How to Always Open Apps as Administrator on Windows 11?

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Whenever you open an application on a Windows 11 PC, it begins with standard permissions by default. You can always open an application with elevated rights by right-clicking on it and selecting the “Run as administrator” option from the context menu. It is not difficult, but it consumes a few seconds.

If you frequently need to open some particular program on your PC with administrative privilege, then there is a way to make your life easier. If you use an application that requires elevation daily, you can curtail this complicated process and save extra steps. Luckily, it’s possible to configure an app to always run as an administrator to save unnecessary steps.

This gearupwindows article will guide you on always open apps as an administrator on Windows 11.

How to Always Open Apps as Administrator on Windows 11?

Step 1. First, locate the executable file of the app or app’s desktop shortcut you want to always open with elevated privileges.

Step 2. Then, right-click on it to display its context menu. In the context menu, select Properties option. Alternatively, select the application and just press Alt + Enter on the keyboard to open its “Properties” dialog.

Step 3. When the app’s Properties menu appears, click the Compatibility tab.

Step 4. In the Settings group of the Compatibility tab, check the checkbox beside “Run this Program as an Administrator.”

Step 5. After that, click the Apply button.

Step 6. Finally, hit the OK button to exit the Properties windows.

Once you complete the above steps, wherever you open that specific application next time, that will open with admin rights by default.

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