Good candidates for static shortcuts include viewing sent messages, setting an alarm, and displaying a user's exercise activity for the day.
To create a static shortcut, complete the following sequence of steps: API reference.
Note: Although other apps can't access the metadata within your shortcuts, the launcher itself can access this data.
Therefore, these metadata should conceal sensitive user information.
Static shortcuts should provide links to generic actions within your app, and these actions should remain consistent over the lifetime of your app's current version.
Some launcher apps, however, don't show every static and dynamic shortcut you've created for your app.
There is no limit to the number of pinned shortcuts to your app that users can create.