How do I add OKX widget on my phone?

Published on Aug 15, 2023Updated on Apr 11, 20246 min read1,866

On Android

OKX offers a wide variety of widgets on Android. These are as below:

  • Homescreen widget: Keep track of the price movements of your selected trading pairs
  • Floating widget: Monitor price movements of your selected trading pairs, or your open positions' PnL even if you're using other apps

Settings and features vary by device and Android version. The steps might be different on your phone.

How do I add homescreen widget?

  1. Long press on the screen
  2. Select Widget at the bottom
  3. Scroll over and locate OKX
  4. Select the widget type you prefer
  5. Select the settings icon to edit the watchlist

How do I add floating widget?

  • Market Tracker
  1. Open OKX app
  2. Select any trading pair from homescreen to enter the chart page
  3. Select More at bottom right corner
  4. Select Market Tracker
  5. Turn on Floating Window toggle
  6. Select Add to add the trading pair(s) you would like to track. You should be able to see an OKX widget on the screen edge.
    • You might be prompted to authorize permission to Display over other apps, allow it to continue.
      Note: in case you have skipped the prompt, you may find this toggle from Settings > Apps > Menu > Special access > Appear on top > Make sure toggle is on for OKX.
  7. Select Save after the selection is done
  8. (Optional) Select Preferences to configure the look & feel of the widget
  9. Drag the floating widget to the desired area on your device screen
  • Positions Tracker
  1. Open OKX app
  2. Enter the trade page
  3. Select the More (⋯) button at the top right corner
  4. Select Settings
  5. Select Positions Tracker
  6. Turn on Positions Tracker toggle
  7. You should be able to see an OKX widget on the screen edge.
    • You might be prompted to authorize permission to Display over other apps, allow it to continue.
      Note: in case you've skipped the prompt, you may find this toggle from Settings > Apps > Menu > Special access > Appear on top > Make sure the toggle is on for OKX.
  8. (Optional) Select Preferences to configure the look & feel of the widget
  9. Drag the floating widget to the desired area on your device screen

We recommend Android users make these setting changes to ensure widget display data is refreshed promptly. Actual setting steps may vary by device. The methods are as below:

  • Disable battery optimization via Settings > Battery > Battery optimizations > Don't optimize
  • Keep apps running in the background via Settings > OKX app > allow Background Activity
  • Lock the OKX App to keep it running in the background. Firstly, access the recent apps area, locate the OKX app. Swipe down or tap and hold the preview of the app, select the Lock icon in the pop-up menu.

On iOS

OKX offers a wide variety of widgets on iOS. These are as below:

  • Homescreen widget
    • Hot: Featuring top traded trading pair(s)
    • Favourites: Displaying the list of tokens you favorited at OKX
    • Position: Displaying open positions and the PnL of your derivatives trades
    • Watchlist: Track the price movements of your selected trading pair(s)
  • Lockscreen widget
    • Watchlist: Track the price movements of your selected trading pair(s)
    • Spot: Track the price movement of a spot trading pair
    • Perpetuals: Track the price movement of a perpetual trading pair

Note:

  • From app version v6.39.0 onwards, we no longer support Today View market tracker widget as Apple will be deprecating this widget.
  • Due to iOS restrictions, the widget may not display real-time crypto prices.

How do I add homescreen widget?

You may choose to add the widget on any home screen page or on the widget page (Swipe right from homescreen, it requires you to unlock the phone to perform the add action). Your device needs to be on iOS 14 or above.

  1. Long press on homescreen, select +
    CT-mobile-ios-widgetfaq-1The first step is by clicking the + symbol.
  2. Search OKX
  3. Select the preferred widget type and select Add Widget
    CT-mobile-ios-widgetfaq-2OKX widget is ready to be added at the Add Widget button.
  4. Drag and drop the widget to the desired position
  5. For watchlist widgets, you may edit the trading pair(s) by tapping on the widget
    CT-mobile-ios-widgetfaq-3aSelect Edit Widget to edit the trading pair(s).
    CT-mobile-ios-widgetfaq-3bSelect a trading pair from the list, or utilize the search function.
  6. Select Done to finish

How do I add lock screen widget?

You may choose to add the widget from the lock screen (unlock required) or via the notification center. Your device needs to be on iOS 16 or above.

  1. Long press on the screen
  2. Select Customise at the bottom, select Lock Screen
  3. Select the Add widgets area
    CT-mobile-ios-widgetfaq-4Use the Add Widgets feature to customise the lock screen.
  4. Scroll down the list and look for OKX
  5. Select the type of widget that you'd like to add
    CT-mobile-ios-widgetfaq-5Use the Add Widget feature to customise the lock screen.
  6. Edit the trading pairs by selecting on the widget
    CT-mobile-ios-widgetfaq-6aSelect OKX widget to proceed to the next phase.
    CT-mobile-ios-widgetfaq-6bCustomize the trading pair(s) you want to view on your lock screen. Options may vary depending on the widget type.
    CT-mobile-ios-widgetfaq-6cSelect the trading pair that you want to feature.
  7. Select Done after the edits