Add a Website Shortcut to Android Home Screen

December 2016


Android makes it easy to save favorited websites or pages by providing a simple way to pin shortcuts to the home screen of your device. All that's required is the installation of the Google Chrome browser application.

Pin Website to Android Home Screen

Open Google Chrome and go to the website that you'd like to pin. Next, click on the Menu in the top-right corner (represented by 3 vertical dots). Click Add to Home Screen.

A dialog box will appear on your screen prompting you to enter a name for your website shortcut. Enter in a name and click Submit. A tab will be created on your homepage that will take you directly to that page:

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