How to Easily Create a Desktop Bookmark with Google Chrome

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Are you lookng for an easy way to save your favorite websites and quickly access them from your desktop? Adding bookmarks to your desktop can help make browsing the web much more convenient. Here’s a step-by-step guide on how to add a bookmark to your desktop using popular web browsers like Google Chrome, Firefox, and Microsoft Edge.

Adding Bookmarks with Google Chrome
To add a bookmark to your desktop using Google Chrome, follow these steps:
1. Navigate to the page you want to bookmark and click the ••• icon in the upper-right corner of the screen.
2. Select More tools, then select Create shortcut.
3. Edit the shortcut name if desired and click Create.
4. A shortcut will now appear on your desktop that links directly to the page you selected!

Adding Bookmarks with Firefox
Adding a bookmark to your desktop with Firefox is amost as easy as it is with Google Chrome:
1. Navigate to the page you want to bookmark and click on the star icon in the upper-right corner of the screen.
2. In the pop-up window that appears, select “Bookmark this Page” from the dropdown menu at the bottom of the screen.
3. Enter a name for the bookmark in “Name” field if desired before clicking “Add” at bottom right of screen.
4. The new bookmark will now appear on your desktop!

Adding Bookmarks with Microsoft Edge
Adding bookmarks with Microsoft Edge is slightly different than other popular browsers:
1. Navigate to web page you want to bookmark and click and drag lock icon (to left of URL) onto Edge icon in taskbar (or open new tab and tap Favorite icon at bottom).
2. Web page is now pinned as a shortcut – right-click Edge icon and select pinned link when you want o open it!

That’s all there is to it! By following these simple steps, you can easily add shortcuts for all of your favorite websites directly onto your computer’s desktop for quick access anytime!

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Adding a Bookmark to the Desktop

Yes, you can put a bookmark on your desktop! To do so, simply open your web browser and type in the exact URL you need. Then, click and drag the URL to an empty space on your desktop. This will create a shortcut to the website, allowing you to quickly access it whenever you like without haing to search for it or type out the entire URL.

Creating a Chrome Bookmark on the Desktop

To put a bookmark from Chrome on your desktop, you’ll need to fist open the page that you’d like to save. Then click the ••• icon in the upper-right corner of the screen and select ‘More tools’. From the drop-down menu that appears, select ‘Create shortcut’. You can then edit the name of the shortcut, if desired, and click ‘Create’ to save it to your desktop. Once saved, you’ll be able to access the page directly from your desktop with just one click.

Adding a Bookmark to the Home Screen

Adding a bookmark to your home screen is easy! First, open the Chrome app on your device. Then, tap the Menu Key, followed by tapping Bookmarks (or open a new tab and tap the Favorite icon at bottom of the screen). Now, find the bookmark you want to add to your Home screen and touch and hold it. Finally, tap ‘Add to Home Screen’ and you’re all set! Your bookmark will now appear on your Home screen for quick and easy access.

Pinning a Website to the Desktop

To pin a website to your desktop, you will need to first open the website in a web browser such as Microsoft Edge. Once the website is open, click on the lock icon to the left of the URL at the top of your browser. Then, drag and drop the URL onto your desktop. Your web page should now be pinned to your desktop. You can open it by double-clicking on it or right-clicking on it and selecting ‘Open’.

Utilizing Bookmark Shortcuts

Yes, thre is a bookmark shortcut for Google Chrome. To use it, you’ll need to install a third-party Chrome extension. Once installed, you will be able to open any of your bookmarks by pressing a single keyboard shortcut (Ctrl + Shift + O). This will open the Chrome bookmarks manager, from where you can quickly open any of your saved bookmarks.

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Creating Shortcuts for Bookmarks

To shortcut a bookmark, you can use the keyboard shortcut Ctrl + D. This will quickly save the current website you are viewing as a bookmark, which you can find in Chrome’s bookmarks manager under ‘Bookmarks Bar’. You can also use the keyboard shortcut Ctrl + Shift + D to save all open tabs into a new folder in your bookmarks manager.

Creating a Shortcut to a Website on a Desktop in Windows 10

Creating a shortcut to a website on your Windows 10 desktop is easy and straightforward. First, open the website in your preferred web browser. Then, click on the lock symbol next to the URL and drag it to your desktop. The selected web page will now apper as a shortcut on the desktop. Double-click it to open it in your default browser. You can also right-click on the website’s tab in the browser and select “Create Shortcut” from the drop-down menu. This will create a shortcut of the website directly on your desktop. You can then double-click this shortcut anytime you want to access that particular website quickly and easily.

Lack of Add to Home Screen Option

Unfortunately, the “Add to Home Screen” option is not available on all browsers. This means that if you are accessing the Mobile Gallery App installation link from an unsupported browser (such as the Gmail app on an iOS device or the Twitter app on an Android device), then you will not be able to add it to your Home screen. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.


In conclusion, adding a bookmark to your desktop is a convenient way to quickly access your favorite websites. You can create a shortcut with Google Chrome by navigating to the page, clicking the ••• icon and selecting ‘Create Shortcut’. With Microsoft Edge, you can drag the web link from the lock icon to the Edge icon in the taskbar. Whichever method you decide to use, bookmarking your favorite websites will save you time and effort when it comes to accessing them again in the future.

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Sanjeev is the tech editor at DeviceMAG. He has a keen interest in all things technology, and loves to write about the latest developments in the industry. He has a passion for quality-focused journalism and believes in using technology to make people's lives better. He has worked in the tech industry for over 15 years, and has written for some of the biggest tech blogs in the world. Sanjeev is also an avid photographer and loves spending time with his family.