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Hands-on Full Stack Development with Angular 5 and Firebase by Uttam Agarwal

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Adding our application to phone home screens

This is one of the most important features of Progressive Web Apps and provides many advantages, as follows:

  • Easier access: Users normally put their most-used app on the home screen, as this provides easier access to the application
  • Engagement: A user can engage with our application more frequently

The steps involved in making our web application appear on the home screen are as follows: 

  1. In order to give our web application a mobile app appearance, we will modify the manifest.json file as shown in the following code.
  2. Open the friends application in your phone's Chrome browser using the deployed application URL available from your Firebase portal. The page prompts you with an option to add the ...

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