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Is it possible to create an icon on my desktop home screen (Android 2.1 Samsung Galaxy) that I can tap to fire up the browser to a specific web site?

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Create it as a bookmark in the Android browser. Then, long-press your home screen and choose the "Bookmark" option. Select the bookmark you made and Voilà!

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@ Al E.: Soo much to learn when using a new phone/operating system/play thing ... I would give you 5 upvotes if I could. Thx. Just what I was looking for ... but I'm just curious: how did you come to know these things? From experience, of from a book ? I searched for a book, but found none. –  Edelcom Oct 11 '10 at 13:45
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@Edelcom - There's the Complete Android Guide. –  Arda Xi Oct 11 '10 at 13:59
    
@Edelcom: I read eight or so blogs devoted to Android, plus just playing around. –  Al E. Oct 11 '10 at 14:28
    
@Arda Xi: Thx for pointing this out. I ordered a digital copy just now - always nice to find tips , features or tricks in these kind of books. Otherwise you might not notice them at all. Although a site as this one here, certainly help. –  Edelcom Oct 11 '10 at 14:59
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Here's a tip for discovering new thing on your phone: try long clicking everywhere. –  Matt Oct 11 '10 at 19:53
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