When you are organizing your Windows 10 folders, you will not be struggling to locate the most important files later. In Windows 10, you can bookmark your favorite folders to allow quick access. In this article, we will guide you through the different procedures to bookmark your favorite folders in Windows 10.

Bookmark favorite folders in Windows 10

To bookmark your favorite folders in Windows 10, follow these methods step by step.

Method#1

Locate the folder to which you want to bookmark. Right click on the folder and the following menu will appear in front of you.

Click the Create shortcut option from the opened menu as highlighted in the above image. As you click the Create shortcut option, a shortcut will be created at the same location as the following image is showing.

Now you can move this shortcut to another location e.g. Desktop by right clicking on it. Right click on it and click the Send to option. Then click the Desktop option and the shortcut will be moved to the desktop.

Method#2

You can add your favorite folder to the Windows File Explorer jump list. The jump list will be appeared by right clicking on the explorer icon on the taskbar. The following image is showing the jump list.

To add your favorite folder into this jump list, drag and drop the folder to the File Explorer icon as the following image is showing.

Now right click on the File Explorer icon on the taskbar and pinned folder will display as follows.

You can unpin this folder anytime by clicking the pin icon as highlighted in the above image.

Method#3

You can also add your favorite folder to Quick Access. Locate the folder and right click on it, the following menu will appear.

Select the Pin to Quick access option as highlighted in the above image. As you click the Pin to Quick access option, the folder will be pinned as follows.

You can unpin it by right clicking on it. Right click on the folder and click the Unpin from Quick access option as the following image is showing.

Method#4

You can also bookmark your favorite folder to the Start menu. To pin your favorite folder to the Start menu, follow these steps.

Locate the folder which you want to bookmark at the Start menu. Right click on the Folder and the following menu will appear.

Click the Pin to Start option as highlighted in the above image. The pinned folder will appear in the form of tile at the Start menu as the following image is showing.

Method#5

This method is to create a custom taskbar toolbar. Right click on the Taskbar and the following menu will open in front of you.

Now select Toolbars -> New toolbar option as highlighted in the above image. Then the following dialogue box will appear.

Choose the folder which you want to bookmark, then click the Select Folder button as highlighted in the above image. The folder will be displayed on the taskbar as the following image is showing.

To remove this folder from the taskbar, again right click on the taskbar. Then click the Toolbar -> Folder option as the following image is showing.

Method#6

You can also bookmark the folder to file explorer libraries. Follow these steps for this.

Right click in the left pane of the File Explorer and the following menu will appear.

Now click the Show libraries option as highlighted in the above image. Then the Libraries option will appear in the left pane. Right click on the Libraries option and the following menu will open.

Click the New -> Library option as highlighted in the above image. A new library will be created, rename it as per your choice and double click on it. The following screen will appear.

Click Include a folder button as highlighted in the above image. The following dialogue box will appear.

Select the folder and then click the Include folder button as highlighted in the above image. The library will be having the added folder as follows.

Conclusion

By following any of these procedures, you will be able to bookmark your favorite folders in Windows 10.

6 Ways to bookmark Favorite folders in Windows 10
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Karim Buzdar

About the Author: Karim Buzdar holds a degree in telecommunication engineering and holds several sysadmin certifications. As an IT engineer and technical author, he writes for various web sites. He blogs at LinuxWays.

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