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    Pin or Unpin Quick Access Locations in Windows 10


    How to: Pin or Unpin Quick Access Locations in Windows 10

    How to Pin or Unpin Locations from Quick access in Windows 10


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    Information The Quick access page is the shortest route to files you've been working on and folders you often use. These are your frequent folders and recent files.

    Windows 10 introduces to be able to "Pin to Quick access" and "Unpin from Quick access" locations now. These locations include local and network folders, drives, libraries, Recycle Bin, etc..., but files and apps cannot be pinned to home. Pinned folders replace favorites in the new File Explorer.

    This tutorial will show you how to "Pin to Quick access" and "Unpin from Quick access" local and network folders, drives, libraries, OneDrive, This PC, Recycle Bin, etc... locations in Windows 10.

    Pin or Unpin Quick Access Locations in Windows 10 [​IMG]
    Note Pinned locations will display under Frequent folders in Quick access in File Explorer.

    Pinned folders replace favorites in the new File Explorer. If you choose to keep your files when upgrading to Windows 10, you'll find your old favorites pinned to Quick access.

    Items you pin or unpin for Quick access will also be pinned or unpinned in the jump list of File Explorer on the taskbar and Start menu.

    CONTENTS:






    OPTION ONE [/i] To "Pin to Quick access" Locations
    1. Select one or more folders, click/tap on the Home tab, and click/tap on the Pin to Quick access button in the ribbon. (see screenshot below)
    Pin or Unpin Quick Access Locations in Windows 10 [​IMG]

    OR

    2. Right click or press and hold on a location, and click/tap on Pin to Quick access. (see screenshot below)

    Pin or Unpin Quick Access Locations in Windows 10 [​IMG]





    OPTION TWO [/i] To "Unpin from Quick access" Locations
    1. While in Quick access in File Explorer, right click or press and hold on a pinned location, and click/tap on Unpin from Quick access. (see screenshots below)


    Pin or Unpin Quick Access Locations in Windows 10 [​IMG]
    Note The pin button
    Pin or Unpin Quick Access Locations in Windows 10 [​IMG]
    next to a location in the navigation pane under the Quick access group indicates that it is a pinned location.


    You will notice that you will not be able to unpin Desktop from Quick access using this option. Instead, you can do this to do so.

    1) Right click on the File Explorer icon on taskbar to open it's jump list.

    2) Click/tap on the unpin button to the right of Desktop, OR right click Desktop and click/tap on Unpin from the list.


    Pin or Unpin Quick Access Locations in Windows 10 [​IMG]




    Pin or Unpin Quick Access Locations in Windows 10 [​IMG]


    Pin or Unpin Quick Access Locations in Windows 10 [​IMG]




    That's it,
    Shawn


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    Brink, Mar 17, 2015
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    Brink, Oct 26, 2019
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  3. rboppy Win User
    Pin or Unpin Quick Access Locations in Windows 10  



    Pin or Unpin Quick Access Locations in Windows 10 [​IMG]

    Right click the taskbar WE icon, clicking the unpin icon does nothing for Documents or Pictures
     
    rboppy, Oct 26, 2019
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  4. Pin or Unpin Quick Access Locations in Windows 10

    Can't unpin FTP location from Quick Access

    I've pinned an FTP location to the Quick Access menu in Windows 10 Explorer, but now cannot unpin it.

    To replicate:

    1. Browse to an FTP location in Windows Explorer

    2. Right-click "Quick Access"

    3. Select "Pin current folder to Quick access"

    4. Right-click the newly pinned folder

    You should see that there is no option to unpin the folder. The context menu only offers the (greyed out) option to "Expand".

    Notably, this pin only appears in Explorer and not in the jump lists (for example by right-clicking Explorer from the task bar).

    How do I remove this pin?
     
    alecgibson, Oct 26, 2019
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  5. Edwin Win User
    Pin or Unpin Quick Access Locations in Windows 10  


    Not a solution, per se, but you could right click on the 'pictures bar' itself and choose unpin.


    Pin or Unpin Quick Access Locations in Windows 10 [​IMG]
     
    Edwin, Oct 26, 2019
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  6. John Rubdy, Oct 26, 2019
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