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Adding A Website to Home Screen

Following these instructions will allow you to place an icon for BiblioCommons onto your mobile device. This will allow for quick access, like an app!  


  1. Go to
  2. Tap the menu button, it will be to the right of the address bar and look like three dots in a line.
  3. Choose 'Add to homescreen'
  4. The icon will name itself, but you can enter your own name for it if you would like


  1. Go to
  2. To the side of the address bar there will be a square with an arrow pointing out the top - press it!
  3. A menu will appear, choose the 'Add to Home Screen' option (rounded square with plus sign in middle). 
  4. You will be prompted to name the new icon. 

In both cases, tapping your new 'app' when it appears on your homscreen will cause a new web browser tabe to open and load the website. These instructions will work for most any website you choose to add to your home screen.