Buoy Assistant is available on any internet-connected device via a web browser. There is no app to download, but we do offer a “Progressive Web App” (PWA) that mimics an app experience and allows you to save Buoy Assistant to your phone or tablet's home screen for easy access.

Apple Devices (iPhone or iPad):

Follow these steps or skip straight to our video tutorial below

  1. In the Safari browser, access the custom URL for your Buoy Assistant experience (provided by your employer) or if you are not utilizing Buoy Assistant through an employer, use the public website link here

  2. Tap the "Share" icon in the center of the bottom navigation bar (see the first screen in the visual below).

  3. Tap "Add to Home Screen"

  4. Tap the "Add" button in the upper-right corner of the screen, to complete the process

  5. You'll then see a "Buoy" tile appear on your device's home screen!

Android Devices:

Follow these steps or skip straight to our video tutorial below

  1. In either the Chrome or Samsung browser, open the link for your Buoy Assistant experience (provided by your employer) or if you are not utilizing Buoy Assistant through your employer, use the public website link here

  2. Select the three horizontal dots to the right of the chrome navigation bar to open the browser's menu

  3. Select "Install app" or "Add to home screen" (this may vary by browser)

  4. When a new window appears, select "Install" or "Add" and then "Add Automatically" (this may vary by browser)


If you need further assistance, chat with one of our crew members by clicking the icon in the lower-right of your screen. We currently offer live support from 7a - 5p ET, but feel free to drop us a message any time, and we’ll reply as soon as we can!

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