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Mobile GPS Info

These instructions will show you how to place a bus tracking shortcut onto the desktop of any iPhone, iPad, Android device, Windows Phone, or Windows 8 device.

Launch Chrome for Android and open the website
Tap the menu button and tap Add to  homescreen. You’ll be able to enter a name for the shortcut and then  Chrome will add it to your home screen.
The icon will appear on your home screen like any other app shortcut  or widget, so you can drag it around and put it wherever you like.  Chrome for Android loads the website as a “web app” when you tap the  icon, so it will get its own entry in the app switcher and won’t have any browser interface getting in the way.

Other popular Android browsers also offer this feature. For example,  Firefox for Android can do this if you tap the menu button, tap the Page  option, and tap Add to Home Screen.

iPhone, iPad, & iPod Touch
Launch the Safari browser on Apple’s iOS and navigate to
Tap the Share button on  the browser’s toolbar — that’s the rectangle with an arrow pointing  upward. It’s on the bar at the top of the screen on an iPad, and on the  bar at the bottom of the screen on an iPhone or iPod Touch. Tap the Add  to Home Screen icon in the Share menu.
You’ll be prompted to name the shortcut before tapping the Add  button. The shortcut can be dragged around and placed anywhere,  including in app folders — just like a normal app icon. (To create app  folders on iOS, touch-and-drag an app’s icon onto another app’s icon and  hold it there for a moment.) When you tap the icon, it will load the  website in a normal tab inside the Safari browser app.
Other browsers, like Chrome for iOS, don’t offer this feature. Due the limitations in Apple’s iOS, only Apple’s own Safari browser is allowed to do this.

Windows 8, 8.1, RT
Windows 8, 8.1, and RT  devices also offer a way to pin websites to your Start screen. This is  obviously most useful on tablets, not on desktop PCs where you don’t  want to see the Start screen. On the Windows desktop, you can pin website shortcuts to your taskbar for easier access.
First, open the modern Internet Explorer browser — that’s what you’re  probably using on a tablet, anyway, as it offers the most  touch-optimized experience. Navigate to
pull up the app bar — for example, by right-clicking or swiping up from  the bottom of your screen — and tap the star icon. Tap the pin icon,  enter a name for the shortcut, and click Pin to Start. The website will  appear as a tile on your Start screen.
Tap the tile and the website will open in Internet Explorer. Some  websites offer live tile support — Windows will use an associated RSS feed  to display the latest headlines and updates from a site if you pin it  to your Start screen. Most websites haven’t been configured to support  this feature. If they have, you’ll see the updates after pinning it to  your home screen.

Windows Phone
The process is similar on Windows Phone. First, open the website
Tap the More (…) button and tap Pin to  Start in the menu that appears. Windows Phone 8.1 supports live tile  updates from websites that have configured the feature, just as Windows 8  does.

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