How to Pin or Unpin an App to/from Taskbar on Windows 11?

Suppose you’ve used Windows 10; you may find that the operating system allowed users to pin apps to the taskbar. Pinning apps to the taskbar is undoubtedly a support feature, allowing you to access the apps you use quickly.

Microsoft’s latest operating system, Windows 11, has a similar capability. You can also pin applications to the taskbar in Windows 11. Additionally, Windows 11 offers several ways to place applications on the Windows 11 taskbar.

This risewindows article will guide you on how to pin or unpin an app to the taskbar on Windows 11.

How to Pin an App to the Taskbar on Windows 11 using Context Menu?

Step 1. Firstly, locate the program desktop shortcut icon or executable path of the application that you use to open that software. Then, right-click on the app’s .exe or executable file and select Show more options from the pop-up menu. For example, I want to pin the ShareX application to the taskbar.

Step 2. Select Pin to taskbar from the classic context menu.

Now, the program will appear on the Windows 11 taskbar.

How to Unpin an App from the Taskbar on Windows 11?

If you want to remove the pinned app from the taskbar, right-click on that program and select Unpin from taskbar.

Otherwise, locate the desktop shortcut icon of the pinned app and right-click on that. Select Show more options from the pop-up menu. For example, I want to unpin the ShareX application from the already pinned taskbar.

Then, select Unpin from taskbar from the classic context menu.

How to Pin an App to the Taskbar on Windows 11 from Start Menu?

To Pin an app to the Taskbar on Windows 11 from Start Menu, follow these steps:-

Step 1. First, click on the Start button on the taskbar and then select All apps on the top of the Start menu.

Step 2. Now, scroll down and find your favorite app that you want to pin to the taskbar. After that, right-click on the app name and select More > Pin to the taskbar.

Now your favorite app is pinned to the taskbar. You can open your program by clicking on the app icon on the taskbar.

That’s it for the article.

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