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Create SAP Logon Shortcut

Updated Jun 25, 2021

Step by Step Procedure to Create SAP Logon Shortcut

If you don’t want to give client number, username, and password every time you logon into the SAP system then you can create Shortcut on the SAP GUI Logon pad and simply logon to the SAP system with a single click

I am assuming that you have installed and configured the SAP Logon pad if not then please check our tutorial 

How SAP GUI (FrontEnd) Download, Install & Configure for Windows

Create SAP Shortcut Using SAP Logon Pad (SAP GUI 770)

Step 1. Open SAP Logon pad Click on New Icon and then click on Shortcut button as shown in the image

SAP Logon

Create New SAP Shortcut window will open 

Step 2. Give SAP Server detail 

As you have already setup your SAP Server Access It will allow you to setup shortcut for configured SAP server access 

Title & Type

  1. Title: Give a title to Shortcut

  2. Type: Define by default which report, command or transaction you want to execute  

    1. Transaction: give T-Code example: SPRO, SM21, DB12

    2. System Command: type the command you want to execute.

    3. Report: Name of report you want to execute when open this shortcut

Connection Parameters

  1. System Description: Select the SAP System for which you want to create shortcut

  2. System ID: System ID example: SA1, PRD, QAC

  3. Start Parameters: Start parameters if you want to run

  4. Client: SAP System client number example : 00, 001, 400, 800

  5. User: Given your user name to log in

  6. Language: Select Language to login with

SAP Shortcut Details

And then click on the finish button to create a shortcut

Now you can see that the new shortcut is created 

Login with SAP Shortcut

To login to SAP System by using shortcut just select the shortcut and click on Log On Button

Now if you log in it will only ask for the password because all other required details are already there in the shortcut.

SAP Logon using Shortcut

Create SAP Shortcut Using SAP GUI 6.4

Please follow the steps below:

Log in to your SAP GUI panel and click the Generate Shortcut button

Generate Shortcut button

Now enter the following information:

  • Title: Enter the title for the shortcut
  • Type: Select type of shortcut access.
  • System Description: Select the name of the System Name that you have created in SAP Logon
  • Client: Give the name of the Client on which you want to logon
  • User Name: Give the User Name
  • Password: Give the password 
  • Language: Select your preferred language
  • Location: Enter the location where you want to create the Shortcut

Once you enter all the information click on Next button

Create SAP Shortcut

Now in the next screen enter the following details:

  • Trace Level
  • Window Size
  • Working Directory

And then click the Finish button.

SAP Shortcut

A Logon shortcut has been created on your desktop.

Shortcut created

Now just click the shortcut on your desktop and you will get straight logon to the SAP Easy Access

Create SAP Logon Shortcut Using SAP Logon Pad (SAP GUI 6.4)

SAP Logon Pad

Click on NEW Item...

SAP Logon Create shortcut

In Description Select the name of the System Name that you have created in SAP Logon

In Client: give the name of the Client on which you want to logon

User Name: Give the User Name

Password: Give the password

Language: give Language if any

And then click on "OK" Button

SAP Logon

In this way a Logon shortcut will get created

Now just Click on "Log on" button and you will get stright logon to the SAP Easy Access

Read here How to check the contents of the saplogon.ini file used in SAPlogon.


  • 09 Jun 2008 1:15 pm Guest
    I'm impressed that this makes SAP logon a much hassle-free action. Hoewever, when I click on Logon, I'm still promted for a password. What could be the issue?

  • 13 Jun 2008 9:00 pm Guest
    I installed SAP 7.10. and install config.ini file also. Every things looks fine. But when i open saplogon window. There is no server show up in the window just empty window. Did i install wrong. help me
  • 14 Jun 2008 12:56 am Shalesh Singh Visen
    Hello Please Check have u given the password if not then only it ask for password.

  • 14 Jun 2008 12:58 am Shalesh Singh Visen
    No You haven't installed wrong after installing GUI software u have to add Server in it for which u want to Connect ... so now u have to Add Server in it

  • 14 Jun 2008 1:45 am Shalesh Singh Visen

     Hi you can check this post for SAP GUI/Logon Pad installation

    Installing SAP GUI 6.4

    Adding / Configuring Server in SAP Logon

  • 28 Oct 2008 10:39 pm Guest
    After installing SAPGUI7.1 the logon pad does not contain the tabs on the right side (logon, new item, change item, delete item). Anyone knows how to resolve this please to help?
  • 10 Sep 2009 7:35 pm Guest
    How can I backup the SAP Logon 710 Shortcuts, so I can move them to another PC?

  • 19 Sep 2009 11:20 am Dnyanesh
    Please suggest how to log into server without using a SAP GUI logon pad. Is it possible to log on directly to server from RUN prompt.

    Dnyanesh Thombare
  • 08 Oct 2009 5:31 am Guest
    Hi Dnyanesh ,

    You can Logon From START->RUN (Here Type SAPGUI ) then you can access your sap server.

    Kanagaraja Lokanathan
  • 12 Nov 2009 9:13 am Guest
    i want to 710 module training
  • 21 Oct 2010 4:44 am Guest
    I want Sap logon Pad .exe Fil Download Help
  • 18 Dec 2013 8:54 am Guest

    not working for me . . the password field remains disables i cant enter anything/..