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    Pin or Unpin Items on Jump Lists in Windows 10

    Pin or Unpin Items on Jump Lists in Windows 10

    How to Pin or Unpin Items on Jump Lists in Windows 10
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    How to Pin or Unpin Items on Jump Lists in Windows 10

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    When you right click or press and hold on an app on the taskbar or Start menu, it will open the app's jump list.

    Jump Lists is a feature that lists app specific tasks or items you can quickly open or get to for every day usage. Jump lists can include recently opened items, frequently opened items, tasks, or websites, in addition to any items that you've pinned. You'll always see the same items in the jump list for a program, regardless of whether you view the list on the Start menu, taskbar, or File Explorer.

    On the taskbar, jump lists appear for programs that you've pinned to the taskbar and programs that are currently running.

    On the Start menu, jump lists appear for programs that support having a jump list.

    In File Explorer, its jump lists also appears in the File tab with pinned and unpinned Frequent places.

    This tutorial will show you different ways to pin or unpin items on jump lists of apps for your account in Windows 10.
    Note   Note
    Items you pin or unpin for the jump list of File Explorer will also be pinned or unpinned for Quick access.

    CONTENTS:
    • Option One: To Pin Item to Jump List of App on Taskbar
    • Option Two: To Unpin Item from Jump List of App on Taskbar
    • Option Three: To Pin Item to Jump List of App on Start Menu
    • Option Four: To Unpin Item from Jump List of App on Start Menu
    • Option Five: To Pin Item to File Explorer Jump List in File Explorer
    • Option Six: To Unpin Item from File Explorer Jump List in File Explorer
    • Option Seven: To Pin Item to Jump List of Tile on Start Screen
    • Option Eight: To Unpin Item from Jump List of Tile on Start Screen

    EAMPLE: Jump Lists on Start menu
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    Pin or Unpin Items on Jump Lists in Windows 10 OPTION ONE Pin or Unpin Items on Jump Lists in Windows 10
    To Pin Item to Jump List of App on Taskbar

    1. Do step 2 or step 3 below for how you would like to pin an item to the Jump List of an app.

    2. Right click or press and hold on app's (ex: File Explorer) icon or button on the taskbar to open its Jump List, right click or press and hold on an item you want pinned, and click/tap on Pin to this list. (see screenshot below)

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    OR
    3. Right click or press and hold on app's (ex: File Explorer) icon or button on the taskbar to open its Jump List, and click/tap on the pin Name:  Pin.png
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Size:  219 Bytes icon to right of an item you want pinned. (see screenshot below)

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    Pin or Unpin Items on Jump Lists in Windows 10 OPTION TWO Pin or Unpin Items on Jump Lists in Windows 10
    To Unpin Item from Jump List of App on Taskbar

    1. Do step 2 or step 3 below for how you would like to unpin an item from the Jump List of an app.

    2. Right click or press and hold on app's (ex: File Explorer) icon or button on the taskbar to open its Jump List, right click or press and hold on a pinned item, and click/tap on Unpin from this list. (see screenshot below)

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    OR

    3. Right click or press and hold on app's (ex: File Explorer) icon or button on the taskbar to open its Jump List, and click/tap on the unpin Name:  Unpin.png
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Size:  348 Bytes icon to the right of the item you want to unpin. (see screenshot below)

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    Pin or Unpin Items on Jump Lists in Windows 10 OPTION THREE Pin or Unpin Items on Jump Lists in Windows 10
    To Pin Item to Jump List of App on Start Menu

    1. Do step 2 or step 3 below for how you would like to pin an item to the Jump List of an app.

    2. Open the Start menu, right click or press and hold on app (ex: File Explorer) to open its Jump List, right click or press and hold on an item you want pinned, and click/tap on Pin to this list. (see screenshot below)

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    OR
    3. Open the Start menu, click/tap on the arrow to the right of an app (ex: File Explorer) to open its Jump List, and click/tap on the pin Name:  Pin.png
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Size:  219 Bytes icon to the right of the item you want pinned. (see screenshot below)

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    Pin or Unpin Items on Jump Lists in Windows 10 OPTION FOUR Pin or Unpin Items on Jump Lists in Windows 10
    To Unpin Item from Jump List of App on Start Menu

    1. Do step 2 or step 3 below for how you would like to unpin an item from the Jump List of an app.

    2. Open the Start menu, right click or press and hold on app (ex: File Explorer) to open its Jump List, right click or press and hold on a pinned item, and click/tap on Unpin from this list. (see screenshot below)

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    OR
    3. Open the Start menu, click/tap on the arrow to the right of an app (ex: File Explorer) to open its Jump List, and click/tap on the unpin Name:  Unpin.png
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Size:  348 Bytes icon to the right of the item you want to unpin. (see screenshot below)

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    Pin or Unpin Items on Jump Lists in Windows 10 OPTION FIVE Pin or Unpin Items on Jump Lists in Windows 10
    To Pin Item to File Explorer Jump List in File Explorer

    1. Open File Explorer.
    2. Click/tap on the File tab, and click/tap on the pin Name:  Pin-2.png
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Size:  195 Bytes icon to the right of an item under Frequent Places you want pinned. (see screenshot below)

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    Pin or Unpin Items on Jump Lists in Windows 10 OPTION SIX Pin or Unpin Items on Jump Lists in Windows 10
    To Unpin Item from File Explorer Jump List in File Explorer

    1. Open File Explorer.
    2. Click/tap on the File tab, and click/tap on the unpin Name:  Unpin-2.png
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Size:  246 Bytes icon to the right of an item under Frequent Places you want to unpin. (see screenshot below)

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    Pin or Unpin Items on Jump Lists in Windows 10 OPTION SEVEN Pin or Unpin Items on Jump Lists in Windows 10
    To Pin Item to Jump List of Tile on Start Screen

    1. Do step 2 or step 3 below for how you would like to pin an item to the Jump List of an app's tile.

    2. Open the Start screen, right click or press and hold on the tile of an app (ex: Xbox) pinned to Start to open its Jump List, right click or press and hold on an item you want pinned, and click/tap on Pin to this list. (see screenshot below)

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    OR
    3. Open the Start screen, right click or press and hold on the tile of an app (ex: Xbox) pinned to Start to open its Jump List, and click/tap on the pin Name:  Pin.png
Views: 5861
Size:  219 Bytes icon to the right of the item you want pinned. (see screenshot below)

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    Pin or Unpin Items on Jump Lists in Windows 10 OPTION EIGHT Pin or Unpin Items on Jump Lists in Windows 10
    To Unpin Item from Jump List of Tile on Start Screen

    1. Do step 2 or step 3 below for how you would like to unpin an item from the Jump List of an app's tile.

    2. Open the Start screen, right click or press and hold on the tile of an app (ex: Xbox) pinned to Start to open its Jump List, right click or press and hold on an item you want unpinned, and click/tap on Unpin from this list. (see screenshot below)

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    OR
    3. Open the Start screen, right click or press and hold on the tile of an app (ex: Xbox) pinned to Start to open its Jump List, and click/tap on the unpin Name:  Unpin.png
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Size:  348 Bytes icon to the right of the item you want unpinned. (see screenshot below)

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    That's it,
    Shawn



  1. Posts : 37,567
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       22 May 2017 #1

    Hi, Shawn. Been learning a few things. A solution to my "Pin file to" in File Explorer context menu problem. Not sure to call these jump lists or context menus. You may want to add this to your tutorial here, for it deals with the Office apps Start tiles' jump lists/context menus. Right click on an Office app tile and pin a recently opened file to the jump list/context menu.

    Here's the Word tile list/menu. This works in Publisher, PowerPoint, Excel, and Access.

    Attachment 136132

    Anther handy quick list in Office Outlook.

    Attachment 136134

    Even the Paint tile has a Recent list to pin a file to a jump list. I'd imagine any "creative" app will have the same.

    If you don't want to add here, I can make a tute on the subject, that's if there is not one already.
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       22 May 2017 #2

    Thank you @Tony. I have now added that as Option 7 and 8 in the tutorial. :)
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       22 May 2017 #3

    Brink said: View Post
    Thank you @Tony. I have now added that as Option 7 and 8 in the tutorial. :)
    You're welcome, Shawn. I was so astatic about this! 10 keeps getting better with time like a fine wine. :)
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       22 May 2017 #4

    Agreed. :)
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  5.    22 May 2017 #5

    @Brink:
    Another couple of tricks I've found:

    If you create a 'Super Hidden' folder and pin it to Quick Access, then re-hide 'Protected System Files and Folders', it will no longer show in the Navigation Pane but, it will still show in File Explorer Taskbar Jump Lists, and be navigable.

    Also, there are certain folders you can pin to Quick Access, such as 'search-ms:', when there, but they too will not show in the Navigation Pane but will also show in Taskbar Jump Lists!

    Thought this info may be useful!

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       22 May 2017 #6

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