Alibaba’s UC Browser is the 4th most popular browser followed by Chrome, Safari, and Firefox respectively. Whereas it ranks 2nd in the market share in India. With a considerable amount of traffic flowing in from UC browser, iZooto is now supporting push notifications on UC browser.
Now, the users browsing your website using UC browser can subscribe to web push notifications as well. Which means that you can now reach out to a wider audience with your notifications.
What is it that you need to do?
You don't have to make any changes from your end for the opt-in to start appearing on UC browser.
Note: Web push notification support on UC browser is currently in private beta and we are onboarding select customers only. You can get in touch with us to join the beta list.
By including yourself in the beta list, your visitors coming from the UC browser will see the subscription prompt when they visit your website.
Here is how subscription prompt on UC Browser appears on mobile-
The subscription prompt on mobile will appear at the bottom of the screen.
Note: Push notifications are supported on UC browser starting from version 12 and above.
How a notification looks like on UC browser-
Browser, device, and Os supporting Push Notifications
Follow-up Releases will have
1. Browser wise subscriber count on the dashboard.
2. Full support with pushing notifications to subscribers of the browsers will be released with the transition to FCM from GCM. FCM transition will start rolling out from next month.
If you have any queries, just ping us on chat :)