How To Add Bookmark To Homescreen On Google Pixel And Pixel XL
We use our smartphones all day long, from using social media apps, to browsing the web. While the Google Pixel or Pixel XL are both some of the fastest smartphones around, there’s a way to speed up and make your overall experience that much better on the Google Pixel or Pixel XL. Learn how to create a bookmark on Google Pixel and Piel XL below.
Traditionally, most people manually open their Internet browser, may it be Google Chrome, Firefox or the standard Internet web browser on the Google Pixel or Pixel XL. You can set up a few shortcuts to make things faster when browsing the web. Below we’ll explain how to create a bookmark of your favorite site and add it to your home screen to quickly access it.
When you create an icon on your Pixel or Pixel XL home screen, you instantly go to your favorite site. When selecting the icon on the homepage, it’ll act like an app and bring the bookmarked page up. This will eliminate the need to launch Google Chrome and manually type in your favorite website.
It’s extremely simple, and almost the same steps for multiple browsers if you’re not a fan of the built-in “Internet” app on the Pixel or Pixel XL. The following are instructions on how to add a bookmark to the home screen of the Pixel or Pixel XL.
How to Add a Bookmark on Google Pixel or Pixel XL Home Screen
This entire shortcut and trick on the Google Pixel or Pixel XL only takes a few seconds and is very simple. Follow these step-by-step directions:
- Turn on the Pixel or Pixel XL
- Go to the stock web browser app called “Internet”
- Go to the website you want to favorite
- Look for the address bar and tap the three dots to the far right of the screen
- Select the “Add shortcut to home screen”
After you have added to shortcut bookmark on your Google Pixel, that exact page will be set as an icon on the home screen.
For those that want to create a bookmark from the Google Chrome Browser. All you need to do is go to the page you want to create a bookmark for and select the same 3-dot settings icon and then “Add to home screen” which will give you the option to name the shortcut. Once you select “Add” and the page will show up on your home screen.
It’s important to note that some phone manufacturers will also allow users to long-press any home screen for an options window. Here you’ll have widgets and even an “add to home screen” option to add a bookmark that’s already been saved, but the instructions that we have provided you are much easier to use and specific for the Google Pixel or Pixel XL.