How to Upload a Shortcut Icon for Facebook

By Diana Braun

The Windows operating system allows users to create custom shortcut icons on the desktop to quickly access favorite programs and websites. A user can create a shortcut icon for Facebook on the desktop. When you click on the shortcut icon, Facebook automatically launches in the your default Web browser.

Step 1

Right-click on an empty space on the desktop.

Step 2

Click "New," then click "Shortcut" from the drop-down menu.

Step 3

Type "www.facebook.com" into the "Type the location of the item" box. Click "Next."

Step 4

Type "Facebook" into the "Type a name for this shortcut." Click "Finish."