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Default How to create a "Go Home" shortcut on Carbon Rom!?

As the title states. I am currently on Carbon Rom. 4.2.2.

I remember we used to be able to press and hold the home screen and an option for shortcuts used to come up. This came in handy for a few things. Has anyone figured out how to get shortcuts on your home screen with these ROMS? Same situation in CM. I would love to have the "Go Home" from Google Maps shortcut for an easy click.

Appreciate any input. Been fiddling around a lot and still no luck lol.

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You can do shortcuts with 3rd party home apps like Nova. I use a 'reboot' shortcut with it all the time. The issue you'll come across is associating 'home' with Maps and then generating a shortcut.

FWIW, the new home app Aviate (https://play.google.com/store/apps/d...com.tul.aviate) allows you to navigate to 'home' through a shortcut that's built into the interface. It's beta and invite only, but it will do exactly what you want; I'm running it and it quickly pulls up Maps and gives you directions from where you are to home if you click the 'Home' shortcut.
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