Desktop Shortcut

Desktop shortcut is a feature that allows user to create desktop shortcuts to instantly connect to their favorite computers, as well as shortcuts for remote command and file transfer sessions.

Types of Shortcuts

  • Remote Connection - Begin a remote session to that computer.
  • Remote Command - Begin a remote command session 
  • File Transfer - Begins an off session file transfer

How to create a Desktop Shortcut

Method 1 - Right Click
  1. Open the Splashtop On-Prem app (V3.4.6.0. or newer) and login to your account.
  2. Right Click on the computer you would like to create a shortcut for, and you will see a menu option for "Add Shortcut to Desktop".
  3. This Dropdown will then give you an option to select what kind of shortcut you would like to create.
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  4. After selecting your choice, you should see the shortcut now appear on your Desktop:
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Method 2 - Computer Settings Screen
  1. Open the Splashtop On-Prem app (V3.4.6.0. or newer) and login to your account.
  2. Click the Gear Wheel icon next to the computer you want to create a shortcut for.
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  3. On the Window that appears, click the computer icon in the top right and you will see a menu option for "Add Shortcut to Desktop".
  4. This Dropdown will then give you an option to select what kind of shortcut you would like to create.
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  5. After selecting your choice, you should see the shortcut now appear on your Desktop:
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Method 3 - Drag and Drop
  1. Open the Splashtop On-Prem app (V3.4.6.0. or newer) and login to your account.
  2. Click and hold, then drag the computer icon of the computer you would like directly to your Desktop to create a shortcut.
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    NOTE: This will only create a shortcut for "REMOTE SESSION", not remote command or file transfer.
 
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