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Adding a shortcut to your mobile device home screen
Adding a shortcut to your mobile device home screen

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Written by Anni
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We're a web application, meaning it operates through a web server and is accessible via a browser.

There's little difference in functionality between a web app and a device app. You can easily add a web app icon to your mobile device's home screen with a few simple steps, allowing you to open it with a single tap, similar to a widget app.

Adding a home screen icon varies by browser. Check the links below for guidance on how to share instructions with your customers for adding an icon linking to your booking page.


Google Chrome

1. Start a browser session in Chrome on your mobile device and navigate to www.bookwhen.com/login. If you want the shortcut to take you directly to your admin dashboard, check to stay logged in on this device, enter your details and log in. If not, proceed to step 2.

2. Select the three dots in the top-right corner of your screen (to open the menu):

3. Select Add to Home screen:

4. The name you enter will appear underneath the icon on your home screen. You can enter a new name or leave it as 'Bookwhen' and select Add:

5. Your icon will appear on your device's home screen with the name you entered and the Bookwhen logo. You can tap on this icon to quickly access your admin dashboard.


Safari

1. Start a browser session in Safari on your mobile device and navigate to www.bookwhen.com/login. If you want the shortcut to take you directly to your admin dashboard, select stay logged in on this device and enter your details. If not, proceed to step 2.

2. Select the Share icon. On most phones, this will be at the bottom of the screen. On tablets, you can usually find it next to the website URL field:

3. Select Add to Home screen in the list of actions:

3. The name you add here will appear underneath the icon on your home screen. You can enter a new name or leave it as 'Bookwhen' and then select Add:

4. Your icon will appear on your device's home screen with the name you entered and the Bookwhen logo. You can tap on this icon to quickly access your admin dashboard.


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