With Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox on Android, you can put shortcuts to the websites and web apps you visit most often. Here's how to create a shortcut and add it to your device.
Add a website to your home screen with Chrome
Open the Chrome app on your handset and navigate to the website you want to change into a home screen shortcut. Once the website loads, open Chrome's settings menu by tapping the three vertical dots in the top right corner.
Then select the option 'Add to home screen'.
A new screen that allows you to automatically place the icon or choose where to place it. On this screen & # 39; Add to home screen & # 39; you can see an example of the shortcut icon. Tap the "Add Automatically" button to place the new icon on the home screen of your Android device where space is available.
To place the icon anywhere else on your home screen, tap and hold the icon and drag it to your desired location.
Add a website to your Firefox home screen
Open the Mozilla Firefox app and navigate to the website you want to turn into a shortcut on your Android device Home screen. Touch and hold the website URL in the address bar until a pop-up menu appears. Select the option 'Add page shortcut'.
A new window will open and you will see an example of the 1 × 1 icon. Press the & # 39; Auto Add & # 39; button to add the icon to your device's home screen. To configure the exact location where the shortcut will be placed on the home screen, touch and hold the icon and drag it to the desired location.