Pin Frequently Used Settings to Start on Windows 10

September 2016

Windows 10 allows users to pin frequently used applications and settings to the Start menu for easy access to frequently used features. Here's how to customize your Start menu to fit your needs.

How To Pin a Setting to the Start Menu

Click Start > Settings and browse for the desired setting (e.g. Airplane mode). Right-click on the setting, and select Pin to Start:


Windows 10 will display a small a confirmation dialog that reads, "Do you want to pin this tile to Start?". Click Yes to proceed:


Windows 10 will create a new tile in Start. You can choose to change its position in the menu or add it a specific tile group.

Windows 10 also allows users to pin the run command, pin a mailbox, and even pin websites to the Start menu. Click on the links to learn more.

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