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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.