How to Add Websites to the Home Screen on Any Smartphone or Tablet

For iOS 7 and 8

  • Open up the Safari app on your iOS device.
  • Navigate to the website that will be your shortcut's destination.
  • Tap on the "Share" icon at the bottom. This looks like a square with an arrow pointing upwards.
  • Select the "Add to Home Screen" icon.
  • Give your Link Button a name.
  • Tap on the word "Add" in the upper right hand corner.
  • Look for this link button on your Home screen.


  • Launch Chrome for Android and open the website or web page you want to pin to your home screen. Tap the menu button and tap Add to homescreen.