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FAQ# 8006-en
How do I create a shortcut to OroTimesheet.com on my smartphone’s home page?

OroTimesheet.com is a Web application (Web app) that can be used using a simple Web browser. OroTimesheet.com can therefore be used on a desktop computer, a tablet or a smartphone.

Usually, to access OroTimesheet.com, you just open your Web browser then go to the site OroTimesheet.com. However, if you wish, you can create a shortcut on your home screen that will automatically open OroTimesheet.com with a simple touch.


To create a shortcut, launch your Web browser then go to OroTimesheet.com. Once on the Web site, log in to your account using your e-mail and password. You are now ready to create your shortcut as follows:

The procedure can vary according to the Web browser you are using (Safari, Chrome, Firefox, Opera, Microsoft Internet Explorer, etc.) but it is usually the same principle. Just tap the Menu button which is usually located at the top right corner of the screen and is often represented by 3 dots or 3 horizontal bars. For Opera, this button is usually located at the bottom right. For Safari, tap the Share icon instead, represented by a rectangle with an arrow pointing upward. Once you identified the button, tap it then tap Add to home screen. The browser will suggest a name for the shortcut that you can change then tap Add and a new icon will be added in your home screen.

To test it out, go to the home screen, look for the new icon and tap it to access OroTimesheet.com.

What's a Web app?

A Web app is, in fact, an app that you do not need to download or install beforehand. Instead, you access a Web app through your Web browser by going to the application’s website such as OroTimesheet.com.

The main benefit of a Web app is that it will work regardless of the type of device you are using, whether it is iOS, Android, Windows, BlackBerry or anything else. In short, a simple Web browser is enough to run a Web app. For further information, visit the Wikipedia Web site at https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Web_application.

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