Use Long-Press Actions From Your Homescreen

Launch directly into searching for food, scanning a barcode, or logging your weight

If you long-press on the MacroFactor icon from your phone's home screen, a menu will pop up, allowing you to launch directly into MacroFactor's barcode scanner, food search, or weight logging interface. This saves a bit of time versus loading the app, and then selecting one of these actions from the quick actions menu, or your custom toolbar.

Here’s how the long-press menu looks on iPhone:

And here’s how the long-press menu looks on Android:

For now, you can’t configure these options to enable other launch points. We selected barcode scanning, food search, and weight logging as the three default long-press actions, because those are the three most common actions users take. In the future, we may make long-press actions configurable.

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