Tile Shortcuts Android App

by wedado_f5jp81

Quickly open your favorite apps, shortcuts, and websites from anywhere at any time, directly from your notification shade!


  • Apps
  • App shortcuts
  • Websites
  • Intents
  • Activities
  • Shortcut Folders


  • Use the real app icon for the icon in the notification panel
  • Choose your own icons
  • Select an icon from an Icon Pack
  • Use actual website icons for website tiles
  • Name the Tile whatever you want


  • youtu.be/420j_OsBLDw
  • Create a tile in the app (remember the number under the newly created tile name)
  • Open your quick settings panel and tap the edit button
  • Move the tile you just created (with the matching number) up into the active section of your quick settings panel
  • You can now use the tile!


  • Tiles created in this app are usable in Bottom Quick Settings and MIUI-ify, allowing you to create custom icons for shortcuts
  • Tutorial: youtu.be/JPeDPeBB-9E

How is this app different to other similar apps?
Other apps do not use the real app icon in the quick settings tile.
Instead, they replace the app icon with a letter or generic image.
This app uses the real app icon for the quick settings tile, making it easier for you to identify the apps & shortcuts you want to open.

Did you know that you can easily customize the appearance and functionality of the Quick Settings panel on your Android phone without rooting your device or doing anything extra?

Although you can natively edit the Quick Settings panel and change the icons on your Android phone, there’s not much else you can do. Thankfully, tools like Tile Shortcuts allow you to do more with the Quick Settings panel.

For instance, you can easily add an app shortcut to the Quick Settings panel so that you can quickly launch the app by swiping down from the top of the screen. Here’s how:

How to Add App Shortcuts to Android Quick Settings Panel
To add app shortcuts to the Android Quick Settings panel, we’ll be using a free app from the Play Store called Tile Shortcuts. Here’s how you can set it up to create shortcuts to your most-used apps.

  1. Launch the Tile Shortcuts app on your Android phone.
  2. Click on the + button in the Inactive tiles section.
  3. Under Tile Type, tap App
  4. Select an app from the list shown. You can edit this name, but take note of the name. The default name is Tile 1.
    • You can also tap on the Advanced Edit button to further customize your app shortcut.
  5. Now swipe down from the top of your screen to access the Quick Settings panel on your Android phone.
  6. Scroll right and tap on Edit or the pencil icon depending on your phone’s make.
  7. Press and hold the newly created tile (like Tile 1, in this case)
  8. Drag it into the active upper part of your screen.
  9. Tap Done.


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