How to Add a Website to Your Desktop

Are you always losing track of links or open tabs? Clicking through each tab to find the information you know you have, but can’t locate? Frustrated by your disorganization and it’s affecting productivity?

With Desktop.com all of your Apps and Links are always just one click away, neatly organized and available on any of your devices. So let’s get started. Here’s our officially, unofficial guide on How to Add a Website to Your Desktop.


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Now that you’re set up its time to add a website to your desktop.

Don’t worry it’s easy!

      • Step 1
        In the grey left sidebar menu, click on one of the desktops, any of them will work!
      • Step 2
        Go to the Links tab menu, you can find this in the upper part of the window. 
      • Step 3
        Click the blue “Add Link” button in the upper right.
      • Step 4
        Enter the URL of the Link and its Title (optional). Copying and pasting is helpful for long URLs. You can also create a Tag for the link, so that you can easily search for it later.
      • Step 5
        Click the Save button. You have officially added a website to your desktop. Congratulations! Adding several links? You can easily create folders to group and organize your different links. Just click the Add Folder symbol to the left.

Did you see an Add new links-button in the middle of your screen? Don’t worry, it appears only if you have no added links yet and won’t appear once you’ve added a link.


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Prefer to do it on mobile?

Not a problem. Follow the steps below:

      • Step 1
        Open Desktop app.
      • Step 2
        Tap the Expand menu in the top left corner (3 horizontal grey lines).
      • Step 3
        In the grey left sidebar menu, tap on one of the desktops, any of them will work!
      • Step 4
        Go to the Links tab menu, you can tap this on the upper part of your screen.
      • Step 5
        Tap on the plus sign '+' in the top right corner. 
      • Step 6
        Enter the URL of the Link and its Title (optional). Copying and pasting is helpful for long URLs. You can also create a Tag for the link, so that you can easily search for it later.
      • Step 7
        Click the Save button. You have officially added a website to your desktop. Congratulations! Adding several links? You can easily create folders to group and organize your different links. Just click the Add Folder symbol to the left.

You are all set.

You can officially say goodbye to keeping track of open tabs and feeling disorganized.


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