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Add Site to Home Screen on iPhone & iPad using Edge app

The Edge browser has a built-in feature that allows you to add the site shortcut to the Home screen. We need to use the ‘Add to Home Screen’ option within the Share menu.

While creating the site shortcut, the browser provides the option to change the title name. If the shortcut is no longer required, you can delete it like a regular app.

Add a Site to the Home Screen using the Edge app

As mentioned earlier, the Microsoft Edge app has a built-in option that allows you to create a shortcut link. While creating the shortcut, you can customize the title to be displayed on the home screen.

  1. Launch the Edge app on the iPhone or iPad.
  2. Access a site or page that you want to create the shortcut.
  3. Tap on the More horizontal 3-bar icon button and select the Share menu.
    Share option in Edge app iOSIt will open the Sharing panel.
  4. Within the sharing screen, scroll down and select Add to Home Screen menu.
    add a site shortcut in Edge browser to iPhone homescreen
  5. Modify the Shortcut Name (if required) in the text field, and finally hit the Add command.

The site shortcut will be immediately added to the device’s home screen and you will see the site branding icon. Tap on the newly created shortcut to open in the browser.

site shortcut created on Edge added to iPhone home screen

Delete a Site Shortcut from the Home Screen

If you no longer need the site shortcut then you can easily remove it from the home screen. Follow these steps:

  1. Long-press on the Site Shortcut icon.
    It will open the context menu.
  2. Choose the Delete Bookmark option from the list.
  3. Finally confirm the removal by tapping on the Delete command.
    delete Edge site shortcut from iPhone homescreen

The site shortcut will be immediately removed from the home screen.

Bottom Line

Creating a site shortcut provides immediate access to a page with a single tap. You don’t have to scroll through bookmarks, launch the browsing app, or manually search for the site.

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Swayam Prakash

Swayam Prakash

Swayam is a professional content creator with 6-years of experience in conceptualizing, creating, and managing tech-based content for notable online publishing firms. He troubleshoots the technical issues and loves to write about it. Connect him on LinkedIn.

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