windows 11 and 10 in different ways!

Windows 11
Windows 10

Unpin or Pin Apps to Taskbar or Start Menu in Windows 11

How to pin apps to start the menu or taskbar

→ Click on the Start menu (Windows icon)

→ Then search for any app that you want to pin to the taskbar or start menu

→ Now right-click on any app

→ Lastly, select Pin to start or Pint to Pint to the taskbar

Pin any app to start menu or taskbar
Pin any app to start the menu or taskbar

Unpin Icon from the start menu

→ Click on the Start menu (Windows icon)

→ Right-click on any icon that you want to remove

→ Then select Unpin from the start

Unpin icon from start menu in Window 11
Unpin the icon from the start menu in Windows 11

Unpin the icon from the taskbar

→ Right-click on any icon which is on the taskbar

→ Then select Unpin from the taskbar

Unpin icon from taskbar in Windows 11
Unpin the icon from the taskbar in Windows 11

Pin Open Icons to Taskbar

→ Make sure any item is open (active)

→ Right-click on the active item

→ Then select Pin to taskbar

→ Click on the Start menu (Windows icon)

→ Under Recommended, right-click any icon

→ Now select Pin to taskbar or Pin to Start menu

Pin to start or taskbar from remanded apps
Pin to start or taskbar from remanded apps

Pin or Unpin Item to Taskbar in Windows 10

Pin apps to the taskbar:

→ Click and hold down on any item on the desktop and drag and drop it to the Taskbar in Windows 10

Drag any icon from desktop and drop it to the taskbar
Drag any icon from the desktop and drop it into the taskbar

Pin active item to the taskbar:

→ Make sure any item is open (active) → Right-click on the active item → Then select Pin to taskbar

Unpin icons from the taskbar in Windows 10

→ You can also pin apps to the taskbar → Right-click on any icon which is on the taskbar →Then select Unpin from the taskbar

Unpin from taskbar in Windows 10
Unpin from the taskbar in Windows 10

Where do you pin any apps on Windows?

We can pin apps, folders, or files to the taskbar or start menu on Windows 11, 10, 8.1, and 7.

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