How to add desktop shortcut on installation of UWP app? RRS feed

  • Question

  • Upon installation, a shortcut does not get added to my Desktop, it gets added to start bar only. Is there any way I can add a shortcut to the desktop programmatically?
    Friday, July 10, 2020 5:56 AM

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  • There are many ways

    One of them is with the Shell

    I had posted a sample with Notepad on the Desktop in this thread 

    Friday, July 10, 2020 6:10 AM
  • Hi MangoApps,

    Since your question is more related to UWP, you can consider posting your question in UWP forum for more help.

    Thank you for your understanding.

    Best Regards,

    Xingyu Zhao

    MSDN Community Support
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    Thursday, July 16, 2020 5:58 AM