iOS 16.4 Web app notifications now available on your iPhone! Enable feature THIS way

Finally! You can enable web app notifications on your iPhone. Here’s how to do it in simple steps.

| Updated on: Apr 02 2023, 17:07 IST
Impressive! NEW iOS 16.4 beta reveals exciting features for iPhones
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1/6 Apple is now rolling out the third beta update of iOS 16.4 and your iPhones will soon get new and exciting features coming along with the iOS 16.4 update.   (Unsplash)
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2/6 And what is exciting in iOS 16.4 update? The update includes a bunch of new emojis with Unicode 15.0. Some of them include Wi-Fi symbols, jellyfish, flute, and more.  (Pixabay)
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3/6 It will also tweak Apple Music and Podcast apps and they will no longer show pop ups in the middle of the screen. Apart from this, the update will support 5G Standalone, a new HomeKit architecture, and more.  (Unsplash)
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4/6 Moreover, there will be Web Push notification. If you add a supported web app to your Home Screen, you can optionally receive push notifications from it. (Unsplash)
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5/6 If you have previously installed a public beta of iOS 16.4, you can update to the latest version by accessing Settings > General > Software Update on your iPhone. The current update's build number is 20E5229e, 9to5Mac report informed.  (Unsplash)
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6/6 Apple IOS 16.4 update is expected to be released to everyone in March or April, the report suggested. (HT Tech)
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Did you updated your iPhone to the latest iOS 16.4 version? Try this amazing feature now. (Pexels)

Apple is gearing up to announce iOS 17. It is expected to be unveiled during the WWDC 2023 event, which is scheduled for June 5. What will it have for your iPhone is a secret so far. However, if your iPhone is running on iOS 16 update, then know there are several reasons to update to the latest iOS 16.4 version. It has a bunch of exciting features for you. From new emojis for messages, Voice isolation mode for phone calls, duplicate album detection tool improvement, and better crash detection on iPhone 14 series to web app notifications.

What are web app notifications? This has been a long-awaited feature, and Apple has finally rolled it out to your iPhones. With this update, you can approve push notification requests from web apps that require direct user interaction. Once accepted, these notifications will appear like regular notifications from other iOS apps. In simpler words, you will be able to add a web page to your home screen as a shortcut. The web page push notification will work exactly like the Mac.

Plus, the update lets developers send you notifications from web apps, giving your iPhone more of a Mac-like experience. It will also keep you updated with all the information that you want to receive from your favourite selected websites. Wondering how to use it? Here's a quick step-by-step guide for you to enable Web app notifications on your iPhone after updating it to iOS 16.4.

How to enable Web app notification on your iPhone

Step 1:

First of all, open the Safari web browser. 

Step 2:

Now you need to type in a website which comes with a web app. 

Step 3:

Here, tap the Share button.

Step 4:

Now just scroll down and you will find the Add to Home Screen option.

Step 5:

Just tap on it and Add it to your iPhone’s home screen. 

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First Published Date: 02 Apr, 17:07 IST