How to Create Your Own Keyboard Shortcuts In Windows 10 Laptop And PC

Nothing is impossible is what we are experiencing nowadays. We have seen the technology developing to another level from past few years. It took two decades for the smartphones to take over the world. The dream of delivering the smartphone and technology based machines to every person has now become a reality.

Microsoft is one of the game changers when it comes to providing latest technology. There is no doubt that Microsoft has done a fabulous job when it comes to adding innovative technology to the world. Windows is one of the biggest creation of Microsoft from day one.

Many speculations have come forward that the Windows is the modified copy of the Apple Mac OSX and it lacks genuity. However, Windows has become one the standard and strongest Operating system for PC/Laptops.

How to Create Your Own Keyboard Shortcuts For Windows Programs In Windows 10 Laptop

When you own a Windows 10 Laptop or Desktop, then you have the freedom and comfort to do things your way, which also enables you the full control over the Windows laptop. The moment you turn your PC, you know you have a task to finish, and you can open files or programs with shortcuts and avoid spending time in searching, tapping, errors and more.

We have two different methods to make the shortcuts for your Win 10 PC, so begin.

Method One:-

All you need to follow my lead.

Step 1: The first step is to find the Software or App, which you want to customize it.

Step 2: Now navigate to the file location in the Windows Start Menu.

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Step 3: Now it’s time to open the Applications Tab.

Step 4: You have to highlight the app which you want to create a shortcut key and then Right Click & Select Open File Destination.

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Step 5: A new file explorer will pop-up with the App Icon highlighting on it.

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Step 6: Right click on the “Google Chrome” & select Properties.

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Step 7: This is what it looks like when the Properties page pop-ups and as you can see that we have highlighted. You have to edit the highlighted tab.

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Step 8: All you need to do is to add your Key to confirm it.

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Step 9: Click “Apply.”

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There is no secret recipe, but I will show you one more method which you can use to add shortcuts. There isn’t much difference in these two approaches, but it will help the users, who don’t have much experience in using the Win10 based PC.

Method Two

Like I have mentioned that there isn’t much difference between these two approaches, but it depends on the approach and also which one you can find easy to remember. SO let’s begin with the second method that can help you take things to another level.

Step 1: Open the Cortana and search for “CMD.”

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Step 2: Highlight the “CMD” app and Right Click the mouse and then click on “Open File Destination.”

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Step 3: Type “Explorer Shell: AppsFolder” and press the Enter key.

Step 4: A new window will pop-up on your screen and I have selected “Google Chrome” then highlight the app. Right-click the mouse and select “Open File Destination.

Step 5: A new file explorer will pop-up with the App Icon highlighting on it.

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Step 6: Right click on the “Google Chrome” & select Properties.

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Step 7: This is what it looks like when the Properties page pop-ups and as you can see that we have highlighted. You have to edit the highlighted tab.

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Step 8: The Windows enables you the option to edit the empty box with your set of “Key,” now you can create your Shortcut Key.

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Step 9: Click “Apply.”

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As you have learned that nothing is impossible when it comes to the Win10. The number of features which makes the Win 10 Pro excellent.

We have demonstrated two methods, and you can use an of these methods to set a dedicated key to function and open it at your will. The above methods are safe to use and provided by the Microsoft team, so you can show the exit to the third-party softwares.

Conclusion

When you search around in search engines, you can find thousands of results on the subject but only a few creators are asking you to use the Windows default method to make it happen. We would love to know your opinions and thoughts on it in the comment section.

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