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How to Add Icons to your iPhone’s Home Screen


Posted on April 13th, by Lindsay in General.No Comments

iPhone Home Screen

EDIT 26/09/13: See the instructions for iOS7 here

The iPhone’s Home Screen contains various icons which allow you to easily navigate your device’s many applications and features. One of the iPhone’s many great features is the ability to add Home Screen icons through safari making it quick and easy to navigate to your favourite website. Read on for a step by step tutorial which shows you exactly how it’s done.

Step 1, open Safari on the iPhone by tapping on the Safari icon, normally located on your iPhone Home Screen.

Step 2, browse to the website you wish to add a Home Screen icon for by entering the web address (URL) in the address bar.

Step 3, when the website has finished loading; select the bookmark icon located at the bottom of the screen. Choose ‘Add to Home Screen’ from the list which now overlays the browser.

Step 4, enter the name you wish to see appear underneath the icon; something short and descriptive. Tap the ‘Add’ button in the top-right corner of the screen. The website icon will now appear on your iPhone’s Home Screen.

 





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