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Troubleshooting the PWA in ios device

Progressive Web Apps(PWA) are no longer restricted to Android users but can now be accessed by iPhone users with the 11.3 iOS update. Apple added support for service workers and app manifest files that make PWAs work.

How to experience PWA on iOS devices

Adding a PWA to your iPhone is a bit complex when compared to Android. So the user has to visit the website within Safari and then manually press the Share icon and then “Add to Home Screen” There will be no indication that a website you are visiting is a PWA.

After that, you can name the WebApp whatever you like when adding it to your device.

 

Note: Currently PWA works only using Safari. No other browsers on iOS, like Chrome, Firefox, and Opera are capable to add the “Add To Homescreen

Frequently asked questions:

1Q) The Popup of “Add To Homescreen” Is not displaying in ios as like Android?

A) As I mentioned above you won’t be greeted with the Web App Banner in the ios device. Need to manually press the Share icon and then “Add to Home Screen” it.

2QBrowsers that support PWA In ios device?

A) As PWA is a new technology, right now the PWA works only using Safari in the ios device.

That’s it for this tutorial!

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Updated on April 26, 2019

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