Windows 8: Adding Shortcuts to Metro UI


In this article, we are going to explore how to create a shortcut in your applications. These include a shutdown, restart and many more options in Windows 8. Here, we have to show a shortcut (such as restart) in my applications, and we have to choose it. 
Here, we find a solution to creating a shortcut for the Windows 8 operating system. So, we have to follow these methods to create a restart shortcut in Windows 8 (given below).
The steps for creating the shortcut areas follows.
Step 1
Open Windows 8, Show on the desktop then right-click on it, select New and then select Shortcut.
Step 2
After creating a shortcut, we have to enter the location of the item and click next. We have to use this code.
Step 3
After entering the respective code, it will ask you to enter a name for the Shortcut. Enter the respective name of the item we have to make.
Step 4
Click on Finish, and show the icon on the desktop.
Step 5
Now we have to change the icon of the shortcut; right-click on this shortcut then choose a property and change the icon on this shortcut.
Here, we have to see there are many images selected according to our shortcut.
Step 6
Now click on Apply and ok. We have created a shortcut for the Restart option.
Step 7
In this step, we have to Restart option in the Metro interface, we have to follow these steps. Go to the Windows Explorer.
Step 8
Enter the following code in the address bar.
Step 9
After copying, the paste shows this icon in Accessories. Open it.
Step 10
Now we have successfully created a shortcut for restart in the Metro interface in Windows 8.


In this article, we learned about how to create a shortcut in Windows 8 and how to apply this shortcut.