Microsoft Teams is one of the most used apps in the world. The Teams allows users to call, chat and collaborate with ease.
If you have been using Microsoft Teams on your Windows 10/11 PC or Mac, you might want to add it to the desktop so that you can launch it quickly. Of course, you can always use the search to run the Teams, but some users may like having the Teams shortcut icon on the desktop for easier access.
Here is how to create a shortcut for Microsoft Teams on your Windows 10/11 and Mac desktop.
Create Microsoft Teams shortcut on Windows 10/11 desktop
Step 2: Drag and drop the Microsoft Teams icon from the Start menu area to the desktop to create a shortcut of it on the desktop.
NOTE: If you search for the Teams using search and then try to drag and drop from there, it does not work.
Add Microsoft Teams to Mac desktop
Step 1: Open the Finder. In the left pane of the Finder, click Applications to open the same.
Step 2: In the Applications folder, look for the Microsoft Teams entry.
Step 3: Finally, drag and drop the Teams icon from the Applications folder to the desktop area to add Teams to the Mac desktop.
Note that if the Application folder is open in full screen, please resize it so you can see the desktop area.
Pin Microsoft Teams to Windows 10/11 taskbar
Step 1: Search for Teams. In the search results, right-click on the Teams entry and then click the Pin to taskbar option.