Jquery mobile: How to show popup only when first loading the page?

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http://stackoverflow.com – I started developing my first mobile app using jquery mobile. So far it has been going nicely, but I am not able to solve a specific popup behaviour. What I want it for a popup to show once the user loads the app. This popup should be similar to a add to home popup like you see in many apps. It is intended to point the users direction to the fixed footer with some important buttons. I managed to insert this popup and open it on page load, but there are two things I am not able to do. My popup loads and disappears, which I want, and that is all OK. However, once you reload the page, or nav (HowTos)