Powering off and turning on your computer both are the easiest tasks when it comes to Windows 10. Windows also offer an interactive way “Slide to shut down your PC” option, for powering off your PC, but this feature is only available on the tablets or smartphones running on Windows 10 platform.
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However, if you want to bring the same interactive experience of Windows 10 mobile to your Windows 10 computer then you can quickly create a shortcut with the proper command to enable “Slide to shut down your PC” on Windows 10. In this article, I will guide you with simple steps to add this option on your computer.
Steps to Add a “Slide to Shut Down” Option on Windows 10
Step-1: First you need to right-click on the empty space on your desktop, select the New option and then click on Shortcut option from the drop-down menu.
Step-2: Once the new shortcut is created now all you need to do is to copy and paste the following path
Step-3: Check the path carefully to make sure that you enter it correctly. Once you are done, you simply need to click Next to proceed.
Step-4: Now you have to enter a suitable name for the shortcut that you have just created and then hit the Finish button to complete the task.
Step-5: Once the shortcut is created now right-click on your newly created shortcut and then select the Properties option. Once you are in now you need to click the Shortcut tab and then click the Change Icon button.
Step-6: Now Click on the OK button to confirm that the path you specified does not contain any icons.
Step-7: Select an icon that best describes the Shutdown button from the list of the icons.
Step-8: Once you have selected the icon now click on the Apply button and then click on OK button.
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Step-9: The icon you have selected is now applied on it now finally click on the OK button to complete the process.
Once you have done with all the steps, the icon you chose earlier will appear on your desktop in Windows 10. Every time you double click on it, it will launch the “Slide down to shut down your PC” screen. Then you can simply click and drag with the help of mouse to the bottom of the screen to power off your computer.
You can also right-click on the shortcut and then select Pin to taskbar option for the faster access to the shutdown using the mouse.
This is all for this article I hope these steps help you to add a “Slide to shut down” option on Windows 10 of your computer. If you liked this article then share it on social media and with your friends and if you want to ask any query or want to give any suggestion regarding new software then please comment below in the comment section.