Opening a Chrome page on login is a convenient way to jumpstart your browsing experience. Whether it’s your favorite website, a productivity tool, or a news source, having Chrome automatically open a specific page when you log in can save you time and effort. In this article, I will guide you through the step-by-step process of setting up Chrome to open a specific page on login.
Step 1: Creating a Shortcut
The first step is to create a shortcut to the website or page you want Chrome to open on login. Here’s how:
- Open Google Chrome and navigate to the website or page you want to open on login.
- Click on the three-dot menu icon in the top-right corner of the browser window.
- Hover over the “More tools” option in the dropdown menu and select “Create shortcut”.
- A dialog box will appear asking if you want to create a shortcut on the desktop. Check the box and click “Create”.
- Now, you will have a shortcut on your desktop that opens the desired page in Chrome.
Step 2: Configuring Chrome Startup Settings
Now that you have the shortcut ready, let’s configure Chrome to open the desired page on login:
- Right-click on the shortcut icon on your desktop and select “Properties” from the context menu.
- In the “Target” field, you will see the path to the Chrome executable followed by a space. Add the URL of the page you want to open after the space. For example:
"C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe" https://www.example.com
- Click “OK” to save the changes.
Step 3: Adding the Shortcut to Startup
Now that you have configured the Chrome shortcut, it’s time to add it to the Windows startup folder:
- Press the Windows key + R to open the Run dialog box.
shell:startupand press Enter. This will open the Startup folder.
- Drag and drop the Chrome shortcut from your desktop into the Startup folder.
By following these steps, you can easily set up Chrome to open a specific page on login. This can be a great timesaver, especially if you have a favorite website or a tool that you use every day. Enjoy the convenience of having your desired page open automatically as soon as you log in to your computer!