New in Chrome M31 Beta you can set up your web app to have an application shortcut icon added to a device’s homescreen, and have the app launch in full-screen “app mode” using Chrome for Android’s “Add to homescreen” menu item.

When a user clicks “Add to homescreen” they will see the app being added on the homescreen.

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homescreen Preview

add to homescreen  on apps

Chrome will look for the following meta tag in the  element of the web-page:

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The name attribute MUST be “mobile-web-app-capable” and the content attribute must be “yes” (case in-sensitive). If there is any other value in the content attribute the web app will be added as a regular bookmark.

The icon that is used to install to the homescreen is determined by using the largest icon found in one of the following tags:

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Configuration

The following example is the minimum required configuration to support a homescreen launch experience.

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phonegap project Index code adding for icon

In Android Studio on  [project] open assets folder past code in index.html file : 

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