Create a Desktop Shortcut on Google Chrome

August 2017


Google Chrome is a highly personalized web browser that allows you to customize many of its features. In order to help you to easily keep track of your favorite websites, the browser lets you create desktop shortcuts.

This walkthrough will show you how to do so.

Creating a Google Chrome Shortcut on Your Desktop

Open Google Chrome and go to a website for which you would like to create a shortcut. Click Customize and control Google Chrome > Tools > Create application shortcuts:


A small dialog box will open. Select your preferences and click Create:


A desktop shortcut of the webpage will be created. When you double-click on this shortcut, the webpage will open in a new browsing window:

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Published by jak58. Latest update on July 13, 2016 at 12:07 AM by owilson.
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