Windows 10: add shortcuts to the Start menu

After having cleared unnecessary tiles from the Start menu with this tutorial, this guide explains how add new program and folder shortcuts to the new Windows 10 Start menu. Note that Windows calls this “the start screen”, although it is not a typical Windows 8 welcome screen.

Add a program to the Windows 10 Start menu

1. Open the start menu, All applications and search for programs to pin in the New Generation Start menu.

2. Make a right click on an icon and ” Pin to start screen (Which is the Start menu).

Windows 10 start menu tutorial

3. Do it as many times as necessary to customize your Start menu.

Windows 10 start menu tutorial

Next step: organize the Start menu!