4 Ways to Shorten Links As You Want (HP & Laptop)

4 Ways to Shorten Links As You Want (HP & Laptop)

4 Ways to Shorten Links : A link or better known as a link can be any URL, for example a short URL or a very long URL. Well, because the length of the URL in the link sometimes makes it difficult to remember.

If you want to remember the link and share it easily, then you can shorten it by following the guide on how to shorten links on cellphones and laptops which GadgetLogi will discuss through illustrated and video guides in this article.

You can shorten the link to very short and you can even choose the URL of your own choice. This will be very useful if you want to shorten links from Google Forms as well as Google Drive.

For example if in fact your Google Form link is: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeI8_vYyaJgM7SJM4Y9AWfLq-tglWZh6yt7bEXEOJr_L-hV1A/viewform?formkey=dGx0b1ZrT6XItQMWcVdVdXItQMWcMcW

The google form link has a very long URL, right? it will be easier to remember and share to WhatsApp if the URL becomes https://s.id/ujianclass9

You can shorten the link via an Android cellphone, an iPhone cellphone and also a laptop. You only need a web browser but if you want to use the application then this can also be done because there is a link shortening application available.

Want to know how? please follow the guide on how to shorten the link in this article according to the type of device you are using, yes.
Recommended Link Shortener Service

There are lots and even more than 10 link shortening services that you can use.

However, in this article GadgetLogi will recommend the 2 best and easiest link shortening services so you don’t need to be confused anymore about which link shortening method is the most suitable for you.
S.ID

The link shortening service from S.ID is a new link shortening service with the shortest URL in the world. In fact, S.ID is an original Indonesian service provided by the Indonesian Internet Domain Name Manager (Pandi)

Excess:

  1. No need to register.
  2. Easy to use.
  3. You can shorten the link to a very short one with only 5 characters.
  4. Free.
  5. New, so there are still a lot of short link options available.
  6. You can see statistics about who and how many times your link was clicked and viewed by others.

You can access the link shortening service from S.ID via the web address https://s.id/.
Bit.ly

Bit.ly’s link shortening service is the most popular link shortening service in the world.

Excess:

  1. No need to register.
  2. Easy to use.
  3. You can shorten the link to a very short one with only 1 character. However, the link with 1 character on Bit.ly is no longer available because it has been used for example https://bit.ly/a which is used by https://www.apple.com/.
  4. Free.
  5. You can see statistics about who and how many times your link was clicked and viewed by others.

You can access the link shortening service from Bit.ly via the web address https://bitly.com/.
How to Shorten Links on Android Phones With S.ID

There are two ways that you can choose, namely how to shorten the link to 5 random characters and shorten the link to 5 or more characters of your own choice.

If you don’t register and login at S.ID then your link will be 5 random characters, for example https://s.id/uaM33. Meanwhile, if you are logged in at S.iD then you can change and set your link according to the URL name you want, for example https://s.id/gadgetlogi.

Please choose how to shorten the link on Android below that suits your needs.
Short Link With Random URL

You can shorten links with long URLs to 5 random characters by using the S.ID service without logging in on your Android phone.

Here are the steps on how to shorten the link on an Android phone with S.ID without logging in:

  1. First, open https://s.id/ using a web browser on your Android phone.
  2. Then enter the long URL that you will shorten in the box provided.
  3. After that, the long URL that you enter will automatically be shortened to 5 random letters. Wait a moment until the process is complete.
  4. After the process is complete, you can copy the shortened link by pressing the Copy button. You can also directly share it to WhatsApp, Email and other applications by pressing the Share button.
  5. Done.

Short Link With Your Preferred URL

You can shorten links with long URLs into short ones with a minimum of 5 characters according to your choice by registering and logging into the S.ID service on your Android phone.

Here are the steps on how to shorten the link on an Android phone with the custom link feature on S.ID:

  1. First, open https://s.id/ using a web browser on your Android phone.
  2. Then press the three horizontal lines in the upper right corner of the screen.
  3. In the menu list that appears, select the Sign in menu.
  4. Then press the Enter button Only Google is at the bottom of the screen then please login with your Google account. This way you don’t need to go through the registration process and just use an existing google account.
  5. Once you are logged in and are on the S.ID dashboard, scroll down until you find the My Links section.
  6. Enter the URL of the link that you will shorten in the box provided and the process will run automatically. Wait a few moments until the process is complete.
  7. To change the URL of the link to whatever you want, the trick is to press the Replace button.
  8. Enter the URL you want in the box provided behind s.id/ then press the blue check button.
  9. If the URL is available there will be a message New short link has been saved.
  10. Now you can copy the shortened link by pressing the Copy button. You can also directly share it to WhatsApp, Email and other applications by pressing the Share button.
  11. Done.

How to Shorten Links on Android Phones Using the Bitly Application

Please first install the Bitly application on your Android phone via the download button below:

Here are the steps on how to shorten the link on an Android phone with the Bitly application:

  1. Open the Bitly application on your android phone then please login first using your google account.
  2. After that press the orange + button in the lower right corner of the screen.
  3. Then enter a link with a long URL in the box provided and press the Create button.
  4. At this stage the long link that you entered has become a short but random URL. You can replace the random URL in the Custom link box with the URL name you want as long as it has not been used by someone else. If so, press the check button in the upper right corner of the screen.
  5. After that you can copy the link by pressing the orange link or by pressing the orange share button.
  6. Done.

How to Shorten a Link on an iPhone with S.ID

There are two ways that you can choose, namely how to shorten the link to 5 random characters and shorten the link to 5 or more characters of your own choice.

If you don’t register and login at S.ID then your link will be 5 random characters, for example https://s.id/uaM33. Meanwhile, if you are logged in at S.iD then you can change and set your link according to the URL name you want, for example https://s.id/gadgetlogi.

Please choose how to shorten the link on the iPhone below that suits your needs.
Short Link With Random URL

You can shorten links with long URLs to 5 random characters by using the S.ID service without logging in on your iPhone.

Here are the steps on how to shorten the link on an iPhone with S.ID without logging in:

  1. First, open https://s.id/ using a web browser on your iPhone.
  2. Then enter the long URL that you will shorten in the box provided.
  3. After that, the long URL that you enter will automatically be shortened to 5 random letters. Wait a moment until the process is complete.
  4. After the process is complete, you can copy the shortened link by pressing the Copy button. You can also directly share it to WhatsApp, Email and other applications by pressing the Share button.
  5. Done.

Short Link With Your Preferred URL

You can shorten links with long URLs to short ones with a minimum of 5 characters according to your choice by registering and logging in to the S.ID service on your iPhone.

Here are the steps on how to shorten a link on an iPhone with the link customization feature on S.ID:

  1. First, open https://s.id/ using a web browser on your iPhone.
  2. Then press the three horizontal lines in the upper right corner of the screen.
  3. In the menu list that appears, select the Sign in menu.
  4. Then press the Sign in with Google button at the bottom of the screen and then please login with your Google account. This way you don’t need to go through the registration process and just use an existing google account.
  5. Once you are logged in and are on the S.ID dashboard, scroll down until you find the My Links section.
  6. Enter the URL of the link that you will shorten in the box provided and the process will run automatically. Wait a few moments until the process is complete.
  7. To change the URL of the link to whatever you want, the trick is to press the Replace button.
  8. Enter the URL you want in the box provided behind s.id/ then press the blue check button.
  9. If the URL is available there will be a message New short link has been saved.
  10. Now you can copy the shortened link by pressing the Copy button. You can also directly share it to WhatsApp, Email and other applications by pressing the Share button.
  11. Done.

How to Shorten a Link On Laptop With S.ID

There are two ways that you can choose, namely shortening the link to 5 random characters and shortening the link to 5 or more characters of your own choice.

If you don’t register and login at S.ID then your link will be 5 random characters, for example https://s.id/uaM33. Meanwhile, if you are logged in at S.iD then you can change and set your link according to the URL name you want, for example https://s.id/gadgetlogi.

Please choose how to shorten the link on the laptop below that suits your needs.
Short Link With Random URL

You can shorten links with long URLs to 5 random characters by using the S.ID service without logging in on a laptop.

Here are the steps on how to shorten the link on a laptop with S.ID without logging in:

  1. The first step, open https://s.id/ using a web browser on your laptop
  2. After that enter the long URL that you will shorten in the box provided.
  3. Then the link shortening process will automatically start and wait a moment until the process is complete.
  4. After the process is complete, you can copy the shortened link by clicking the Copy button. You can also share the link to social media such as Facebook and Twitter by clicking the Share button.
  5. Done.

Short Link With Your Preferred URL

You can shorten links with long URLs into short ones with a minimum of 5 characters according to your choice by registering and logging into the S.ID service on your Windows, Linux or Macbook laptop.

Here are the steps on how to shorten a link on a laptop with a URL of your own choice on S.ID:

  1. First, open https://s.id/ using a web browser on your laptop.
  2. Then click the Sign In button.
  3. Then click the Sign in with Google button at the bottom of the screen and then please login with your Google account. This way you don’t need to go through the registration process and just use an existing google account.
  4. Once you are logged in and are on the S.ID dashboard, scroll down until you find the My Links section.
  5. Enter the URL of the link that you will shorten in the box provided and the process will run automatically. Wait a few moments until the process is complete.
  6. To change the URL of the link to whatever you want, the trick is to click the Replace button.
  7. Enter the URL you want in the box provided behind s.id/ then click the blue check button.
  8. If the URL is available there will be a message New short link has been saved.
  9. Now you can copy the shortened link by clicking the Copy button. You can also share the link to social media such as Facebook and Twitter by clicking the Share button.
  10. Done.

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