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Create an app shortcut

You must create an app shortcut for each shortcut that you want to display on users’ devices. For devices activated with
BlackBerry Dynamics
, you have the option to add the shortcut to the
BlackBerry Dynamics Launcher
.
  • Verify that users are assigned an app entitlement for “Feature – BlackBerry App Store” (com.blackberry.feature.appstore).
  • Verify that the image that you plan to use as the icon for the shortcut meets the following requirements:
    • The image format is .png, .jpg, or .jpeg.
    • The image does not have transparent elements. Any transparent elements will display as black on the device.
    • The maximum image size is 120x120.
  1. On the menu bar, click
    Apps
    .
  2. Click .
  3. Click
    App shortcut
    .
  4. Type a name and description for the app shortcut. The name is used as the label for the app shortcut.
  5. Beside the
    Shortcut icon
    field, click
    Browse
    . Locate and select an image for the app shortcut icon. The supported image formats are .png, .jpg, or .jpeg.
  6. Select the device types that you want to configure this app shortcut for.
  7. In each of the device type tabs that you selected, do any of the following:
    • To add a shortcut to a website, in the URL field, type the web address of the shortcut. The web address must begin with http:// or https://.
  8. Select the location where you want the shortcut to be added. For devices with
    BlackBerry Dynamics
    , specify whether you want the shortcut to open in the
    BlackBerry Access
    browser.
  9. Click
    Add
    .