A shortcut usually is an icon on your homescreen to directly execute a defined action in some app.

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Can I get a shortcut to the Downloaded Files folder?

When an file or app downloads from a browser (as opposed to installing directly), the downloads open up. Otherwise, I can't seem to navigate in there. Is there a way, on a stock, un-rooted Android, ...
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How can I create a settings shortcut for always on data?

I have always-on mobile data set to off most of the time to conserve battery, but I find the need to switch it on every once in a while - using Pandora, the odd large file to/from Dropbox, etc. The ...
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How can I change the Icon of a Shortcut on my Home Screen? [duplicate]

I have a couple direct dial to landline shortcuts that I use at work regularly. There are no avatars associated with those contacts and the Homescreen icon just shows a generic Android Avatar so they ...
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On the android Incredible, is there any way to make a shortcut to the “All Photos” view?

The HTC photo-album takes up an entire screen; is there a way to make a shortcut, or is there a smaller widget or app, that would open up the all-photos view? The easiest method I've found is to go ...