QuickShortcutMaker Tips & Tricks: the best functions and tools

We’ve mentioned it plenty of times in the past. One of the greatest advantages of Android over iOS and one of the reasons given by its users to defend the usage of this mobile operating system instead of the one developed by Apple for its iPhone and iPad is the possibility to customize it to the max. Not only are we talking about customization options that can be used to change aesthetical aspects of our mobile device’s interface but also the possibility to modify the platform to gain in usefulness and efficiency.

And precisely this QuickShortcutMaker is a tool with which we can modify certain aspects of Android to gain in productivity and efficiency. It’s mainly focused on creating shortcuts so that we can gain in time when it comes to accessing different applications, running processes or tasks that are carried out on our mobile device, improving the native functions of Google’s operating system.

As always, modifying the usual Android behavior isn’t a banal issue and, although using this app doesn’t require any special knowledge other than being a regular smartphone user, it’s always a good idea to have some help to learn how to use and configure this app appropriately. That’s the main reason behind this guide with tips and tricks to use QuickShortcutMaker, to help you become an expert in creating shortcuts to almost any task straight from your phone’s home screen.

Therefore, apart from teaching you all the basics about the installation, uninstallation, and update of this app, the APK of which you can download straight from Malavida’s servers, we’ll explain everything you need to know how to place a shortcut on your phone’s home screen to any of the apps or processes that you use the most. You can even create shortcuts to specific functions built into apps and customize the icons with which you can identify each one of those shortcuts. Furthermore, we’ll also try to guide you through the different tabs and functions available in QuickShortcutMaker as they can be quite heavy if you’re a newbie to this app.

Leaving aside how QuickShortcutMaker works and how to use it, we’ll also focus on trying to settle any possible doubts or problems that may arise during the use of this app. We have to bear in mind that it has gone without an update for almost five years and, therefore, it’s probably not fully optimized for the most modern mobile devices on which we can find a few flaws, such as the infamous error when trying to add Google accounts. In any case, we’ll pay plenty of attention to any new feature or update that this app may receive and we’ll be delighted to answer any question you may want to ask us about it on our social networks.

How to hide app shortcuts with QuickShortcutMaker

One of QuickShortcutMaker features is that it allows users to change the icon and name of apps already installed in their devices, indirectly enabling them to hide apps from other people’s eyes. This is how you do this, step by step:

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How to create shortcuts with QuickShortcutMaker

With QuickShortcutMaker, it is very easy to create a shortcut to an application, a specific function within an application, or a setting in the operating system. Here is what you need to do:

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Opinions about QuickShortcutMaker: pros and cons

We have collected our software experts’ insights to try and find out the advantages and disadvantages of using QuickShortcutMaker to create shortcuts:

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How to remove your Google account with QuickShortcutMaker

We will now explain how to remove a Google account from your phone using the QuickShortcutMaker app in a few simple steps; it is really easy and has saved the lives of thousands of people:

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Is QuickShortcutMaker safe?

QuickShortcutMaker is totally safe. Its APK or installation file is free of viruses and other threats since it has been run through more than 50 different antivirus programs. If this is not enough for you, note that this app is also available on the Google Play Store. It is true that, by itself, this is not a 100% reliable guarantee, given the issues that have been reported about the official Google apps store; however, it is an additional indication that QuickShortcutMaker is a safe development. Once installed, there is nothing to worry about in terms of its operation, considering that QuickShortcutMaker is transparent to the user. The app requires no special access permission to any data other than that already offered by the phone on installed apps, the main task on which it acts.

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How to use QuickShortcutMaker and how it works

Using QuickShortcutMaker is really simple and you only have to take into account how the application’s functions and contents are divided and organized. You’ll see that there’s an upper category bar than can by scrolled horizontally by swiping our finger right or left, and where we’ll find all the following functions:

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How to update QuickShortcutMaker

To update QuickShortcutMaker, there are three different procedures that we’ll explain to you step by step.

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How to install and uninstall QuickShortcutMaker

Installing and uninstalling QuickShortcutMaker is very simple. To be able to install the application, we only have to follow these steps:

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What is QuickShortcutMaker and what's it for?

QuickShortcutMaker is an application that can be used to create shortcuts to applications and operating system tasks, as you probably realized due to its name. It can be used to fix some of the shortages that many users find in Android. Despite the improvements made to its latest versions, it’s still not as flexible as we’d like it to be.

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How to fix the QuickShortcutMaker error when adding a Google account

In QuickShortcutMaker there’s an error when we need to remove a Google accounts from an Android device and add a new one. QuickShortcutMaker offers us the solution to fix this error by simply following these steps:

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February 06, 2019