Sump Lists are a great feature for quick access to folders and files. Here is how to pin or unpin items to Jump Lists in Windows 11.
Although not used very often, the Jump List feature has been one of the most valuable features since Windows 7. Yes, the Jump List feature is still available in the Windows 11 operating system. If you are unsure, right click on the application icon in the taskbar and you will see a list of default options and attachments associated with that application. These added or attached items are called Jump Lists.
As you can guess, the Jump List provides quick and easy access to your favorite files and folders. For example, you can pin your favorite or frequently used folders to the Jump List in File Explorer.
Jump Lists are a useful feature, but to get the most out of them, you must customize them by adding and removing items as needed.
Here is a brief description of how to attach or detach items in a Jump List on a Windows 11 operating system.
Table of Contents:
- Attaching Items to Jump Lists in Windows 11
- Not Attaching Items to Jump Lists in Windows 11Attach to list
Item will display nicely when attached to a Jump List. Click on the attach icon or select the “Attach to this list” option from the context menu. Here is how to do it.
- Launch the application.
- Right-click the application icon on the taskbar.
- Move the cursor to the item you want to install.
- Click the “Attach” icon on the right side of the item on which the mouse cursor is placed.
- The item is immediately attached to the application’s skip list.
First, check if the application’s icon is attached to the taskbar. If not, open the app and attach it. After attaching, open the app and launch the file or folder within the app.
Next, right-click on the app icon, hover over the item you wish to attach, and click the “pin it” icon. Alternatively, right-click on the item and select the “Pin to this list” option.
As soon as you do this, the item will be pinned to the application’s skip list. Right-click on the application icon to see the newly pinned item in the Jump List.
A list of all files or folders will be displayed.
As well as pinning items to the Jump List, you can also unpin them. This is useful for removing unused or useless items. Here is how to do it.
- Right click on the application icon in the window bar.
- On the item you want to delete.
- Click on the “Unpin” icon.
- Remove the item from the jump list.
As with pinning, right click on the application icon in the window bar. This will bring up the Jump List of attached items.
Now move the cursor over the item you wish to remove and click the “Unpin” icon. Alternatively, right-click the item you wish to remove from the Jump List and select the “Unpin from this list” option.
That’s it. Pinning and unpinning items from the Jump List in Windows 11 is very easy.
We hope this simple and easy guide to working with Windows 11 will help you.
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