Add MyCarTracks to your Home screen

A feature that is called Add to Home screen creates an app icon on your mobile phone that then behaves like a standard mobile app. It doesn’t show as a web page in your browser, you get the feel of a mobile app and opens just by a touch. Follow the instructions below based on your browser.

Google Chrome Browser

  1. Open the Chrome app on your phone or tablet, navigate to MyCarTracks web, and sign in.
  2. Once the web app loads, open Chrome’s Settings menu by touching the three vertical dots found in the top-right corner.
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  3. Scroll to and touch the Add to Home screen option.
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  4. Touch ADD on the Add to Home screen.
  5. On this screen, you’ll see a preview of the shortcut icon. Tap the ADD AUTOMATICALLY button to place the new icon on your Android device’s Home Screen wherever space is available.
    If you want to place the icon somewhere different on your Home Screen, touch and hold the icon, and drag it to your desired location.

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Mozilla Firefox Browser

  1. Open the Firefox app and navigate to MyCarTracks web, and sign in.
  2. Once the web app loads, open the Settings menu by touching the three vertical dots found in the top-right corner (or bottom right based on your setup).
  3. Touch the Add to Home screen option.
  4. Touch ADD button on the Add to Home screen.
  5. A window will open that’ll show you a preview of the icon. Touch the Add Automatically button to add the icon on your device’s Home Screen. To configure the exact location as to where the shortcut is placed on the Home Screen, touch and hold the icon, and drag it to your desired location.

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Opera Browser

  1. Open the Opera Mobile app and navigate to MyCarTracks web, and sign in.
  2. Once the web app loads, open Opera’s Settings menu by touching the three vertical dots found in the top-right corner.
  3. Scroll down to the Home screen option and touch it.
  4. Touch ADD on the Add to Home screen.
  5. On this screen, you’ll see a preview of the shortcut icon. Tap the ADD AUTOMATICALLY button to place the new icon on your Android device’s Home Screen wherever space is available.
    If you want to place the icon somewhere different on your Home Screen, touch and hold the icon, and drag it to your desired location.
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Add to Home Screen on iPhone and iPad – Safari

  1. Launch Safari on your ‌iPhone‌ or ‌iPad‌.
  2. Navigate to MyCarTracks web, and sign in.
  3. Tap the Share icon (the square with an arrow pointing out of it) at the bottom of the screen.
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  4. Scroll down to the list of actions and tap Add to Home Screen. (If you don’t see the action, scroll to the bottom and tap Edit Actions, then tap Add next to the Add to Home Screen action. After that, you’ll be able to select it from the Share Sheet.)
  5. If not pre-entered type MyCarTracks in the name site link. This will be the title that appears beneath its icon on your Home screen.
  6. Tap Add in the top-right corner of the screen.
  7. Your MyCarTracks “web app” will appear in the next available space on your device’s Home screen. To move it like you would any other app, tap and hold its icon, then tap Edit Home Screen, and you’ll be able to drag it to your desired location. When you’ve placed it where you want it, tap Done.

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