If you like to browse your favourite website on your iPhone, you can create a website shortcut directly from your iPhone’s home screen. This avoids the need to open a web browser such as Safari and type in the URL to go to your favourite website. Here we are going to show you the steps on how you can create the shortcut on your iPhone’s home screen.
WHY CREATE A WEBSITE SHORTCUT ON IPHONE?
Here are some of the reasons why you should create a website shortcut on your iPhone:-
- FASTER ACCESS – One of the main reasons for shortcuts is faster access. Therefore you do not need to open your Safari on iPhone to go to a certain website, but instead, you can just access the website from your iPhone’s home screen menu
- EASIER NAVIGATION – It would help someone who is not that good at IT and therefore it is easier for him or her to go to a certain website without the need to open a web browser on your iPhone.
So, if you are interested to learn how to create the website shortcut on your iphone home screen, here are the steps:-
In your iPhone, tap at the apps called “Shortcuts” as shown here
In the Shortcut apps, tap the “+” button above and tap the “Add Action” here to create a new shortcut
A pop-up menu will be shown. Tap at the “web” icon here
At the “Web” menu, tap at “Open URLs”
At the “New Shortcut”, tap at “URL” here
Type the website URL here and tap “Next” to proceed
Once you have typed in the URL, tap the three-dot icon here to proceed
Typed-in the name you want to use for this shortcut here
Next, tap “Add to Home Screen” here
Your iPhone will show a preview how your shortcut will look like here. Tap “Add” to confirm
Next, tap “Done”
Go to your iPhone home screen. You will see the website’s shortcut on your screen. Tap the shortcut to open the website
So, there you have it – Simple steps on how you can create a website shortcut on your iPhone. Please leave us a comment below on what website do you want to put a shortcut on your iPhone.
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