On the Windows 11/10 desktop, the right-click context menu is a quick way to perform many actions like opening a file, copying, pasting, deleting, compressing to a zip file, creating, editing, sharing, and much more. The menu also allows you to send the file to a Bluetooth device, fax, mail recipient, and printer.
Moreover, suppose you want to add items to the context menu and even remove or edit the menu. In that case, you can do so by using 3rd party application or by editing the registry editor. You can also restore the missing “New” option or the missing “Open” option in the context menu.
If the printer is not already added to the “send to” desktop context menu or it does not pick it up automatically, you would need to add the printer separately. This risewindows post will show you how to do that.
How to Add Printer to ‘Send to Desktop Context Menu?
To add a Printer to the ‘Send to Desktop Context Menu on your Windows 11/10 computer, use these steps:-
Step 1. Firstly, open the Printers folder.
For that, press
Step 2. Then, right-click on the printer name you want to send to the “Send to” context menu and select the Create shortcut option.
Step 3. So, click the
After completing the above steps, you will see a shortcut to the selected printer on the desktop.
Step 4. So that you have created a desktop shortcut for your preferred printer, open the “SendTo” folder next.
After that, press
Step 5. Once the “SendTo” folder opens, copy and paste the printer shortcut from the desktop into the “SendTo” folder.
Note – To add more printers to the Send to the desktop context menu, repeat the Step 1 through 5.
That’s it for the article.
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