Android - How to Pin Contacts to Your Homescreen

In this page you will learn how to pin your favorite contacts to the homescreen of your Android smartphone for an easier access.The procedure is really simple and works on most smartphone models.

Open the Contacts app. Tap and hold the contact of your choice until a small menu is displayed. Search for an option named as Place on Homescreen or Add shortcut to Home (Samsung smartphones):

If your smartphone doesn't provide any option to pin contacts, then use a widget such as Resizable Contacts Widget or Contact Widget.
Published by jak58. Latest update on August 11, 2015 at 08:38 AM by jak58.
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