$ cordova plugin add com.plugins.shortcut
This plugin is for use with Cordova, and allows your application to add or remove shortcuts in the android home.
Note: This plugin is for phonegap 3.x
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cordova plugins add https://github.com/jorgecis/ShortcutPlugin.git
add com.plugins.shortcut to your config.xml
<gap:plugin name="com.plugins.shortcut" />
Insert the js file, something like this
To add a shotcut is very easy, just do the following.
<script> window.plugins.Shortcut.CreateShortcut("Text to show", successfunc, failfunc ); </script>