Does OptinMonster Work on Mobile?

A common question is, “Does OptinMonster work on mobile?”

Historically, our answer has been, “Yes, OptinMonster is now mobile responsive. To optimize the mobile experience, OptinMonster allows you to create a mobile-specific optin. You can access this new optin type only if you have a Pro License or higher.”

What about those with a basic license or a plus license? Can they utilize the mobile responsiveness of OptinMonster? Yes! Now, OptinMonster has become even more mobile responsive!

Manually Trigger Lightbox on Mobile

Now, if you have a lightbox optin, you can have it load on mobile if you create a manual trigger, such as a button or an image.

If you click the example here, you will see it load on your mobile device: Manually Triggered Optin that Loads on Mobile!

Difference Between Manual Trigger and Mobile Optin

Some users may be wondering, what is the difference between the Manual Trigger and Mobile Optin?

Popup on a mobile device
Manually Triggered Lightbox
Mobile Specific Popup
Mobile Specific Optin

Mobile optins bring the full benefits of an OptinMonster optin to the mobile device; the time delays and pre-made mobile templates comes only with the mobile-specifc optin.

The Mobile Optin grants you full customization and design (including Canvas), along with page-level targeting.

Therefore, if you are operating on a budget, you can use a basic license and connect a well-designed button to manually trigger your lightbox optin.

However, if you want more comprehensive design, precision reporting, and auto-loading, then upgrade to a Pro License and begin dramatically increasing your subscriber base.

Kevin Gates is on our Technical Support team, where he also writes user documentation and manages affiliates. In his free time, he seeks to expand his web development capabilities and he often volunteers for the Charis Foundation or he is learning Romanian.


  1. Belinda Irvine says:

    Given the new Google pop-up rules, how can I ensure our pop-up doesn’t appear on mobile devices? We have a standard account

    1. Mary Fernandez Mary Fernandez says:

      If you use OptinMonster, then you are already compliant with Google’s new rules. See this post for more information: The New Google Mobile Friendly Rules for Popups (and How They Affect OptinMonster).

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