Homepage Shortcut (Amazon FireOS)

Amazon Fire Tablets have 2 issues compared to iOS and other Android devices.

  • FireOS does not allow you to create a shortcut on the home page.  You need to create a bookmark.
  • When adding photos, FireOS will not launch the camera app.  You must take the picture from the Camera App and then add it to the inspection.

Step 1


Navigate to the Inspections page and tap the Bookmark icon on the upper right of the web browser.

Step 2

Add Bookmark

 Click Add Bookmark.

Step 3


The bookmark has been added then the icon becomes filled.  

Launching Step 1


Tap the Hamburger icon on the top left of the Silk browser and tap Bookmarks.

Launching Step 2


Tap the bookmark.