Google Nexus 4 - Create home screen shortcut to a file or folder

Android 4.2 (Jellybean)
Phone: Google Nexus 4
Factory OS: Android 4.2 (Jellybean)

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Create home screen shortcut to a file or folder

Normally you don't have the ability to create shortcuts to files or folders on your home screen.

There is a workaround however. Go to the Play Store and download an App called Linda File Manager.

Once installed, browse to a file or folder. Then press and hold on the file and select Create shortcut.

The shortcut will be created on your homescreen where you can hold and drag it elsewhere if you want.

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