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How to Create A Calculator Shortcut on Desktop

Supposing that you think the common methods to open Calculator are not efficient enough, you can follow the steps below to create a Calculator shortcut on the desktop in your PC so that you are able to open the app via its shortcut.

Video guide on how to create a Calculator shortcut on Windows 8 desktop:

Steps to create a Calculator shortcut on the desktop in Win 8/8.1:

Step 1: Right-click the blank area on the desktop, choose New in the context menu and tap Text Document in the sub-menu to create a new text document.

Step 2: Open the new text document, and input calc.

Step 3: Click File on the top left corner, and select Save As to move on.

Step 4: Rename the document, manually add ".cmd" (without double quotation marks) to the end of the name and click Save button to save the file.

Then, the file created on the desktop can serve as the Calculator shortcut with which you can rapidly open the Calculator app.

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