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== How can I use Moodle on mobile devices? ==
 
== How can I use Moodle on mobile devices? ==
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There are currently 3 main ways to use Moodle on mobile devices:
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# Users can open Moodle sites in their mobile web browers (not recommended).
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# Users can download native apps for their mobile devices.
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# Admins can configure their Moodle site to be Mobile-accessible through server extensions.
  
There are two ways to use Moodle on a mobile device, you can pay for or download a native app for your cellular device (currently the only native Moodle app is planned for release by [http://www.Moodletouch.com www.Moodletouch.com] in April 2010), or you can configure your Moodle site to be Mobile accessible by using one of the available plug-ins.
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=== Mobile Apps ===
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* [http://www.moodletouch.com MoodleTouch] (aka ''mTouch'') for iOS, created by Ali OzGur.
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* [http://mpage.hk/ mPage] for iOS and Android (work in progress), created by Mass Media HK.
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* [http://codeguild.org/app/mbot/ Mbot] for Android, created by Code Guild.
  
=== Native Apps: ===
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=== Server-side ===
* [http://www.moodletouch.com MTouch] created by Ali OzGur (available April 2010)
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* [http://www.mobilemoodle.org/momo18/ MoMo] (Moodle for Mobiles) - Requires a server extension and a client app; supports most mobile OSes including Symbian.
* [http://mpage.hk/ mPage] created by Mass Media, HK (available May 24, 2010)
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* [http://mle.sourceforge.net MLE-Moodle] - Allows course designers to make a separate set of Moodle pages for mobile users.
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* [http://code.google.com/p/moodbile/ Moodbile] - Reference implementation of Moodle Web Services. Under development.
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* [http://iphone.moodle.com.au iPhone4Moodle] - Under development.
  
=== Web apps: ===
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== See also ==
* [http://iphone.moodle.com.au iPhone4Moodle] (available 2010)
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* [[Development:Mobile app]]
* Moodle for Mobiles: [http://www.mobilemoodle.org/momo18/ MoMo]
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* [[Moodle for Mobiles]] is designed to work with mobile phones in Japan.
* [http://code.google.com/p/moodbile/ Moodbile]
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* [[Moodle_for_Mobiles#Creating_Mobile_Learning_Tutorials_for_iPhone.2FiPod_Touch|Creating Mobile Learning Tutorials for iPhone/iPod Touch]]
* [http://mle.sourceforge.net MLE-Moodle] - MLE-Moodle is a plugin for Moodle, which adds mLearning functionality to this open-source eLearning system.
 
  
== Which platforms are supported? ==
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=== Moodle.org Forum Discussion ===
 
 
=== iPhone ===
 
 
* [http://moodle.org/mod/forum/discuss.php?d=104599 Moodle Mobile for iPhone]
 
* [http://moodle.org/mod/forum/discuss.php?d=104599 Moodle Mobile for iPhone]
* [[Moodle_for_Mobiles#Creating_Mobile_Learning_Tutorials_for_iPhone.2FiPod_Touch|Creating Mobile Learning Tutorials for iPhone/iPod Touch]]
 
 
=== Android ===
 
 
* [http://moodle.org/mod/forum/discuss.php?d=134778 Moodle on Android]
 
* [http://moodle.org/mod/forum/discuss.php?d=134778 Moodle on Android]
 
=== Twitter ===
 
 
* [http://moodle.org/mod/forum/discuss.php?d=104949 Twitter plug-in for Moodle]
 
* [http://moodle.org/mod/forum/discuss.php?d=104949 Twitter plug-in for Moodle]
 
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* [http://moodle.org/mod/forum/view.php?id=7798 Moodle for mobile forum]
== See also: ==
 
 
 
* [[Development:Mobile app]]
 
* [[Moodle for Mobiles]] is designed to work with mobile phones in Japan.
 
* Using Moodle [http://moodle.org/mod/forum/view.php?id=7798 Moodle for mobile forum]
 
 
 
Using Moodle forum discussions:
 
 
* [http://moodle.org/mod/forum/discuss.php?d=31895 Moodle for Mobiles Quiz code released]  
 
* [http://moodle.org/mod/forum/discuss.php?d=31895 Moodle for Mobiles Quiz code released]  
 
* [http://moodle.org/mod/forum/discuss.php?d=31895&parent=185847 Re: Customised Scripts -Moodle for Mobiles projects use of]  
 
* [http://moodle.org/mod/forum/discuss.php?d=31895&parent=185847 Re: Customised Scripts -Moodle for Mobiles projects use of]  
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* [http://moodle.org/mod/forum/discuss.php?d=141815 Comparisons and Advocacy > Mobile Moodle]
 
* [http://moodle.org/mod/forum/discuss.php?d=141815 Comparisons and Advocacy > Mobile Moodle]
 
* [http://moodle.org/mod/forum/discuss.php?d=162872 Proposal for Supporting Mobile Themes and Browser Detection]
 
* [http://moodle.org/mod/forum/discuss.php?d=162872 Proposal for Supporting Mobile Themes and Browser Detection]
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* [http://moodle.org/mod/forum/discuss.php?d=123331 Emulators for mobile platforms]
  
Miscellaneous
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=== Other Links ===
 
* [http://yuiblog.com/blog/2008/02/06/iphone-cacheability/ YUI blog post on how to optimise for the iPhone's cache]
 
* [http://yuiblog.com/blog/2008/02/06/iphone-cacheability/ YUI blog post on how to optimise for the iPhone's cache]
 
* [http://www.mobilestudy.org/moodle/mobilequiz/ Moodle Mobile Quiz]
 
* [http://www.mobilestudy.org/moodle/mobilequiz/ Moodle Mobile Quiz]
* [http://www.mobilemoodle.org/ Mobile Moodle (MOMO)]
 
* [http://moodle.org/mod/forum/discuss.php?d=123331 Emulators for mobile platforms]
 
  
 
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[[Category:FAQ]]
  
 
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[[fr:Moodle pour les mobiles]]

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How can I use Moodle on mobile devices?

There are currently 3 main ways to use Moodle on mobile devices:

  1. Users can open Moodle sites in their mobile web browers (not recommended).
  2. Users can download native apps for their mobile devices.
  3. Admins can configure their Moodle site to be Mobile-accessible through server extensions.

Mobile Apps

  • MoodleTouch (aka mTouch) for iOS, created by Ali OzGur.
  • mPage for iOS and Android (work in progress), created by Mass Media HK.
  • Mbot for Android, created by Code Guild.

Server-side

  • MoMo (Moodle for Mobiles) - Requires a server extension and a client app; supports most mobile OSes including Symbian.
  • MLE-Moodle - Allows course designers to make a separate set of Moodle pages for mobile users.
  • Moodbile - Reference implementation of Moodle Web Services. Under development.
  • iPhone4Moodle - Under development.

See also

Moodle.org Forum Discussion

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