How to display the network icon in the Windows 10 Start Menu

As Windows 10 can easily be customised, in this video we demonstrate how you add a Network icon to your desktop to make browsing network shares easier.

Note: For anyone connecting a Microsoft Windows 10 computer to their Synology NAS. You might find it useful, to customise your Start menu to include a network icon that links you to all of your networked devices in File Explorer.

Quick reference notes:

  • From the Windows Desktop select – Start
  • Now place the mouse pointer over, for example the Documents icon
  • Right click the mouse and from the quick menu choose Personalise this list
  • The “Choose which folders appear on Start” panel will open
  • From the list of options toggle Network to On
  • Close the “Choose which folders appear on Start” panel

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