Saturday, May 13, 2023

Open Apps Fast With this Windows Cool Tip

Are you tired of wasting valuable time sifting through menus and searching for applications on your computer? 

Have you ever wished for a quicker, more efficient way to access your favorite programs? 

Get ready to reclaim your time and streamline your workflow like never before!

Here's a Cool Tip:  Use the Windows + Number keyboard shortcut.

Here's how to do it.

  • Pin your favorite apps to the taskbar: 
    • To utilize the Windows Key + Number shortcut effectively, it's essential to have your preferred applications pinned to the taskbar. 
    • Right-click on an application's icon and select Pin to Taskbar from the context menu. Repeat this process for all the desired apps.
  • Locate the position of the app on the taskbar: 
    • Remember the order in which you've pinned your apps. 
    • The position of an app on the taskbar determines the corresponding number key you'll use to launch it.
  • Press Windows Key + [Number]: 
    • Press and hold the Windows Key on your keyboard, then press the corresponding number key of the application you want to open. 
    • For example, if your web browser is the first app on the taskbar, press Windows Key + 1 to launch it.
Windows Number Taskbar Shortcut
fig. 1 Windows Taskbar Apps Numbered

That's it!  

Your App will open fast with this Cool Tip.

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