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    How to create shortcut for the apps in Windows 8 Metro Screen?

    I am very new to Windows 8 and trying to explore things which are introduced in Windows 8, Can you tell me how to create the shortcuts in the Metro screen in Windows 8?



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    Support Array
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    Re: How to create shortcut for the apps in Windows 8 Metro Screen?

    You just have to follow some simple steps to create the shortcuts in the Metro screen of Windows 8, just follow the
    steps as given below.

    STEP 1: Open the metro screen in Windows 8 OS by simply pressing the Windows key from the keyboard.
    STEP 2: Now search the app which you want to create the shortcut from the search options which is available in the left
    pane of the metro screen.
    STEP 3: Now Right-Click on the app and set of options will appear along the bottom
    of the screen. Choose Pin to Start option from there.
    STEP 4: Now there will be a shortcut created in the Metro screen where you can drag
    it around by simply holding the click and move to a new position where ever you wanted
    it to be.
    STEP 5: If later you want to remove the shortcut from the metro screen then go and Right-Click on the app
    and from the options in the bottom select Unping from Start on the bottom of the screen and select the app
    then it will disappear automatically.
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    kranthi Array
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    Re: How to create shortcut for the apps in Windows 8 Metro Screen?

    The windows 8 metro screen software can be usd in the many systems as it is still not get launched and if you want to create shortcuts for the metro screen of the windows 8 then you can click the right click options so that it appears a shortcut option to create and then a shortcut appears on your desktop.

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    Abhishek Chauhan Array
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    Re: How to create shortcut for the apps in Windows 8 Metro Screen?

    Hello,


    To create applications shortcuts follow this procedure
    1]Go to the application which you want on the metro screen
    2]Right click on the application
    3]When you right click on it then you will find an option which says show on the start screen
    4]click on that and your application's shortcut is made on your main screen.


    Thank You
    -Abhishek

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    Re: How to create shortcut for the apps in Windows 8 Metro Screen?

    Follow the below steps :

    1]Go to the application which you want on the metro screen

    2]Right click on the application

    3]When you right click on it then you will find an option which says show on the start screen

    4]click on that and your application's shortcut is made on your main screen.

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    Re: How to create shortcut for the apps in Windows 8 Metro Screen?

    simply
    right click on folder than choose shortcut on desktop option.
    or when u will be installed any apps. there a option will given by intalletion. it is desktop shorcut choose it . than click next button . install . u have a shortcut on ur desktop.

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    Abhishek Chauhan Array
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    Re: How to create shortcut for the apps in Windows 8 Metro Screen?

    Hello,
    To create applications shortcuts follow this procedure
    1]Go to the application which you want on the metro screen
    2]Right click on the application
    3]When you right click on it then you will find an option which says show on the start screen
    4]click on that and your application's shortcut is made on your main screen.

    Regards
    -Abhishek

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    Re: How to create shortcut for the apps in Windows 8 Metro Screen?

    You just have to follow some simple steps to create the shortcuts in the Metro screen of Windows 8, just follow the
    steps as given below.

    STEP 1: Open the metro screen in Windows 8 OS by simply pressing the Windows key from the keyboard.
    STEP 2: Now search the app which you want to create the shortcut from the search options which is available in the left
    pane of the metro screen.
    STEP 3: Now Right-Click on the app and set of options will appear along the bottom
    of the screen. Choose Pin to Start option from there.
    STEP 4: Now there will be a shortcut created in the Metro screen where you can drag
    it around by simply holding the click and move to a new position where ever you wanted
    it to be.
    STEP 5: If later you want to remove the shortcut from the metro screen then go and Right-Click on the app
    and from the options in the bottom select Unping from Start on the bottom of the screen and select the app
    then it will disappear automatically. Good Luck.............

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    Re: How to create shortcut for the apps in Windows 8 Metro Screen?

    Friend, you can create short cut for apps in Metro Screen by following these Steps:

    STEP 1: Press Windows Key and You will get one which you need to Search for apps.

    STEP 2: Type the name of the app for which you want to create short cut. for example search and create short cut for "Shut Down".

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    STEP 3: You can view it one the left bottom and right Click on it.

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    STEP 4: Click on the Pin Icon which is at the Right Bottom Corner.

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    STEP 5: In this Short Cut can be Created for any app and you can vie wit on the Right Side. You can drag it where ever you want.

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    Re: How to create shortcut for the apps in Windows 8 Metro Screen?

    Off course, you can create shortcut for the apps in Windows 8 Metro Screen

    To create shortcut for the apps in Windows 8 Metro Screen, You can follows some simple steps:


    Steps
    :
    1. Press windows key on the keyboard to go to Metro screen in Windows 8 OS
    2. Now go to the app for which you have to create the shortcut
    3. Right click on the app
    4. Now select “Pin to Start” from the option list
    5. A shortcut has been crated on the metro Screen
    6. Move and drag the shortcut at the place you actually wanted
    7. You have successfully crated the Shortcut

    Done !!

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    Re: How to create shortcut for the apps in Windows 8 Metro Screen?

    Friend
    You can create shortcuts or pin your favourite and most used apps on the start screen of the Metro Screen in Windows 8 OS,by just following the given steps:
    -Firstly,switch over to the Metro screen by clicking on the Windows key on the keyboard.
    -Go to the Windows Explorer to explore the folderscontaining application and files which you wish to create shortcut for OR you can also search for them in the find option by clicking on Start menu.
    -Open the folder containing the application,or select the folder(if you want to pin or create shortcut for it).
    -Right click on the same and choose the Pin to start or Show on the desktop option.
    This will create the shortcut to the screen. You can move the icons or tiles from the saved location on the desktop or start screen of Metro.

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    Re: How to create shortcut for the apps in Windows 8 Metro Screen?

    1]Go to the application which you want on the metro screen
    2]Right click on the application
    3]When you right click on it then you will find an option which says show on the start screen
    4]click on that and your application's shortcut is made on your main screen

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    Re: How to create shortcut for the apps in Windows 8 Metro Screen?

    ~Hi~


    _Just Follow The Steps Below_


    • Just Go To Start Menu-> Programs-> Accessories,
    • Click Shortcut Tools of the Selected Application,
    • Go To Search Application & Enter your Shortcut Application,
    • From the Result Just Click your Application & Right Click on it,
    • Click PIN Icon on the Bottom Right Corner,
    • Finally your Shortcut is Created Successfully.



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    Thanks!!!

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    Re: How to create shortcut for the apps in Windows 8 Metro Screen?

    Please ffallow the Step:-
    1]Go to the application which you want on the metro screen

    2]Right click on the application

    3]When you right click on it then you will find an option which says show on the start screen................

    4]click on that and your application's shortcut is made on your main screen
    ............


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    Re: How to create shortcut for the apps in Windows 8 Metro Screen?

    1]Go to the application which you want on the metro screen

    2]Right click on the application

    3]When you right click on it then you will find an option which says show on the start screen

    4]click on that and your application's shortcut is made on your main screen...................................

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