How to add a figBid app to the home screen of your mobile device

For the time being, figBid does not have a native 'app-store' application.  But figBid is very responsive and the software was built to be mobile-friendly.  So mobile users can have a figBid native app experience the same as any other app.  Here's how to turn your favorite website, figBid, into an app allowing you access right from the home screen of your mobile device:

iPhone & iPad

  1. Open Safari. 
  2. Navigate to figBid and login.
  3. After you login, tap the Share button at the bottom of the page.  The Share button looks like a square with an arrow pointing out of the top.
  4. In the list of options that appears, scroll down until you see Add to Home Screen. Tap this.
  5. On the next screen, type 'figBid' as the name for the new app shortcut on your home screen.  Click Add when you're done.
  6. Tap the new figBid app on your home screen and enjoy!

Android

  1. Open Google Chrome.
  2. Navigate to figBid and login.
  3. After you login, tap the Menu button.  The Menu button looks like 3 vertical dots on the top right side of the page.
  4. In the list of options that appears, scroll down until you see Add to Home Screen. Tap this.
  5. On the next screen, type 'figBid' as the name for the new app shortcut on your home screen.  Click Add when you're done.
  6. On the next screen press the Add Automatically button.
  7. Tap the new figBid app on your home screen and enjoy!