19.8.13

Pin File or Folder to Windows 8 Start Screen Using Pin to 8

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When windows 8 came with the amazing feature of Start Screen, people get attracted towards it. But when they felt the unavailability of many options like: the ability to customize it with various tile sizes, modify the themes and background images etc then get disappointed. 

The start screen in Windows 8 has removed a lot of options and also included various new options. One of the interesting options missing in Windows 8 start screen is to pin any file or folder. It was a very useful option for the users. Suppose, if you are doing the work on a file or have your work files in an individual folder, then this option makes it very easy to put this folder pinned on the start screen or simply on the taskbar.


If you were using this option and now you are unable to use, then no need no be worry. You have another nice option for perform this task. This task can be done by the help of freeware tool Pin to 8. Pin to 8, formerly conversant as the Start Screen Pinner.

Pin to 8 have the ability to let you pin any file or folder or also the Control Panel items to the start screen in Windows 8, and so you will be able to access them very quickly. The Pin to 8 app is portable and does not require any installation process. The app is completely free to download and you can get the app from below given link (end of the post).

For pin a file or folder, simply you will have to choose the task from the main interface and then choose the item to be pinned.


And finally you have to pick out if you wish to pin to Start Screen or taskbar.



Features of the Pin to 8 app:
=> Pin ANY file neglectful of its type
=> Pin ANY folder very easily
=> Pin drive
=> Pin Libraries
=> Also Pin Shell Objects like Run command, “Show Desktop”, Window Switcher;
=> Even, Pin any folders or files with drag and drop. Drop them on application window.
=> Ability to Pin Control Panel items, all those including some hidden like God Mode/All Tasks, Network Connections;
You can get more tips and tricks about Windows 8 by clicking here. Feel free to share your valuable comments with us.

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