Add purpose member to the Web App Manifest

Chrome will use the purpose member in the Web App Manifest to determine which icon to use in the status bar for notifications for "Improved Add to Homescreen" web apps (described This is already possible for Android M+ using notification badges described in Using the "purpose" member will enable doing this for pre-M Android


Editor's draft

Status in Chromium


In development (launch bug)

Consensus & Standardization

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Last updated on 2017-09-17