User Can Be Prompted To Install The Web App

Overview

The prompt to install a web app lets users add your app to their homescreen. Users that add apps to homescreens engage those apps more.

For example, shortly after launching this feature, Twitter reported an average of 250K unique daily users launching their Twitter Lite progressive web app 4 times a day from the homescreen. See Increasing engagement with "Add to Homescreen" prompt and web push notifications for more on Twitter's case study.

Recommendations

Chrome will fire the beforeinstallprompt event only when the following criteria are met:

In addition, the scope of the service worker includes the page you audited and the page specified in the start_url property of the web app manifest. See add to home screen to learn more.

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