What is the Ocean Systems app (for desktop & mobile)?

The Ocean Systems app is a Progressive Web Application (PWA) which integrates securely with your desktop or mobile device’s OS.  The Ocean Systems PWA is NOT available via app stores; it is only available via this domain.

 

Why You Should Consider Installing

It is the future, which is here now.  Secure.  Cross-platform.  Integrated with your device OS.  Not to mention improved responsiveness, offline caching, and more.  You can learn more about the many advantages of PWA via the Mozilla Developers MDN Web Docs.

“As of 2021, PWA features are supported to varying degrees by Google Chrome, Apple Safari, Firefox for Android, and Microsoft Edge but not Firefox for desktop.” – Wikipedia

 

Install the Ocean Systems app on Microsoft Edge

Install the Ocean Systems app on Microsoft Edge

Installation via Windows or macOS

Installation varies by web browser.

On some platforms you’ll be prompted to “Add Ocean Systems to Home Screen?” automatically, which if clicked will then prompt to confirm you’d like to install the Ocean Systems app.  On other platforms you’ll find the “Install Ocean Systems app” or “Install app” in your browser’s settings.

To install on Microsoft Windows or Apple’s macOS, while visiting our site:

Chrome: Click Settings > Install Ocean Systems

Edge (Chromium): Click Settings > Apps > Install Ocean Systems

Android - Install the Ocean Systems app

Android – Install the Ocean Systems app

Install on Android

To install the Android mobile app simply visit our site via your browser on your mobile device, then click “Add Ocean Systems to Home screen?”; a prompt will display confirming you want to install the Ocean Systems app.

Alternatively, when visiting the site on Android click the Menu icon (3 dots in upper-right corner) and select “Install App”

Install on iOS (13+)

To install on iOS simply visit our site via your browser on your mobile device, then tap the “Share” button (browser options).  From the options tap the “Add to Home screen”; a prompt will display confirming you want to install the Ocean Systems app.

Apple is late to the PWA game, as I’m sure there was apprehension about bypassing their app store, but support continues to improve across macOS & iOS browsers.  For a recent article on the topic, check out “PWA on iOS: What’s New?”, via Brainhub

 

Customize Your Start Menu on Windows

Once installed on Windows 10 you can easily customize your start menu, and feature the Ocean Systems app in your tiles.  Right-click on the Ocean Systems app listed under “O”  in the Windows Start menu and customize as with any other app; Pin to Start, resize tile, etc.

Ocean System app in Win10 Pro start menu.

Ocean System app in Win10 Pro start menu.

 


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