How to add a desktop menu icon in start menu, accidently i unpined it?

i accidendtly unpined desktop icon in start menu in windows 8, how to get it back in start screen ie start menu UI tiles...

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Last updated May 15, 2020 Views 64,173 Applies to:

Hi BarunDutta,


Thank you for posting your issue in Microsoft Community!


I understand that you accidently unpinned Desktop Menu Icon from start screen.


Please follow the steps to Pin the Desktop menu Tile in start screen.


a)      Press windows + Q key

b)      Type desktop

c)       Right click on desktop and click on Pin to start option from the menu below.


I suggest you to Refer


Pin or unpin apps


Hope the information provided was helpful, if you need further please feel free to post we are here to help you.

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