Chrome for Android receives progressive web app installation

Android PWA Chrome update

The Chrome browser for Android still needs a lot of improvements. It may not be your best option for mobile browsing, but the Android team wants you to consider it. Maybe with the latest update, turn to Chrome for Android. The app is getting a new PWA install UI that will start with Twitter. Chrome developers have shared the good news about the most comprehensive PWA install dialog seen on Twitter. It should be easy to do according to @ChromiumDev.

Other apps may start to get PWA installation. According to our source, you can simply add the `description` and` screenshots` member to a manifest. It is easy.

More details are available HERE. The mentioned web app manifest is actually a JSON file. It tells a browser, Chrome for Android, about a Progressive Web Application (PWA). Basically it tells the app how to behave when you are on a desktop or smartphone.

Android PWA Chrome

A manifest must include the name of the application, the icons to be used, and the URL to load the first time the application is opened. Note that a manifest is usually compatible with browsers such as Chrome, Firefox, Edge, Opera, the Samsung browser, and the UC browser. Safari does not have full support.

The result is a Play Store-like feel. Now a PWA message may appear so that you have an idea of ​​which application you are about to install.


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