Can I run other apps within Kiosk Pro?

No, while we can definitely see why many users would find this functionality useful, this is not possible in iOS. Kiosk Pro is a modified version of Apple's UIWebView browser and, as such, it supports viewing of .html webpages and other certain types of content files (like .pdfs), but not other apps.

One iOS app cannot run other iOS apps as third-party apps are 'sandboxed' by Apple (meaning that no third-party app is able to access the information of another third-party app) for security reasons.

In iOS, while it is possible for one app to launch another, the initial app is then moved to the background or exited and then cannot resume control of the screen without user action.

In our Plus and Enterprise versions, we do provide a way to "link out" to other iOS apps by allowing you to specify certain apps by custom URI scheme. In this scenario, once another app is launched it then has control of the device; you must be able to return the user to Kiosk Pro, either through a call built into the app you are linking to or manually. Since this has become less viable in recent versions of iOS with changes to the Notification Center, we have deprecated this feature - more information on this is available here.

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