I’m still on my way to fully embrace /e/ (thanks again for all the great advices), and for that I’m trying to get rid of some non-useful apps. I’d like to replace them with links to the website.
For that I open my browser, “…”, “Add website to home page”, “ok”, then a confirmation message appears and… nothing. No new icon, no nothing. ^^’
I tried it with Brave (my main browser), Brave bêta, Firefox Focus and the /e/ browser.
I’m on OpenLauncher but tried with Lawnchair too (just to check if it was the cause) : same problem.
I’m on a FP3+ and /e/OS 0.13-2020121490323
I’ve searched on the forum and just saw this topic but the problem isn’t the same (the option appears in my case).
I anybody already had this problem, I’d really like to hear about your ideas !
This is a known issue: Adding a shortcut to the Home Screen only works with Bliss /e/'s default launcher / Hme screen app. I raised this issue #1529 in gitlab several months ago. It seems to have been ignored because it has wrongly been labelled as a Nougat issue. In fact it occurs in Pie and Q builds also
But I’m not sure it’s the same than you two : Like I said, it doesn’t work for me with Brave/Lawnchair, Firefox/OpenLauncher, Firefox/Lawnchair… and with Fennec I don’t have the “add a shortcut on home page” at all.
When I use Bliss, where should the shortcuts be ? The first page is just the search bar, the weather and a vertical list of widgets, and the other pages are all the apps (yeah, I’m quite new here, sorry ^^’).
That is interesting. Brave is based on Chromium, as is Bromite (the /e/ browser) and neither of them work. Fennec is based on Firefox, nothing to do with Chromium, and both of those do work, so maybe it’s a Chromium issue.
When it comes to where they should be, I guess you could check the requirements specification Seriously, Bliss is a new app, in my opinion it’s pretty much still only beta-quality (if that), and its behaviour is not well-documented and is sometimes prone to change without warning from release to release. From a quick play, I think the shortcuts get added on the rightmost page - keep swiping left until you see them
I would stick with Lawnchair or OpenLauncher, unless you really want a copy of the iPhone experience. For me Bliss doesn’t add any value me and fails to offer the sort of functionality that I want from a Home / Launcher app. Others will of course have different opinions