As an Apple fanboy, if you would like to create a website shortcut to Home Screen of your device (iPhone/iPad) without having to open your browser at all then, check out this guide! You should know that the Home Screen of your iPhone or iPad is not just for displaying App icons. You can also add bookmarks to it or create one-step shortcuts to directly access your favorite websites.
How to create a website shortcut to Home Screen of your iPhone or iPad
Usually, Home Screen is a space where your Apps reside but with a few simple steps, you can also turn it into a gateway to open your favorite webpage. For example, instead of opening a browser and typing a website’s address manually, you can directly go to the desired website or land on its main page. To create a website shortcut to Home Screen do the following.
- Launch the Safari browser.
- Open a website.
- Tap the Share icon.
- Choose the Add to Home Screen option.
- Enter a name for the website.
- Tap the Add link.
- Arrange the Shortcut to a suitable place on Home Screen.
How to create a shortcut to a website
It’s necessary to understand how to make a shortcut for a website, especially for those which do not support the mobile version.
Launch Safari browser.
Navigate to the website that you would like to add to your Home screen as a shortcut.
Locate the ‘Share’ icon (a square with an arrow pointing upwards) in the upper-right corner of the screen.
Scroll down the list of actions to find the ‘Add to Home Screen’ option.
When found, tap the option.
Enter the name for your site link. This will be the title of the website that will be displayed beneath its icon on the Home screen.
Hit the ‘Add’ button in the top-right corner of the screen.
The website will be instantly added to your Home Screen. You can create as many website links as you like.
To move the icon to a different location on Home Screen, tap and hold its icon then, drag it to the desired position as you would do to move any other app. that
Add to Home Screen not working
If you don’t find this action listed, scroll to the bottom and tap ‘Edit Actions’, then choose ‘Add to Home Screen’ action. After that, you’ll be able to select it from the Share Sheet. Second, it’s likely that you are viewing from an incompatible browser, try switching your browser to Apple’s Safari.
Hope this helps!