Useful Apps

Last Updated on 9 August 2020

Apps worth installing

If you live in Cobourg, you might want to install these apps on your phone.

For Apple, go to the App Store and for Android, go to the Play Store and search for the names below (not including words inside brackets)

  • Lakefront Utility Services Inc (LUSI – outage info – add personal info and get usage and billing info)
  • Honk Mobile (pay parking using this app – not just Cobourg)
  • Tower Locator (find the nearest cell tower – not just Cobourg)
  • TimFinder (where is the nearest Tim Hortons, there are 4 in Cobourg – this is not the Tims ordering app – works everywhere, not just Cobourg)
  • Covid Alert – let’s you know if you’ve come in contact with a Covid-19 infected person – Details here.

Install using the usual method.

Useful web pages for phones

These are not apps but instead are web pages that are useful to have on your phone.

Open the link then add to your home screen  (instructions below)

And of course, follow local news pages

How to Create a Website Link on Your Home Screen

i-Phone

  • Open Safari.
  • Navigate to the site.
  • Tap the Share icon (the square with an arrow pointing out of it) at the bottom of the screen.
  • Scroll down to the list of actions and tap Add to Home Screen.

Android

  • Open your web browser
  • Navigate to the site
  • Access drop-down menu (three dots at top right of screen)
  • Scroll down to the list of actions and tap Add to Home Screen.