Windows 10 – How to Pin and Unpin This PC Pin to Quick access Location

We all know that Microsoft has bought certain changes to its latest operating system. While doing some experiment we found something very interesting. You can see one File Explorer icon on Windows 10 Taskbar. When you click on that icon you are taken to the Quick access location. In Quick access location, you are displayed all the recent and frequently used files and folders. So Windows 10 brings a new option, Pin to Quick access and Unpin from Quick access for its users. Now you can pin network and local folders, Recycle Bin, OneDrive, Libraries, This PC, drives, etc to the Quick access location.

This article will guide you through the steps so that you can Pin to Quick access or Unpin from the Quick access location. Let’s go into the steps.

How to Pin This PC Pin to Quick access Location in Windows 10

  • For example, we will pin This PC.
  • So right click on This PC.
pin to Quick access menu
  • Select Pin to Quick access from the context menu.
  • This PC is pinned to the Quick access.
this pc in Quick access window
  • That’s so simple!

How to Unpin This PC from Quick access Location in Windows 10

  • Open Quick access.
  • Right-click on the item (ex – This PC).
  • Select Unpin from Quick access.
unpin from Quick access
  • The pin buttons which are seen next to the locations in the navigation pane of the Quick access list are all pinned to Quick access.
  • In order to unpin any item, right-click on the File Explorer icon of the Taskbar.
  • On the jump list, you can see Desktop.
  • Click on the pin button to Unpin the item.
right click file explorer unpin button desktop
  • Or right-click on the desktop option there and select Unpin from this list.
Windows 10 - How to Pin and Unpin This PC Pin to Quick access Location

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Topics:  Windows 10
About Sunita
Love to play with Windows 11 and 10. Suggestion - Going for Registry change or system files edit then remember to take a backup or create a restore point before Starting.