Creating a home screen icon

Creating a home screen icon for ipad and iphone

To add a home screen icon on ipad, create a 72×72 .png file, and then link to it in the header:

For iPhone create a 56×56.png file. (for older version iphones)

For iPhone 4 create a 144×144.png file (Home screen for iPhone 4 High Resolution)

Do not worry about glossy look iPad and  iPhone automatically applies the glossy finish.

Here is the list:

Image Size (px)

File Name

Used For

512×512

iTunesArtwork

Ad Hoc iTunes

57×57

Icon.png

App Store and the Home screen on iPhone/iPod touch

114×114

Icon@2x.png

Home screen for iPhone 4 High Resolution

72×72

Icon-72.png

App Store and Home screen on iPad

29×29

Icon-Small.png

Settings on iPad and iPhone, and Spotlight on iPhone

50×50

Icon-Small-50.png

Spotlight on iPad

58×58

Icon-Small@2x.png

Spotlight and Settings for iPhone 4 High Resolution

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