How To Create Microsoft Store App Desktop Shortcut On Windows 10

2021-07-07
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Summary: The text below will show Windows users how to create a Microsoft Store App desktop shortcut on Windows 10!

Introduction to Microsoft Store App

Microsoft Store or formerly known as Windows Store is owned by Microsoft as a digital distribution platform to distribute a variety of Windows platform apps. Besides, it is also a shortcut that is pinned to the Windows 10s taskbar.

The Store app is not a basic desktop program so you couldn’t create a desktop shortcut for Microsoft Store App by following the standard desktop shortcut procedure of other apps. However, Windows 10 allows users to create a Store app desktop shortcut but it can be a little tricky!

How to Create Windows Store App Shortcut on Windows 10 Desktop

Step 1: Go to the Windows Search menu and search for Microsoft Store.

Step 2: Right-click the app and choose to Pin to Start so the Windows Store app will show up at the Start menu.

Step 3: Click and drag the app to the Desktop to create the Windows Store App shortcut!

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Note: Make sure you drag the pinned Microsoft Store from the Start menu to the Windows desktop and NOT from the taskbar area!

Create It Now!

It is always efficient to create a desktop shortcut for any program which includes Microsoft Store too by following the guided tutorial above.

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