Create A Shortcut to Snipping Tool on Windows 10 Desktop

create shortcut to snipping tool

Snipping Tool is a practical screen-capture program built-in Windows 10/8/7. By default, Snipping Tool has no shortcut on the Windows desktop. To launch the Snipping Tool, several clicks are usually required. If you need to often use Snipping tool, you can create a shortcut to Snipping Tool on Windows Desktop, so that you can run this tool more quickly. Here is how.

How to create a shortcut to Snipping Tool on Windows 10 desktop

Step 1: Right-click on the desktop and select New -> Shortcut from the context menu.

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Step 2: After the Create Shortcut dialog opens, type snippingtool.exe in the filed under “Type the location of the item”, and then click Next.

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Step 3: Assign a name for this shortcut, and then click Finish.

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That’s it. The Snipping Tool shortcut will be created successfully on the Windows 10 desktop. Double-click the shortcut so that Snipping Tool will quickly open.

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