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  1. Hawker

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    I've managed to create bookmarked shortcuts on my home screen but they are twice the size of normal icons.

    Is there a way to create bookmarks as a standard small sized icon on the homescreens?
     

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    As per page 25 of the full Samsung Galaxy SII User Manual, downloadable from here:-

    Support for Galaxy S II SAMSUNG

    "1 Press [ ] → Add or tap and hold the empty area on the
    idle screen.
    2 Select the item category → an item:
    ●● Widgets: Add widgets to the idle screen.
    ●● Shortcuts: Add shortcuts to items, such as applications,
    bookmarks, and contacts.
    ●● Folders: Create a new folder or add folders for your
    contacts.
    ●● Wallpapers: Set a background image."

    Basically it's the same as adding a widget to the Home screen.

    Hope this helps. :D


    (This only works so long as you have already created the bookmark in your stock browser bookmarks... Menu > More > Add bookmark)
     
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    Thanks ironass, but my question refers to the icon size and not how to do so.

    The only bookmarks I can seem to add are twice the size as normal icons. I was just wondering if bookmarks can be added as normal sized icons
     
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    Sorry hawker... didn't read that through properly did I.

    I don't use bookmark shortcuts so I just added one. See what you mean. They're all bigger than the regular icons.

    Sorry, can't help you on that one I'm afraid. Can't even resize using Launcher Pro.
     
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    No worries mate!
    Its a pity if thats the only size bookmark you can have. The homescreen would look much cleaner if they were the same size as standard icons.
     

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