How to make a shortcut to Microsoft Edge on the desktop


UPDATE: You can now drag the Edge icon onto the desktop from the start menu as well as other icons with the updated version of Windows 10.

In this video I will show you have to create a shortcut to the Microsoft Edge browser on the desktop.

Below is the commands to enter into the text boxes as said in the video. First text to create shortcut:

%windir%\explorer.exe shell:Appsfolder\Microsoft.MicrosoftEdge_8wekyb3d8bbwe!MicrosoftEdge

Second text to create icon for shortcut:


*If you have trouble getting the icon please check the code carefully because I noticed when cutting and pasting it puts a dash here: Microsoft.MicrosoftE-dge its just after the E so just remove that and the icon will show.

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