You can use a desktop or application shortcut to create a shortcut for your Android Home screen.
Note: This feature is not available on Kindle Fire devices.
- On the Recent tab, touch and hold the shortcut.
Add To Home appears at the bottom of the screen.
- Drag the shortcut to Add To Home.
- Type a name for the shortcut and tap OK.
If the name is longer than 12 characters, the extra characters do not appear on the Android Home screen.