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Browsing the web is sure tons of fun, but sometimes you just want to click an icon and have a specific page load, right? Luckily this is easily accomplished, and you can add any sites bookmark to your home screen for quick and easy access, so let's take a look at how it is done.

  1. Launch the browser
  2. Press Menu then select Bookmarks
  3. Long press any bookmark and click Add Shortcut to Homescreen

This will place an icon on your home screen allowing you to tap that and launch which ever site you had bookmarked.  You also can do it in reverse: Long-press on your homescreen and add the bookmark that way. Pretty easy, huh? Now get to bookmarking your favorite Android site!

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Android 101: How to add a bookmark to your home screen


Yes! On the Moto X, there is a "Bookmark" widget that you can drag to the home screen. Opening it up, takes you to Chrome's "Mobile bookmarks". You can choose any other bookmarks from other folders by clicking on the folder tree.
Thanks for this tip!

"say there are 100 pages in a pdf and the student wants to bookmark a particular page [maybe page 78,85,15]. That particular bookmark pages should me marked and displayed in a seperate gridview."
how can i do this ??? please help and if i bookmark a pdf [the entire book gets bookmark not the single page].