You probaly think: Ow it’s one of those shortcut apps again. But this one is different. Read this article and find out how. This is the only app that lets you open other apps from the notification bar.
How does it work?
You need to open this app and click on 1 of the items on the page SOCIAL, this will show a notification in the action center. Swipe down from the top of the screen to open the action center and then click on the notification and it will open the app. The notification will stay in the action center until you swipe it away. So you can open the app at any time.
You can also pin the quick settings to the start screen. Just hold the item you want to pin for a couple seconds and then press pin to start.
Add your own shortcuts
You need to go the OWN APPS page and click on the add button in the appbar below. The a page will show up. On that page you need to give the shortcut a name and set the URI scheme of the app you want to launch. You can find over 3000 URI schemes of the app if you click on the button on the bottom of the page. You can add as much shortcuts as you like. The app costs $1.99, but you can try the app for free. With the trial you can’t add your own shortcuts and you can only set notifications in the action center for Facebook and MetroTube.
Download link: Quicky | Windows Phone 8.1 App