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How To Create A Sync Center Shortcut


Windows 10 has a native feature named Sync Center, which allows network files In the form of offline files, become available when the network connection to the server Is down. Ultimately, when offline files Is enabled, users can access their network files, regardless of server availability. Wouldn't It be nice, If you could access this with a double-click of the mouse? Well, In this tutorial, I will show you how to create a Sync Center shortcut on your computer's desktop.


If you're not aware of Sync Center, Inclusive of how offline files operate, please refer to my tutorial located here. Before I begin with this guide, here's what I'm referring to. The typical way to access Sync Center, Is to navigate to Control Panel, select Large Icons and then click on Sync Center as shown below.


From here, you can perform an array of tasks as outlined In red above. To simplify accessibility, I will demonstrate how to create a Sync Center shortcut on your PC's desktop, thereby you'll have It readily available at all times. The process Is extremely simple, so without further ado, let's get this started.

Step One:

Firstly, navigate to your computer's desktop, right-click on a blank area and select New > Shortcut as shown below.


Step Two:

Next, In the Type the location of the Item field, enter the following command.
control /name Microsoft.SyncCenter

Then hit Next to move forward.


Step Three:

Now you need to give your shortcut a name. It can be anything you like. For the purpose of this tutorial, I've named mine Windows 10 Tips Sync Center. When you've applied yours, click Finish to finalize the process.


Step Four:

I've now navigated to my computer's desktop and as you can see, the Sync Center shortcut has been successfully created. Let's make sure It's functional, by double-clicking It.


Last Step:

As expected, Sync Center has launched, thereby I can apply settings and configurations according to my computing usability.


Final Thoughts:

Although the Sync Center Itself Is not difficult at all to access, given there are quite a number of settings associated with It, having everything available via a simple double-click of the mouse Is certainly convenient. Moreover, the shortcut Is not dedicated to the desktop per se. You can copy & paste It to just about any directory you like, thus have It at your disposal at all times.



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