How to Add Chrome Bookmarks to iPhone & iPad Homescreen in 2 Ways

Here's the Two methods to Add Chrome Bookmarks to iPhone & iPad Home Screen. and Open website from iPhone Home screen.

Yes, we can use web apps on iPhone, iPad. And Now, Create Web Apps on Mac on Supported macOS, This Feature is For iPhone, and iPad and allows you to create shortcuts for your favorite apps and functions. It takes a few steps to create a shortcut on the iPhone for websites alongside other compatible functions such as Siri. In this tutorial, we discuss adding websites to the home screen on iPhone or iPad using Chrome App Feature & Shortcuts App.

It’s nothing new that iPhone users must comprise certain parts of Google Apps. If you have Android, then the Chrome app (chrome app tips and tricks) lets you add a website to the home screen, directly. Unfortunately, this option is unavailable for iOS folks, so we will use the Shortcuts app to create custom shortcuts and add a Chrome bookmark to the iPhone home screen. The steps are pretty simple. Here’s how to do it.

How do I Add Chrome Bookmarks to my iPhone Home Screen?

Below are the two Easy Ways to Bookmark URLs to your iPhone home screen from the Chrome app browser on your iPhone. First is using a built-in sharing option in the Chome app feature, and Another is Customized Bookmark Options using the Apple Shortcuts app.

Method 1: Add Any URL to the Home Screen

The quick and Easy method is to all URLs to the Home screen on iPhone.

Step 1: Open Google Chrome App on your iPhone > Browse the Website URL you are adding to the Home screen on your iPhone. Tap on the Share icon next to Address Bar.

Open Weburl on Google Chrome Browser on iPhone
Open Weburl on Google Chrome Browser on iPhone

Step 2: Scroll to the Share sheet and see the Option ‘Add to Home Screen‘.

Open Share sheet on Google Chrome App iPhone
Open Share sheet on Google Chrome App iPhone

Step 3: Give the Home Page URL name on iPhone. Tap on Add to Save. Now, Web URLs Shortcut is added to the Home screen on your iPhone.

Bookmark to my iPhone Home Screen Chrome
Bookmark to my iPhone Home Screen Chrome

Suppose, if you like to set your App icon, then we have to customize it using the Shortcut app explained in the next method.

Method 2: Using Shortcut App Create Home Screen Shortcut

Before proceeding with the steps, copy the website URL you want to add to the home screen. Otherwise, you’ll have to close the Shortcuts App and Copy the URL; it’s better to copy now.

Step 1: First of all, get the Shortcuts App on your iOS device. Launch the Shortcuts App. To Create Chrome Bookmark on Home Screen, tap [+] to Create Shortcut.

Add a New Shortcut on iPhone
Add a New Shortcut on iPhone

Step 2: Select Add Action. Next, tap on Apps, it should be the first icon to appear in a row.

Create a shortcut for all on iPhone
Create a shortcut for all on iPhone

Step 3: Since we are adding a Chrome bookmark to the home screen iPhone, choose the Chrome App. > Select Open URLs in Chrome.

Select Chrome App for Shortcut
Select Chrome App for Shortcut

Step 3: Tap Open URLs in Chrome. Now Paste the URL to create Chrome shortcut on iPhone Home Screen.

Add Web URL in Chrome Shortcut
Add Web URL in Chrome Shortcut

Step 4: Tap on the Down Arrow next to Open URLS in the Chome Shortcut name. Tap on Rename > Give your Web name. This will appear on your iPhone home screen.

Rename the Shortcut for Chrome
Rename the Shortcut for Chrome

Step 5: Give Your Bookmark Webpage icon and hit Choose icon > Select icon > Done.

Set icon for Bookmark Page on iPhone
Set icon for Bookmark Page on iPhone

Step 6: Now, Select Add to Home Screen Option by tapping on the Down arrow next to the App name, Add.

Add Google Chrome App Shortcut to Home Screen
Add Google Chrome App Shortcut to Home Screen

You’ve successfully created Chrome shortcuts on the iPhone home screen, close the Shortcuts App, and check the home screen for the shortcut.

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Karly Wood

Karly Wood is a journalist based in Ohio who specializes in covering Apple and technology trends. With a varied experience in reporting on public safety, government, and education, her insights bridge multiple disciplines, providing readers with a well-rounded perspective on today's technological advancements. If you need to contact me, you can reach me at karlywood.ohio@gmail.com or through (Facebook)

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