The Pulse: Never miss a beat with one-touch phone access!

Can’t get enough of The Pulse?

One-touch access is available on your smartphone – ensuring you never miss our daily news updates, videos and event listings!

If you’ve got an iPhone or Android, one-touch access to takes less than 20 seconds to set up. Here’s how.

If you’ve got an iPhone:

  1. Open up Safari and open
  2. At the bottom of the screen (on the taskbar) you’ll see an icon depicting an upwards arrow that looks like it’s trying to get away from a square.
  3. If you managed to tap that button successfully, you’ll have a few options. Tap ‘Add to Homescreen’ on the bottom row.
  4. Choose a name for the icon in the upper field where the curser is flashing. Type in whatever you like. (Suggestion: ‘The Pulse’). Tap ‘Add’ on the top right.
  5. Visit your home screen, flick through your apps and The Pulse icon will be ready for you!

If you’ve got an android:

  1. Open Firefox for Android and go to
  2. Press the Menu button (either below the screen on some devices or at the top-right corner of the browser), then tap on Page.
  3. Tap ‘Add to Home Screen’. Your shortcut should now appear on your home screen!

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