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Web push notifications on iOS
Step-by-step explanation on how you can "Opt-in" for web push notifications on iOS devices
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Written by Rameez Ahmed
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Apple’s 16.4 Release notes

💭 With the 16.4 iOS update, Web Push is now supported for Home Screen web apps. Users on iOS and iPadOS can use this feature. More about it 👇


Is PushOwl compatible with web push notifications on iOS devices?

Absolutely! PushOwl fully supports web push notifications on iOS devices with both Google Chrome and Safari browsers.


It's enabled! Now, How can I get my store visitors to opt-in for notifications?


Here's a video that walks you through the process

Steps to be followed

  1. Open the website <yourstore.com> on your iOS device.

  2. A dialogue box will appear with instructions for your store visitors (as shown in the picture below)


    Note: You can get this widget enabled and customized by reaching out to PushOwl Support.


  3. Tap the "Share" icon at the bottom of the web screen and select "Add to Home Screen."

  4. The website will now appear as an icon on your home screen.

  5. Click on the web app icon on the home screen, and a prompt will appear. Tap the ‘subscribe’ button to receive push notifications.

Voila! Your visitors are now subscribers :) They are ready to receive push notifications on their iOS devices. 


Facing any issues? Here are a few quick checks 🔽

  • Make sure you are using iOS 16.4 and above.

  • Please ensure that you have not muted notifications on your iOS devices, examples:

    1. Please check if your device has not enabled “Focus” mode.

    2. Please check if you have Settings > Notifications > Scheduled Summary > OFF.

  • Ensure that you have configured to show the prompt after 5 seconds.


💡 If you continue to have issues, you can contact our support via in-app live chat or support@pushowl.com.

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