Home screen shortcuts on Android are as awesome as they are underrated. Rather than scrolling through giant lists or digging through apps, you can find the exact info you need directly from the home screen. Here are some of the best shortcuts.
Depending on your phone, home screen shortcuts may be a separate entity or they may be included in the widgets menu (which can also be useful). Our own favorite home screen shortcuts will be listed below, but many apps add additional shortcuts, so you may have your own that we don't know about.