The age of the smartphone is making our daily lives ever faster and more jam packed with business and capability. You can now do so much more at the touch of a finger. The Galaxy S8 and S8+ Plus are two of the fastest phones on the market right now, but it’s always possible to make your daily routines even faster.
Most users will find the process of opening a web browser through the app menus and browser easy and fast enough. But for those that want access to be even more convenient, here we explain how you can favorite your sites to bookmarks and have them placed on your home screen for immediate entry. This way you can have your most used sites within one tap on your home screen. Follow the instructions below to get this done.
Add a bookmark to the Galaxy S8 home screen
- Start with your phone on the home screen.
- Find the the app labelled “Internet”.
- Now navigate to the website you want to place on the home screen.
- In the address bar there is a three dot symbol. Tap it.
- There is an option called “Add shortcut to home screen”, this is the final step and should complete the move.
The website will now appear as an icon on your home screen. Tap it to get to the saved page.
This can be a huge time saving function, especially for those that tend to visit the same pages on a daily basis. Check on the same information regularly or have a very particular news site or blog that you prefer above all else? You’ll be amazed at how such a simple act as shortcutting can drastically improve your experience and save you time, energy and hassle.
It can also prove incredibly useful for those that work with cloud based documents and work platform like google drive. Every Google drive document or work file has an internet address. So they can all be saved as shortcuts and placed on your home screen for instant access. This will seem like the difference between lightspeed and walking if you work on such documents on a daily basis. It is even possible to organize your shortcut icons into folders. This can allow you to keep a large and instantly accessible amount of work files and important pages right on the front of your phone.