Mediafly DocumentationApps: mobile, Windows/Mac & web viewer iOSSmart Banners - Opening content links (iOS)

Smart Banners - Opening content links (iOS)

When opening either a shared or notification link on an iOS device a Smart Banners will appear at the top of the screen. The Smart Banner will give the option to download the iOS app or, if you already have it on your device, open the iOS app to the identified piece of content. Smart Banners work for iOS 7.1.x and greater

Here is a Smart Banner

Here is a Smart Banner

OPEN means that you have the iOS app on your device

Tap OPEN to launch the content in the iOS app

Tap OPEN to launch the content in the iOS app

View means that you do not have the iOS app on your device

Tap View to launch the App Store and download the iOS app

Tap View to launch the App Store and download the iOS app

Using View, will not take you to the identified piece of content. Once the app is downloaded, however, you can click the original link again to see the OPEN option.

View takes you directly to the app's iOS listing in the App Store

View takes you directly to the app's iOS listing in the App Store

BE CAREFUL - It is very easy to permanently deactivate Smart Banners

BE CAREFUL - It is very easy to permanently deactivate Smart Banners

If you close out of a Smart Banner via the "X" next to the app icon, they will become deactivated and will not appear again, for any content in the app.

**It is worth noting that we had to adapt Smart Banners from their original intent, in order to provide this solution. As such, there is some side effects: easy deactivation, View, not taking you to identified content, etc...