You can use a desktop or application shortcut to add a shortcut for your Android home screen.

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This feature is not available on Kindle Fire devices.


Connect to the remote desktop or application at least once from the device so that a shortcut for the desktop or application appears on the Recent tab.


  1. On the Recent tab, touch and hold the shortcut.

    Add To Home appears at the bottom of the window.

  2. Drag the shortcut to Add To Home.
  3. 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.