I know lots of developers want this feature but a mobile app would be super helpful. You can send push notifications and it will just be easier to find. Please like this to get the attention of mods!
Heya @Hyper_Studiosss! How are you doing?
Although your idea may be similar to those that suggested this feature in the past, you can always use the Discourse Meta Hub application and/or a shortcut that will directly send you to the website of the Developer Forum.
Just make a PWA Application or use the Discourse app like what @JuanGamerPlayz_RBLX said
Would making a PWA enable push notifications, because that is mainly what I need
It’s already pretty simple to create a shortcut to the devforum on a mobile device. Here’s the basic steps for anyone interested:
– iOS –
- Open Safari and go to the devforum as normal. I suggest the devforum home page.
- Tap the
- Swipe up, then look for an option that says Add to Home Screen. It should have an icon that looks like an app, with a plus on it. (On my iPhone 12 mini running iOS 17, this option is right at the bottom of the screen when I swipe up to have the share dialog fullscreen.
- Name the shortcut whatever you want, then tap add. There should now be a shortcut with the devforum favicon on your home screen.
– Android (using Google Chrome) –
- Open Chrome and go to the devforum as normal.
- Tap the Menu button. There should just be an option that says “Add to Home Screen”. Tap it, then tap add.
I am indeed aware that this may not be what you’re looking for, but it is a good option if there’s no official app being made any time in the near future.
You probably can’t do that with iOS, but you can with Chrome on Android. I don’t know if the iOS version of Chrome supports notifications.
That’s legit what I’m doing right now lol. Yeah it’s basically like an app. It has arrows so I can go back and forth.
Pretty sick ngl
You can also install DiscourseHub, an official app to open forums like DevForum:
It functions as a browser though, so it’s quite the same as the “add to homescreen” mentioned earlier.
I don’t think so, but I made a pretty controversial decision to use a web viewer inside of the roblox player
You can get push notifications without a PWA as it is anyways, but getting notifications to work here is unreliable anyways.
I am doing this now for my iPhone. And it’s letting me Push Notifications.
how do you do it i have a shortcut on my iphone and it doesn’t push notifications
A thing just popped up on my screen asking if I wanted to push notifications.
Maybe look up, “How To Push Notifications For Website Shortcuts IOS”.
There is a PWA for Windows and Android already?
I assume if Android has it iOS should
I am aware about Windows DevForum PWA
I am unsure if android does but iOS does last I checked but it doesn’t give push notifications
Android does as I have it installed
I don’t trust android thanks to their trash security in apps, I’d use apple as they have better security in apps
ah yes, apple the $99 a year to upload on the app store
1: We aren’t discussing the security of apps and infact it was never mentioned in this thread until now
2: Neither OSes are the “superior OS!!11!!1”, they both have their ups and downs. IOS is simple and streamlined, but its more locked down. It’s for the consumer that just wants a device that’ll work and be powerful. Android is more open, easier to customize, and security isn’t an issue as long as you remain on the latest update. I personally prefer Android because I like a device I have full control over as I am a poweruser. It’s the same reason I use Linux.
3: If Roblox were to make a Devforum app, they wouldn’t exclude Android because they’d be cutting off a huge portion of their community.
Yes I know but I mentioned it to show that I don’t trust android
Roblox isn’t supported in Linux, and you would need to install Wine to do so , and I agree that no OSes are the “superior OS!11!!!11” and they both have pros and cons, also I don’t need “full control”
I use the Roblox Player to use the devforums in mobile