Microsoft rolls out more regular updates for Windows 10 than other legacy Windows. Although Windows 10 automatically downloads & install updates in a phased manner, yet you can check the details of updates by a single click. If you are one of them who like to review the Windows update section regularly, you might like to create Windows update shortcut for the quick jump where you want.
In this blog post, we will let you know, how you can create Windows 10 update shortcut.

How to Create Windows Update Shortcut on Desktop of Window 10

Windows desktop shortcut lets you to swiftly check for the latest updates. It helps you to get rid of navigating Settings app all the time whenever you feel the need to confirm whether your Windows 10 is up-to-date or not. Follow the below given steps to create Windows update shortcut.

Right click on the empty area of Windows 10 desktop, select New and then Shortcut.

create windows update shortcut on Windows 10

On the next window, fill the below given URI (Universal Resource Identifier) in the location field. Hit Next button.

ms-settings:windowsupdate

create windows update shortcut on Windows 10

Type the name for the shortcut which can be understandable. For instance, “Windows Update”. Now hit Finish button.

create windows update shortcut on Windows 10

Also read: How To Create System Restore Point In Windows 10 With Simple Script

How to Change the Icon of Windows Update desktop shortcut

Right click on the Icon and select Properties.

change icon of windows update shortcut on Windows 10

Click on Change Icon button under “Web document” tab.

change icon of windows update shortcut on Windows 10

Choose the desired icon and hit OK button. Click Apply and OK button on Properties window to implement changes.

change icon of windows update shortcut on Windows 10

Also read: How to Rebuild Thumbnail Cache on Windows 10 Operating System

How to Pin Windows Update Shortcut to Start Menu of Windows 10

Launch the Settings app on your Windows 10 PC. Click on “Update & security”.

Windows Update Shortcut to Start Menu of Windows 10

Right click on “Windows Update” and tap on “Pin to start”. Click Yes to confirm.

Windows Update Shortcut to Start Menu of Windows 10

Open your Start menu, scroll down to find the Windows Update, resize it (right click on tile and select size) as per your desire.

Windows Update Shortcut to Start Menu of Windows 10

That’s all. If you face any problem then let’s know via comments, we will help you in every possible manner.

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