Setup Gmail Icon On Windows 10.

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i want to sit up the gmail icon on my pc for windows 10 so i can make life easy

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Hi Kenny,


Thank you for writing to Microsoft Community Forums.


In order to get clarity on this issue and assist you with appropriate troubleshooting steps, please reply with the answers to the questions below.


  1. How are you accessing Gmail?

  2. Are you trying to setup Gmail Account in the Windows Mail Application?

  3. Do you want to create a webpage shortcut on the Desktop for accessing Gmail?

  4. Which web browser are you using as default?

  5. Are you using any application to access Gmail?


If you just want the Gmail shortcut to be created on your desktop using browser, then follow the below steps to make a Gmail Shortcut on your desktop.


  1. Right-click on an empty area on your desktop > Click on New > Click on Shortcut.

  2. In the Create Shortcut wizard, type the Gmail address as under Type the location of the item and click on Next.

  3. Under Type a name for this shortcut, enter Gmail and click on Finish.


Once you perform the above steps, a new shortcut that takes you to Gmail webpage will be created on your desktop.


You can also refer Windows 10 Tip: How to pin your favorite websites to the taskbar with Microsoft Edge to pin Gmail Shortcut to the taskbar.


If you would like me to provide additional advice, simply respond to this thread. I will get notified and I’ll reply to you as soon as I can.

Best regards,
Shafeeq Ali Khan
Microsoft Community – Moderator

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Last updated June 25, 2021 Views 12,860 Applies to: