Launch URLs for Popular Apps

My Apps allows you to manage a list of your favorite apps and launch them directly from within your LightArrow app.

When you add a new app to My Apps, it requires a title (e.g. Evernote), a launch URL (e.g., Evernote://) and an App Id which helps in locating the proper icon of the app (e.g., 281796108 for Evernote).

For the benefit of our users, we have created a table of some popular apps on the App Store. Over time, we’ll keep updating it with additional entries. Find the table below.

Our users are welcome to submit the ones they have found as comments to this page and we can update the table. Other sites such as http://handleopenurl.com include information about URLs for apps as well.

The information here comes without any guarantees and is meant only as a helpful resource for our users. Listed apps have trademarks owned by their respective vendors.

Popular Apps

A Few Popular Apps. Some of the items in this table are submitted by users.

Title Launch URL App Id
Audible Audible:// 379693831
Bing Bing:// 418435837
Contacts Journal cjournal:// 327685977
DayOne dayone:// 421706526
Documents rdocs:// 295798315
Draw­Some­thing DrawSomething:// 488627858
Dropbox dbapi-1:// 327630330
eBay (universal) eBay:// 282614216
Ever­note Evernote:// 281796108
Face­book fb:// 284882215
Fan­dango Fandango:// 307906541
Find Friends FindMyFriends:// 466122094
Flickr Flickr:// 328407587
Flip­board Flipboard:// 358801284
Garage­Band GarageBand:// 408709785
Google+ gplus:// 284815942
Google Mail googlegmail:// 422689480
GoodReader gropen:// 363448914
Google Earth kml:// 293622097
Handbase Handbase:// 674161727
HBOGO HBOGO:// 429775439
iBooks itms-Books:// 364709193
IMDB IMDB:// 342792525
INRIX Traffic inrixtraffic:// 324384027
iThoughts ithoughts:// 369020033
iTranslate itranslate:// 288113403
Kin­dle Kindle:// 302584613
Mail Mailto: Default
Mr.Reader mrreader:// 412874834
Music Music:// Default
Pan­dora Pandora:// 284035177
Pay­Pal PayPal:// 283646709
Pho­to­Sync PhotoSync:// 415850124
Pin­ter­est Pinterest:// 429047995
QuickOffice quickofficedoc:// 578386521
Quora Quora:// 456034437
Red­Laser RedLaser:// 312720263
Remote Remote:// 284417350
Reminders App (Apple) x-apple-reminder:// Default
Safari http://google.com Default
ScannerPro by Readdle spprint:// 395904807
Score­Cen­ter ScoreCenter:// 317469184
Skype Skype:// 304878510
Sound­Hound SoundHound:// 355554941
Spar­row Sparrow:// 417250177
Spo­tify Spotifiy:// 324684580
SQLed sqled:// 475312085
Twit­ter Twitter:// 333903271
WSJ WSJ:// 364387007
Yahoo Axis yaxis:// 506520874
Yelp Yelp:// 284910350
Zap­pos Zappos:// 392988420
Zite Zite:// 419752338
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  1. ERin says:

    I just purchased your app and I like that I can do so much with it. However, it seems like so much data needs to be put in manually. It would be nice to have an easier way to add popular apps. Having the url pop up automatically when typing the app name for example. Or better yet, having popular app icons you can just click or click and drag to add. It would be nice of the My Apps showed the icons for the actual apps as well instead of a plain blue box for every app.

    Reply
    • Team LightArrow says:

      Hi Erin,

      Thank you for reaching out to us. That’s a great suggestion you have.

      Thank you for your suggestions. In the next update (8.1 in late May) we are improving the ability to enter data easily, especially auto complete in text fields etc.
      We will take your suggestion into account and see if we can make similar improvements for adding new apps in 8.1 or soon thereafter.

      Should you have any other questions or suggestions, do not hesitate to contact us again.

      Jeff
      Team LightArrow.
      Austin TX

      Reply
  2. Ron Royer says:

    I tried the Twitter launch URL and I get a message that it does not work. I have it installed on my iPad. Any thoughts as to how to get it to work?

    Reply
    • Team LightArrow says:

      Hi Ron,

      Thank you for reaching out to us with your question.

      We have verified that using the launch URL of twitter:// or Twitter:// works. Are you using this as your launch URL?

      Best Regards,
      Team LightArrow

      Reply
  3. DaveB says:

    Guys- can one set up Apple Mail and Safari in MyApps or am I to assume this cant be done because you don’t list them in the examples?

    Reply
    • LifeTopix Support says:

      Hi Dave,

      Thank you for reaching out to us with your question.

      You can setup My Apps to launch the device Mail app by going to “My Apps” and tapping the “+” icon located at the top right of the screen. Enter mailto: as the launch URL. Using this URL will result in the Mail app’s email composer being launched. After the composer is launched you can always cancel to see your email list. To setup Safari you can enter http://www.apple.com as the launch URL.

      Best regards,
      Team LighArrow

      Reply
  4. Lynne says:

    iAnnotate

    iannotate://

    to open a specific Library folder or file use

    iannotate://open//

    hints:
    * Omit ‘Library/’ from the folder path
    * Omit the file type, such as ‘.pdf’ from the file name

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