How to enable The Physical Web on an iPhone

The Physical Web is now available to all iPhone users allowing everyone to access web pages that are being broadcast by bluetooth beacons.

Enabling your phone is very easy – follow these 3 easy steps but make sure that you have bluetooth turned on before starting the process.

  1. Install Chrome web browser by Google
  2. Enable Notifications from Chrome
  3. Turn on Physical Web notifications

 

Open the App Store and search for “Chrome – web browser by Google app” and install it
Click here to go straight to the Google Chrome Web Browser App

Google Chrome App for iPhone

 

Once Chrome is installed, return to the home screen and swipe down from the top of the screen to reveal “Today and Notifications”, tap on “Edit”

The Physical Web on iPhone

 

Tap on the green + sign next to Chrome

The Physical Web on iPhone

 

Tap on “Done”

The Physical Web on iPhone

 

 You’ll now see one of the screens below – tap on “Enable” next to “Physical Web is off” or “OK, got it”

The Physical Web on iPhone

The Physical Web on iPhone

 

You will now start to see notifications from Physical Web beacons

The Physical Web on iPhone

 

We hope you enjoy exploring the world of The Physical Web, get in touch if you have any questions…