How to create a shortcut to the login page

How to create a shortcut to the login page

Scroll down if you have an iPad or Android tablet

Logging in

  1.  You will need your unique school/tutor URL. It will look like this, including your school/tutor name near the end: https://onwordshark.com/NAME
  2. Copy your URL
  3. Open your browser – Chrome is recommended for Windows. Safari is recommended for Mac
  4. Click into the address bar - at the very TOP of your screen (i.e. not the 'search' box). Paste the URL into it, then press enter
Ready for next time, it's best to set up a shortcut to this login page...

Creating a shortcut 
  1. In the Wordshark log-in screen, look for ‘Create a shortcut’ (just under the sign-in box), and and click (or tap)
  2. You can make a shortcut to Wordshark by dragging you URL link below to your desktop - or bookmark bar 'Wordshark Online'
  3. Restore down (not minimise) this window so that you can get to a bit of your desktop
  4. Drag the link onto your desktop so that you then have your login shortcut ready for each time you log in to Wordshark
  5. Enter the username and passcode/password 
On an iPad  
  1. Open Safari
  2. You will need your unique URL (that we have sent to you or your teacher has sent you). It will look like this, and include your school/tutor name: https://onwordshark.com/NAME
  3. Enter this into the address bar at the very TOP of your screen
  4. Load the program to the sign on screen
  5. Click or tap on the share button – looks like a page with an arrow pointing upwards
  6. Select the option ‘Add to home screen’
  7. You will be asked to confirm you wish to do this – click ‘Save’
  8. A Wordshark icon will be saved to the iPad’s home screen (desktop) which you can use each time you log in
  9. Enter your username and passcode/password 
On an Android tablet
  1. Open Chrome
  2. You will need your unique URL (that we have sent to you or your teacher has sent you). It will look like this, and include your school/tutor name: https://onwordshark.com/NAME
  3. Enter this into the address bar at the very TOP of your screen
  4. Load the program to the sign on screen
  5. Click on the three buttons to the right of the address bar
  6. Select the option ‘Add to home screen’
  7. You will be asked to confirm you wish to do this – click ‘Add’ (Before clicking add you can rename)
  8. A Wordshark icon will be saved to the tablet’s home screen which you can use each time you log in
  9. Enter your username and passcode/password

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