Chrome 42 for Android will encourage users to add high quality sites they visit frequently to their home screen. In the future it will support the same for native apps. This entry is for the visual aspect, not the API surface. The Manifest API surface is covered by The event API surface is covered in



Status in Chromium


Enabled by default (tracking bug)

Consensus & Standardization

After a feature ships in Chrome, the values listed here are not guaranteed to be up to date.

  • No signal
  • No signal
  • Positive



Screenshot: Homescreen icon target image density bugs:

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Last updated on 2020-11-09