How To Add Google Bard AI Chatbot to Your Home Screen on Android

Bard is an AI chatbot, developed by Google, similar to ChatGPT and Microsoft’s Bing Chatbot. The language model is currently in beta and is recently made available to the public.

Currently, there is no dedicated app for Google Bard, and the only official way to access it is by visiting the website. Although Google has promised an app in the future, in the meantime, here’s what you can do to easily access Bard on your phone.

In this article, you’ll learn how to set up Bard on your home screen.

  1. Open Google Chrome (or any other web-browser) on your phone.
  2. Go to Bard’s website, by typing in “
  3. If this is your first-time using Bard, you will be greeted with something like this. Simply, tap on “Try Bard.”
    Tap “Try Bard” on the website’s homepage.
  4. Read through the disclaimer and the Terms of Service and tap on “I agree.”
    Go through the Terms of Service, and select “I agree”
  5. Tap the menu button (three vertical dots) in the upper right corner of the Chrome app.
    Locating the menu button on the top right hand side of the browser
  6. In the menu, tap “Add to Home screen.”
    Select “Add to Home screen” from the menu
  7. A window will popup where you can rename the Bard shortcut, if you want. Once you’re done, click “Add.”
    Naming the shortcut
  8. Another popup will appear where you’ll see the shortcut, alongside the icon, and the space it occupies on your home screen. Tap “Add to home screen.”
    Adding the shortcut to homescreen
  9. A shortcut to Bard will be created on your home screen.
    This is how the shortcut looks on your home screen.

Since there is currently no official app, this is likely the quickest way to access the chatbot. It’s more convenient than having to remember the web address and enter it into the browser each time you want to use it.


Muhammad Qasim

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