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How to add a device shortcut to the desktop

How to add a device shortcut to the desktop
To quickly switch to device control, 2Smart Cloud mobile app users can create a shortcut on the smartphone desktop. With a shortcut, the device screen will open in two clicks.

Adding a desktop shortcut to open the device screen


1.Go to the control screen of the selected device. Click on the Settings icon in the upper right corner of the screen.

Device screen

2. Tap on the “Save to Home Screen” button.

Device settings screen

3.In the browser that appears, open the settings and select “Add to Home screen" or a similar item.

Browser menu

4. Specify the name of the shortcut and click “Add".

Adding the shortcut to Home screen

5. Tap and hold the shortcut to select the location on the home screen manually, or click “Add automatically” to make the shortcut take the first free cell on the screen.

Adding the shortcut to Home screen

6. Go to the home screen of your mobile device and click on the shortcut that appears.

Home screen of the mobile device

7. In the browser window that appears, click “Open device".

Open device button

8. The first time you tap on the link, the system can offer a choice of applications. Click “Remember my choice" and select the 2Smart Cloud app.

Choice of applications to open the link

9. You will automatically go to the control screen of the selected device.

Device screen

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