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How To Create A Website Or Email Shortcut In Windows Desktop

If you visit a website frequently, you can create a desktop shortcut for the website so that it can be accessed easily without having to open the browser and type the address over and over again. If you are a doing a business and send frequent emails to your clients, you can create a desktop shortcut for sending an email quickly.

Website Shortcut

Right-click anywhere on your desktop and select New > Shortcut.

shortcut

Type the address of the website in the box and hit Next.

create shortcut

Now give this shortcut a name and hit Finish.

name for shortcut

Now you will see the icon in your desktop, clicking it will take you directly to the website.

website desktop icon

Email Shortcut

Right-click on the desktop and select New > Shortcut. Type the email address of the person starting with “mailto:”, see the example in the screenshot below.

email desktop shortcut

In the next step, give it some name and hit Finish.

Email to nakodari

Now you will see the icon in your desktop for sending an email. Clicking it will open your default Desktop Email client.

send an email

Enjoy!

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