How do I download new apps to my Portal?

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After you set up your Portal, you'll have a selection of apps already installed and a selection of apps available for download. Some apps may require additional account login, registration, or payment. App availability differs based on the location where you use Portal. See portal.facebook.com/usage for more information.

To add new apps to your Portal:

  1. From Apps orHome, tap Apps.
  2. Tap Add next to the app you'd like to download.

To add new websites:

You can use your Portal browser to visit websites on your Portal. You can add popular websites to Home and shortcuts to these websites will show up next to your apps.

  1. From Apps orHome, tap Apps .
  2. Tap Websites, then tap Add next to the website you'd like to add to Home.

Learn more about how to use the browser on Portal.

Note: Some apps may require additional account login, registration, or payment.

Over the next few months we are updating how your Portal’s home screen looks. Learn more about the new home screen.


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Last updated April 6, 2021
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