Windows 10: Explorer Quick access automatic pins

Discus and support Explorer Quick access automatic pins in Windows 10 Support to solve the problem; Is there any way to prevent Quick access from automatically pinning new stuff to it without disabling it? I would like to add my own shortcuts there... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Support' started by Octopuss, Sep 4, 2018.

  1. Octopuss Win User

    Explorer Quick access automatic pins


    Is there any way to prevent Quick access from automatically pinning new stuff to it without disabling it? I would like to add my own shortcuts there manually and leave it that way if possible.

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    Octopuss, Sep 4, 2018
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  2. jsacks Win User

    Pin FTP Location to Quick Access in Win Explorer


    I have a link to an FTP folder that I can not get to pin to Win Explorer Quick Launch. The shortcut appears in c:\users\[user name]\links but does not appear in the quick access list.

    Opening the file in Win Explorer and right clicking on "Quick access" with the option "pin to quick access" does nothing and there is no option in right click list to "pin to quick access" or even "pin to start" for a .lnk file.
     
    jsacks, Sep 4, 2018
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  3. Bree Win User
    Explorere Quick access automatic pins


    Quick Access doesn't automatically pin items, but by default it does automatically list (unpinned) your recently used files and frequently used folders. Either or both these can be turned off, while still allowing you to use Quick Access and pin items there yourself.

    Add or Remove Recent Files from Quick Access in Windows 10
    Add or Remove Frequent folders from Quick access in Windows 10

    Pin or Unpin Quick Access Locations in Windows 10
     
    Bree, Sep 4, 2018
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  4. Mohammed AliAli Win User

    Explorer Quick access automatic pins

    Quick Access bar

    Hi,

    Thank you for posting your query in Microsoft Community.

    We would be glad to help you with the issue you are facing today. I understand the difficulty.

    Remove items from Quick access.

    I would suggest you to follow the below steps.

    • Right click on the file or folder.
    • Select the option “unpin from the quick access”


    To pin items to an item already on the quick access bar.

    Follow the below steps.

    I would suggest you to create folder in the desktop screen & place all the files or folder which need to pin to the quick access.

    • Open the quick access.
    • Select the Desktop option.
    • Right click on the folder & select the option “pin to quick access”


    Hope this helps in resolving the issue. If the issue persists, do get back to us. We will be happy to assist you.



    Thank you.
     
    Mohammed AliAli, Sep 4, 2018
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