If you have an error message, this means that Tesco’s system is blocking automatically our traffic from our default server (this is because many of you are trying to do the same). You will need to choose a different server from where to monitor the page from:
This is where things get complicated. You will need to use them to enter your credentials and get into your Tesco account. You can check our tutorial, that contains a YouTube video.
Repeat the step above for the password field by entering the password of your Tesco account and clicking, with the selector arrow to the password field on the Tesco website. (A word about passwords: your credentials are safely secured into a Google and Amazon server and only a few of our co-workers with special security credentials have access to them for troubleshooting purposes)
Click on + Add action and choose action Click and point this to the Sign in button on the Tesco website.
You are now signed into your Tesco account, you need to select which date you want to be alerted for when a delivery slot becomes available:
Click on + Add action and choose action Wait and set to 2. This will make sure the Tesco website has time to load properly every time our servers execute your actions.
Click on + Add action and choose action Click and point this to the date you want to monitor on the Tesco website.
Click on + Add action and choose action Wait and set to 2 for the same reason as above.
If you see the page with the delivery slots, it means you’ve made it. Now you just need to adjust the window size to monitor only the relevant portion of the page. We recommend the following area:
Once all is set you can click on START MONITORING! If you are new to Visualping, you will need to follow the instructions to create an account and set a password.
If you have a paying plan, just go to the frequency menu and select every hour. If you don’t have a paying account, there is a loophole (please don’t tell our developers that I am disclosing this on a blog post) and you will have to go through the false alert menu.
And that is it. Now you can wait for Visualping to do the monitoring and help you secure a delivery slot.
Update: Too many shoppers were using our system and triggered an automatic security threshold at Morrisons, Ocado, Waitrose and Asda. We are discussing with the retail chains and asking whitelist our servers as we allow shoppers to save valuable time and a good business practice.
Update 2: We have launched a special page for Tesco shoppers which avoids much of this hassle. Make sure you check it out: www.visualping.io/blog/how-to-monitor-tesco-delivery-slots-using-visualping-the-easy-way