Add an app shortcut for iOS, macOS, and Android devices Skip Navigation

Add an app shortcut for
iOS
,
macOS
, and
Android
devices

You can create an app shortcut on devices so that users can tap it quickly access a web address. Create an app shortcut for each shortcut that you want to display on users’ devices.
For
Android
devices, you have the option specify another app to open instead of a web address.
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).
  1. In the management console, on the menu bar, click
    Apps
    .
  2. Click The Add an app icon.
  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.
  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, in the
    URL
    field, type the web address of the shortcut. The web address must begin with http:// or https://.:
  8. For
    iOS
    and
    iPadOS
    14 and later devices, in the
    Target app
    field, specify an app that you want to open the URL.
  9. For
    iOS
    and
    iPadOS
    15 and later devices, specify options for the shortcut:
    1. If you want to add the shortcut to the home screen on the device, select
      User's home screen
      .
    2. If you want to allow the user to delete the shortcut, select
      Allow user to remove app shortcut
      .
    3. If you don't want the web clip to appear in a browser window, select
      Open as a full screen app
      .
    4. If the web clip doesn't appear in a browser window, and you don't want the browser UI to appear when the user navigates away from the web clip, select
      Ignore manifest scope
      .
  10. Select the location where you want the shortcut to be added. If you add the shortcut to the
    BlackBerry Dynamics Launcher
    , specify whether you want the web site to open in the
    BlackBerry Access
    browser.
  11. Click
    Add
    .