Create File Shortcuts on Android Home Screen with Astro File Manager

Shortcut on your homescreen provides easy way to access folder which you go through oftenly. Instead of adding folder to your homescreen on your smartphone, you can create the shortcuts and access them with one click.

Today we will show you on how you can place any file on the Android home screen as shortcut. Either it maybe mp3 song or pdf file or image or document, you can place them all on your home screen and access them with just single touch.

  • First you should have Astro File Manager installed on your Android and install it using the Android Apps Labs.Astro File Manager
  • After when you have installed that, go to any of your home screen. Most of the Android phones are provided with several home screen, so on long press to get option of ‘Add to home screen’.Shortcut
  • Once you do that, you will get the option of Shortcuts, tap on it.
  • Now select the option of AstroShortcut Preferences
  • Browse for the file using the Astro which is taken automatically on your phone.
  • Press OK when you have select the file and finally then press OK when you are done with the naming of the file.
  • Go to home screen and you will find the folder shortcut been place and you can clearly distinguish between it.Screen Shortcut
  • That’s it, using this technique you can place many more shortcuts for various files, folder and songs.

There is one thing that you should be required to have Astro File Manager installed on your phone all the time otherwise the shortcuts which you have created will not lead to the destination folder. So do this trick if you are ready to use Astro File Manager as your default manager of files and folders.

Astro File Manager Download

The Astro File Manager Android application can be downloaded from Android Apps Labs for free. To download this application on your mobile phone you need to visit Android Apps Labs page of Astro File Manager and once you are there, you need to press on the install button to automatic download this application.

Astro File Manager can be used to organize your pictures, videos and other files and it has been downloaded by more than10 million users and its a trusted application.

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