Saving an icon to your Android Device's home screen

If a bookmark doesn't exist for the page you want to add:


Step one

Open the browser and navigate to the page you'd like to bookmark.


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Step two

Press the Menu button and select Bookmarks.

Step three

There may be some bookmarks you didn't add, but don't panic--many Android devices come with a default collection of bookmarks. Select the top left thumbnail labeled Add.

Step four

You can customize the name of the bookmark if you like, before pressing OK to add it.


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Step five

Press and hold on the Bookmark you just created, and select Add shortcut to Home. This will put a shortcut icon on the current Home screen that allows one-touch access to the page.


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If you already have a bookmark for the page you want to add:

 

Step one

Press and hold on the Home screen where you want the shortcut to appear.


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Step two

Select Shortcut from the menu, and then Bookmark.


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Step three

Choose the bookmarked Web site from your collection and an icon shortcut will appear on the Home screen.


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Article written by Nicole Cozma; CNet.com »