Do you often use a particular folder and want to speed up access to it? You don’t know how to do it, have you searched for a solution on the web and are you understood on this article?
Generally, when you want quicker access to a certain folder, you create a desktop shortcut. In fact, creating a desktop shortcut is quite simple and makes opening the folder faster, however, there are downsides that should not be underestimated.
First of all, if you have many icons on your desktop, locating the folder immediately isn’t easy, moreover, to open a folder on your desktop you’ll have to close all open windows as icons and this will waste even more time.
For this reason I advise you to create a keyboard shortcut that allows you to open a folder super fast. The procedure to be carried out is really simple and within everyone’s reach.
Create a keyboard shortcut to open a folder
Open a folder via keyboard shortcut it’s really convenient and moreover, the procedure that allows you to create the shortcut is very simple to perform. Here’s all you need to do:
- Locate the folder you want to open via keyboard shortcut, then right-click on it;
- From the context menu that opens, select the item “Send to” and then click on the item “Desktop (Create Shortcut)”on Windows 11 before selecting the item “Send to” you have to click on the item “Show more options”;
- Right-click on the folder shortcut created on the desktop;
- From the context menu that opens, click on the item “Property”;
- In the window that opens, select the tab “Connection”;
- Click on the field next to the entry “Shortcuts” and press the keyboard key you want to use to open the folder;
- At this point the system will immediately create a shortcut, generally the latter is created using the keys CTRL+ALT+ the key you have chosen;
- Click on the button “Apply” present in the lower right;
- Click “OK”.
Now by pressing the keyboard combination created earlier, the selected folder will be opened immediately. You can decide to perform the operation on as many folders as you want, of course, however, remember to use different keys.