How-To: Install Maxout on your iOS or Android phone

Published on January 5, 2021

Currently, Maxout only exists as a web app. Since we are just two brothers working on this app, we do not have the resources to create real apps for Android and iOS.

However, we designed and developed our web app with a native app experience in mind. Once you installed the web app to your home screen, you will barely notice any difference to other apps.

This article will show you how to add a web app to the home screen of your Android or iOS phone.

Install Maxout on Android

Screenshots of installing Maxout on Android

On an Android device, installing Maxout is pretty straight forward. Visit the app on https://my.getmaxout.app using Chrome. When you visit the page for the first time, you will get a prompt to "Add Maxout to Home Screen".

Alternatively, tap the three dots in the top-right corner to open the menu and then select "Install app".

In both cases, you will see a prompt to enter a name for the app which you can leave as is and then press "Install".

Now you can use Maxout from the icon on your home screen.

Install Maxout on iOS

Screenshots of installing Maxout on iOS

Adding Maxout to iOS is slightly different from Android as iOS has limited support for web apps in general. But it is as simple to add to your home screen, and the experience for Maxout is not different from the Android version.

To add Maxout to your home screen on iOS, visit the website https://my.getmaxout.app using Safari. (Unfortunately, you can choose another browser, it has to be Safari.)

Press on the "Share" button on the bottom, and you should see the "Add to Home Screen" menu item. When you click on that item, you will see a prompt to enter a name for the app. Once you click on "Add", the will be available on your home screen.

Once you installed your web app by adding it to your home screen, you can use Maxout as any other app by clicking on the app icon. There is no need to visit the website manually anymore.

If these methods above don't work as described for you, reach out to us, and we will assist you with installing Maxout on your device!


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