How to install Origin Trees as native app

It is possible to use and create family charts with Origin Trees without installation. However installing the application (as Progressive Web App) offers a user experience similar to native app. This allows access to key features, such as:

  • Fast and easy installation
  • Dedicated application window
  • Home screen short cut
  • Access from OS Start menu
  • Ability to work offline

Below steps reveal how to install Origin Trees family tree creator app:

  1. Open origintrees web-page

    Open Origin Trees page into your favorite web-browser (e.g. Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge, etc.)how-to-install-origin-trees

  2. Click the install button

    Click the install button from browser’s URL bar or use the one from the app title bar (red rectangles on the image from step 1). Note that there are some minor differences in regards to PWA installation among different browsers like Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge and so on.

  3. Choose “Install”

    A prompt message will appear and click “Install”.
    origin-trees-install-pwa-message

  4. The Origin Trees app appears on the home screen

    The Origin Trees shortcut goes to the device home screen. In case of Desktop PC a shortcut will be placed into Start Menu as well.
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  5. Click the home screen icon to launch

    Once our PWA is installed, you are ready to use the standalone Origin Trees app.

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