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How to setup shortcuts to home screens

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by Andrzey, Sep 17, 2010.

  1. Andrzey

    Andrzey Active Member
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    Does anyone know how to setup shortcut icons to specific home screens?

    This includes using any launcher out there.

    I know you can't do it in TouchWiz, even though if you press on any of the home screen indicators (the dots at the top) you can fast path to that screen.

    I tried launcher pro - but could not figure it out - that could be user error.

    The reason I want this, is to keep my home page clean and have a few icons at the bottom to get to certain pages without having to scroll. (examples music, tools, car, shopping)

    Any and all suggestions are appreciated.

    Thanks
     

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  2. katanaram

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    I can do both custom dock icons and add shortcuts on any screen using LauncherPro Plus.

    Try installing LauncherPro Plus and once done, I can give the exact details.
     
  3. Andrzey

    Andrzey Active Member
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    I know you can add custom dock items and shortscuts, you can do this on the free version.

    I am specifically asking about adding shortcuts to link directly to home screens.

    I am not going to pay for a product that does not state that functionality upfront.

    If you know for sure that you can do this please explain.
    I am more than happy to purchase a product that meets my requirements.
     
  4. greyraven40

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    hold down for a few seconds anywhere on the home screen and it will bring up a screen to add shortcuts
     
  5. Andrzey

    Andrzey Active Member
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    OK I will play this game - now what do I select to add a short cut to home screen/page 1
     
  6. greyraven40

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    once you hold done anywhere on the homescreen to get the shortcut screen to pop up it's pretty self-explantory on how to add a shortcut. I may not be entirely understanding your last question, but fiddle with it and see if you follow what I'm saying. I just figured it out today by accident as well as how to delete items from your homescreen (hold down the icon you want deleted for a few seconds and the TRASH icon will appear below. Just drag it to the trash). HTH
     
  7. Andrzey

    Andrzey Active Member
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    I will try to explain this one last time.

    On TouchWiz you have by default 7 home screens.

    The default one you see is screen 4.

    You can scroll side to side to each screen. (1,2,3,4,5,6,7)

    You know where you are because of the pagination dots at the top of each screen. (You can even touch one and it will take you to that screen, but they are rather small)

    I want an icon that will shortcut/fast path to a user defined specific screen, much like the home button will always take you home.

    I hope this clarifies.
     
  8. rambo47

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    You want a shortcut to a specific screen rather than an app? I don't think anyone has bothered with this because for everybody else simply flicking once or twice to get to a screen is just about as fast.
     
  9. toyman317

    toyman317 Well-Known Member
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    I would like a shortcut to "My Favorites". Is that possible?
     
  10. admiralnorman

    admiralnorman New Member
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    Did you ever figure this out?
     

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