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🚀 How to create a shortcut on your desktop to a web page in Microsoft Edge

Shortcuts can allow you to get up and running smoothly after your computer boots up by using a quick link on the desktop.

A shortcut is a reference to a Web page that you can set browser-specific. This helps get to the right web browser quickly.

🚀 How to create a desktop shortcut to open a website automatically with the Microsoft Edge browser?

  • Launch the Edge web browser
  • Open the web page from which you wish to create the shortcut
  • Click and hold the icon just before the URL in the address bar
  • Drag the icon to your desktop
  • The web shortcut is created automatically.
  • If you click on it now, the desired web page will load immediately in your chosen Microsoft Edge browser.

Set your Microsoft Edge browser as the default browser

  • Select the Start button and then type Default Apps.
  • In the search results, select Standard apps.
  • Under Web browser, select the browser currently listed and then select Microsoft Edge.

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