Customize or Add Items to Send To Context Menu in Windows 8

When you right click on any item you must have seen the send to option. This option is used when you want to send any file or folder to the locations mentioned in the send to context menu. For example, if any external USB is connected to your PC and you want to send any file to it, you right click the folder or file that is to be sent and select the send to option there followed by the USB device. Here is the tutorial how you can customize that Send To Context Menu in Windows 8.add items sendto context menu

You might have often wondered of adding option to the Send to Context menu. Here is how you can add or can customize that Send To Context Menu in Windows 8. As we all know Windows 8 is quite different from its predecessors, so the technique that was used for adding item to context menu in Windows 7 doesn’t work in Windows 8.

However, customizing or adding items to Windows “Send To” context menu you can use speed up the workflow. For instance, if you want to send any file to a location that doesn’t appear in the context menu, follow the steps given below to add items in context menu and boost Windows 8 productivity.

Steps to Add Items to the Windows 8 Send To Context Menu

  • Press Windows Key + R to open Windows dialog box
  • Type in the following %UserProfile%\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\SendTo and hit Enter
  • Add your shortcut there i.e. the shortcut address of the location that you want to add in the send to context menu.
    It is also suggested to run: shell:sendto

You will now find that item is being added to the send to context menu.

Now, whenever you want to add any particular location or item to Windows 8 context menu, follow the steps described above.

Upon following the tutorial here you can add Items to the Windows 8 Send To Context Menu and send your files easily.

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