How to create website shortcuts on Samsung Galaxy

If you want a shortcut to some of your favorite websites from the home screen, you first have to add those websites as bookmarks. In Chrome i do this by pressing menu, then selecting the star icon.

Afterwards, go back to the home screen, select menu, select “add apps and widgets”, then add the bookmark widget. You will then get a list of your bookmarks which you can add to your home screen.

How to: Turning on and off multi window feature on Android / Samsung Galaxy S3

The new Multi Window feature became available in the recent Android update for Samsung Galaxy S3. You can enable / disable it from the top menu. Drag your finger from the top of the screen and down, then drag your finger to the left in the top menu you get, until you find the “Multi Window” button. Pressing it will enable or disable the feature 🙂

How to make contact shortcuts on Samsung Galaxy S3

You can add a contact shortcut to your “Desktop” on your Samsung Galaxy S3 by adding a widget. Long click on a open area, then “add to home screen”, select “apps and widgets.

Select “Widgets” up to left, then select the “Contact”, “Direct dial”, or “Direct message”-widget, depending on what you want to do. 🙂

 

Samsung Galaxy S III: How to add shortcuts to the home screen

So i just got my new phone, a juicy Galaxy S III. But i quickly noticed that i did not quickly notice how i could add shortcuts to the home screen. (On HTC, it was simply to select add -> shortcut -> select shortcut).

This is how to add shortcuts on the S3:

  1. Long click a empty space on the home screen
  2. Choose “Add to home screen”
  3. Choose Apps
  4. Choose Widgets at the top right
  5. Find the app with the related shortcuts
  6. Place it on the home screen
  7. Voila, you should now be able to choose a relevant shortcut.