Notifications Setup

To activate and allow push notifications from 1link Trade Buyer there are a few simple steps to follow. Please select your platform below for full instructions.

Notifications on iOS require a Safari or Chrome shortcut to be added to the home screen. Here’s how to set it up:

1. Open the site in Safari or Chrome and log in.

2. Once logged in; iPhone - Tap the Share button at the bottom centre of the screen for Safari or to the side of the URL bar on Chrome. iPad - Tap the Share button to the side of the URL bar.

3. Choose "Add to Home Screen" from the options.

4. Follow the prompts to add the website to your home screen.

5. Open the site from the home screen icon and log in.

6. Click on the opt-in prompt that will appear on the bottom right and press the ‘Subscribe’ button. Alternately navigate via the settings menu to “Notification Preferences”.

7. The device will ask to allow notifications from the site. This is required for notifications to be sent to the device.

8. Opt-in to specific message types you’d like to receive.

Notifications on Android require the app to be installed to the device. Here’s how to set it up:

1. Open the browser and navigate to the website and log in.

2. When logged in, you may be prompted to install the app. If not, click the 3 dots in the top right and then 'Install app'.

3. Follow the prompts to install the app to the device.

4. Open the app and log in.

5. Click on the opt-in prompt and press the ‘Subscribe’ button. Alternately navigate via the settings menu to “Notification Preferences”.

6. The device will ask to allow notifications from the site. This is required for notification to be sent to the device.

7. Opt-in to specific message types you’d like to receive.

Notifications on Windows depend on the browser being used. Here’s the breakdown:

1. Open the site and log in.

2. Click on the opt-in prompt. Alternately navigate via the settings menu to “Notification Preferences”.

3. Press the ‘Subscribe’ button.

4. The device will ask to allow notifications from the site.* This is required for notifications to be sent to the device.

5. Opt-in to specific message types you wish to receive.

Optional Step

You can also install the Chrome or Edge app for a dedicated and easy way to use the website.

Edge App – From the browser settings menu, select Apps and then Install the available app.

Chrome app – In the URL bar there will be an Install icon, click this and then Install the available app.

When the app is installed complete the above steps to enable notifications.

 

* Your browser might be controlled by an organisation policy that doesn’t allow notifications to be enabled. This will need to be enable by your IT team to receive the notifications.

 

Note: On Windows 11, Edge browser or PWA (Web App) you may need a cookie clear exemption for a subscription to be maintained between sessions. This can be done following these steps:

Go to Edge Settings > Privacy, search, and services > Choose what to clear every time you close the browser, and make sure that site permissions and cookies are not being cleared. An exception can be added for [*.]1link.co.uk to assist with this.

Firefox does not support PWA.

Follow the below steps to set up notifications on Mac:

1. Open Safari, log in and navigate to the website.

2. Click on the opt-in prompt. Alternately navigate via the settings menu to “Notification Preferences”.

3. Press the ‘Subscribe’ button.

4. The device will ask to allow notifications from the site. This is required for notifications to be sent to the device.

5. Opt-in to specific message types you wish to receive.