How To Add Desktop Icon
Need to know how to add a desktop icon? Adding a desktop icon can be a convenient way to access applications, files and web pages. You can follow the steps below to add a desktop icon on a MAC or a PC for various files.
- Navigate to the program or file you want to add a desktop icon for.
- Add a desktop icon on a PC. First you will need to right-click on the program or file name. Then select the “Send To” option in the menu. On the next menu, select “Desktop (create shortcut)." This will add a desktop icon for this particular program or file.
- Add a desktop icon on a MAC. If you are using a MAC, you will need to hold down the "CTRL" key and click with the mouse then select “Make Alias.” Once you make the alias you can drag the alias to the desktop to add a desktop icon.
- Adding a desktop icon for a web page. First you will need to navigate to the page and then resize the browser window, so you can see your desktop. For both a MAC and a PC click and drag the icon to the left of the URL address to the desktop. This will add a desktop icon for the webpage that you are currently viewing.
By following these easy steps to add a desktop icon, you can make items that you use on a regular basis more convenient. By creating this convenience, you will ensure that your are at your most efficient level.