How to Pin an App to Your Nokia or Microsoft Lumia Start Screen

How to Pin an App to Nokia & Microsoft Lumia Start Screen

This tutorial will show you step by step how to pin an app to your Windows Phone 8, 8.1 or Windows 10 Mobile smartphone.

(Including, Nokia and Microsoft Lumia)

This tutorial will work for all Windows Phone 8, 8.1 and Windows 10 Mobile smartphones, such as the Nokia and Microsoft Lumia 435, 520, 530, 532, 535, 550, 620, 625, 630, 635, 638, 640, 650, 720, 730, 735, 830, 920, 925, 930, 950, 950 XL, 1020, 1320, 1520 and all other types.

How to Pin an App to Your Nokia or Microsoft Lumia Start Screen

If you use an app often then it's a good idea to have a shortcut of that application on the start screen of your Nokia or Microsoft Lumia smartphone. You can do this in a few simple steps.

1. Go to the Apps list.

2. Go to the app you want to pin to the home screen.

3. Long press (tap and hold) on the application.

4. Tap on "pin to start" from the pop up menu.

Windows Phone 8, 8.1 or Windows 10 Mobile will immediately take you to the Start screen and focus on the newly pinned app.