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Registered: ‎01-20-2013
My Device: Blackberry Playbook/ Blackberry 9860
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Blackberry Playbook Shortcut Icons

Heys Peeps, i was wondering... is there for the Blackberry Playbook anyway that you can change the ICON for a shortcut website that has been added to your homescreen. Let say just like in windows you can create a shortcut and change the icon. At my company we are trying out the Playbook for the workfield and we use different eForms that are online available, but we would like to change the icon representing the shortcut to the internet address of the eForm added to the homescreen. Anybody any idea? I have the icons available in .ico, .png and .jpeg! Please advice!

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Posts: 22,043
Registered: ‎04-01-2008
My Device: BlackBerry PRIV; BlackBerry Z30, Z10 and Q10 w/OS; PlayBook w/OS
My Carrier: AT&T

Re: Blackberry Playbook Shortcut Icons

Unfortunately, there's no way to change it. Sorry.

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Posts: 16
Registered: ‎01-20-2013
My Device: Torch 9800, PlayBook
My Carrier: Rogers

Re: Blackberry Playbook Shortcut Icons

In order to do this you would have to create a web launcher app. The first one takes a while to do, setting up your developer account and installing the developer tools - but a launcher is amongst the easiest apps to create.

Read this guide here: