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    Default Create shortcut?

    New Galaxy user, got a GS5 today on Verizon.

    I had a Droid 4 before, a Nexus one before that, and a G1 before that.

    All those phone were very easy to create a shortcut... long press the homescreen or wherever and follow the prompts.
    I cannot figure out how to do this on the GS5. All I want to do is add a direct dial shortcut to the homescreen. A couple power/gps/whatever toggles would be cool to.
    Am I missing something? Do I really need to run a different launcher to get these very basic functions?

    Thanks in advance, any advice is appreciated!
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    Default Re: Create shortcut?

    Go into the "People" app and when in the contact you want on the home screen goto the 3 dot menu and there should be a add to home screen option. It is not a direct dial widget but u can hit dial from the popup.
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    Default Re: Create shortcut?

    Thanks, already found the add contact. Is there any add shortcut?
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    Default Re: Create shortcut?

    Not a general add shortcut.
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    Default Re: Create shortcut?

    Quote Originally Posted by kbeefy View Post
    Thanks, already found the add contact. Is there any add shortcut?
    Nova launcher and others offer a direct dial shortcut option by long pressing homescreen.
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    Default Re: Create shortcut?

    There's a direct dial widget
    kbeefy likes this.
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    Default Re: Create shortcut?

    Cool, thanks!

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