General Pin or Unpin Items on Jump Lists in Windows 11

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Jump Lists are available when you right click on an app on the taskbar or Start menu > All apps.

Jump Lists are lists of app specific tasks or items you can quickly open or get to for every day usage. Jump Lists can include pinned items, recent items, frequent items, tasks, and/or websites.

Items pinned to an app's jump list will appear at the top of the jump list for quick access.

This tutorial will show you how to pin or unpin items on Jump Lists of apps for your account in Windows 11.


Items you pin or unpin for the jump list of File Explorer will also be pinned or unpinned for Quick access.

Items you pin or unpin for Quick access will also be pinned or unpinned for the jump list of File Explorer.



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OPTION ONE

Pin Items to Jump Lists from Taskbar


1 Right click on an app on the taskbar. (see screenshots below)

2 Perform one of the following actions:
  • Hover over the item you want to pin, and click/tap on the Pin to this list button (push pin).
  • Right click on the item you want to pin, and click/tap on Pin to this list.
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OPTION TWO

Unpin Items from Jump Lists from Taskbar


1 Right click on an app on the taskbar. (see screenshots below)

2 Perform one of the following actions:
  • Hover over the item you want to unpin, and click/tap on the Unpin from this list button (strikethrough push pin).
  • Right click on the item you want to unpin, and click/tap on Unpin from this list.
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OPTION THREE

Pin Items to Jump Lists from Start Menu


1 Open the Start menu :win:, and click/tap on All apps. (see screenshot below)

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2 Right click on an app in All apps. (see screenshots below)

3 Perform one of the following actions:
  • Hover over the item you want to pin, and click/tap on the Pin to this list button (push pin).
  • Right click on the item you want to pin, and click/tap on Pin to this list.
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OPTION FOUR

Unpin Items from Jump Lists from Start Menu


1 Open the Start menu :win:, and click/tap on All apps. (see screenshot below)

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2 Right click on an app in All apps. (see screenshots below)

3 Perform one of the following actions:
  • Hover over the item you want to unpin, and click/tap on the Unpin from this list button (strikethrough push pin).
  • Right click on the item you want to unpin, and click/tap on Unpin from this list.
Start_menu_unpin_from_jump_list-1.jpg
Start_menu_unpin_from_jump_list-2.jpg



That's it,
Shawn Brink


 

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