Adding the Village Properties Mobile Application to your home screen

For faster access to the Village Properties mobile application, you can add it to the home screen of your phone. Once added to your home screen, you’ll have “one-click” access to the application for searching nearby properties, finding open houses, or performing property searches. Don’t forget that you can add it to the home screen of your client’s phone, too. This way, they will have access to the latest property information directly from the MLS when performing property searches.

The links below will take you to the instructions for the iPhone or an Android device.

iPhone instructions for adding to the home screen

Android instructions for adding to the home screen


Add to Home Screen – iPhone instructions

Step 1. Open Safari on the iPhone and go to the Village Properties website – http://villagesite.com. You will be redirected to the mobile application on your iPhone (http://webapp.villagesite.com).

Step 2. Once the application has loaded, press the Safari “Action” button that is in the center of the row of icons at the bottom of the browser window (look for the box with arrow pointing upward out of it).

Village Properties mobile application - home screen

Step 3. Once the “Action Menu” appears, press the button that says “Add to Home Screen”. It has a square with a “+” sign in the center of it.

Village Properties mobile application - Safari Action menu

Step 4. In the next screen, press the “Add” button in the upper right corner to add the icon to your home screen. If you like, you can change the name of the icon before adding it to your home screen.

Village Properties mobile application - Add to Home

 

That’s it! The Village Properties icon will appear in the first available empty icon space on your iPhone. You now have “one-click” access to the Village Properties mobile web application.

Village Properties mobile application - Icon on Home Screen

 


Add to Home Screen – Android instructions

Note: These are the instructions for Android devices running the latest version of Chrome for Mobile. If you have a device that is not using Chrome as your browser, click here for the alternate instructions.

Step 1. Open Chrome on your Android device and go to the Village Properties website – http://villagesite.com. You will be redirected to the mobile application on your device (http://webapp.villagesite.com).

Step 2. Once the application has loaded, press the browser menu icon in the upper right hand corner of the screen.

Village Properties mobile application - Android Home

Step 3. Scroll down the menu, find the entry titled “Add to homescreen” and select it.

Village Properties mobile application - Chrome menu

Step 4. In the pop-up that appears, select “Add”. If you like, you can rename the application icon before pressing the “Add” button.

Village Properties Mobile Application - Add screen

 

That’s it! The Village Properties icon will appear in the first available empty icon space on your Android device. You now have “one-click” access to the Village Properties mobile web application.

Village Properties mobile application - Android Home


Add to Home Screen – Alternate Android instructions

Note: These are the instructions for Android devices that are not using Chrome for Mobile as the internet browser. If you have a device that is using Chrome as your browser, click here for instructions.

Step 1. Open Chrome on your Android device and go to the Village Properties website – http://villagesite.com. You will be redirected to the mobile application on your device (http://webapp.villagesite.com).

Step 2. Once the application has loaded, press the browser menu icon in the upper right hand corner of the screen.

Village Properties mobile application - non-Chrome browser

Step 3. Create a bookmark for the site by either selecting the “Bookmarks” entry in the browser menu or by pressing the star icon (if it is present)

Village Properties mobile application - Bookmarking

Step 4. Open the bookmarks for the browser, and long press on the Village Properties icon/bookmark that you just created.

Village Properties mobile application - bookmarks

Step 5. In the menu pop-up that appears, select “Add to home screen”.

Village Properties mobile application - bookmarks menu

That’s it! The Village Properties icon will appear in the first available empty icon space on your Android device. You now have “one-click” access to the Village Properties mobile web application.

Village Properties mobile application - Android Home