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<p class="note">'''Mobile app latest''': The ''Moodle Mobile'' app (developed on HTML5 and Phonegap) replaces the old mobile app for iPhone, ''My Moodle''. It requires Moodle 2.4 or above.</p>
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==On the move with Moodle==
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[[File:Mobile orientation.png|thumb|Access your Moodle course on your mobile]]
  
== Features ==
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With the official mobile app for Moodle, you can
  
Moodle Mobile is the Moodle official mobile application for Android and iOs. It's available in Google Play and Apple Market.
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* Browse the content of your courses, even when offline
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* Receive instant notifications of messages and other events
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* Quickly find and contact other people in your courses
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* Upload images, audio, videos and other files from your mobile device
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* Track your progress, mark tasks as complete and browse your learning plans
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* Attempt quizzes, post in forums and edit wiki pages
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* View your course grades
  
* Responsive design for phone and tablets
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... and lots more - see the full list of [[Moodle app features]].
* Upload a picture into your private file area
 
* Record an audio file and upload it into your private file area
 
* Send a private message to a course participant (can be done offline)
 
* Take a personal note about a course participant (can be done offline)
 
* Add a course participant to your phone contact
 
* Call a course participant touching the phone number
 
* Locate a course participant address on Google map
 
* Download and view some resources
 
* Quick access to your course contents
 
* Remote translation (see bellow)
 
* Remote layout/style customization (see below)
 
  
Notice that Moodle Mobile is not a replacement of the MyMobile or Bootstrap/Simple theme. Moodle Mobile offers offline contents, camera & audio features and (in a future) Push notifications.
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==Using the app==
You can use Moodle Mobile app in combination with a Mobile theme.
 
  
=== Screenshots ===
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Note: The Moodle app will ONLY work with Moodle sites that have been set up to allow it. Site admins, please see the [[Moodle app guide for admins]].
  
'''Phone'''
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Links to download the app are available in the footer and user profile pages when mobile access is enabled:
[[File:moodlemobile01.jpg]] [[File:moodlemobile02.jpg]] [[File:moodlemobile03.jpg]] [[File:moodlemobile04.jpg]] [[File:moodlemobile05.jpg]]
 
  
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{{MediaPlayer | url = https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wURqxr4eKs0 | desc = Video description}}
  
'''Tablet'''
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Teachers, for info on improving your courses for access via the app, please see [[Creating Moodle-app-friendly courses]].
[[File:moodlemobileipad01.jpg]] [[File:moodlemobileipad02.jpg]]
 
  
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==Staying up to date with new features and improvements==
  
=== Translation ===
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Follow [https://twitter.com/moodleapps @moodleapps on Twitter] for news, updates and release announcements and join the discussions in the [https://moodle.org/mod/forum/view.php?id=7798 Moodle for mobile forum] on moodle.org.
  
The app synchronizes the translation from your Moodle site. Upload to your lang/en folder (or to your moodledata/lang/mylang folder) a valid mobile.php file containing your translation, an example can be found [http://jsfiddle.net/jleyva/9AFKN/2/embedded/result/ here]
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See [[New for mobile]] and the [[:dev:Moodle Mobile release notes|Moodle app release notes]] for details of new features recently added.
  
=== Style customization ===
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==See also==
 
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* [[Moodle app FAQ]]
The app can also retrieve your custom styles from your Moodle site. Since the app is a HTML5 app, you can apply safely any CSS, CSS2 and CSS3 style.
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* [[Moodle Desktop]]
 
 
In your Moodle installation go to Plugins / Web services / Mobile and enter in the mobilecssurl field a valid URL pointing to a CSS file containing your custom styles. The original styles to override can be found here: https://github.com/moodlehq/moodlemobile/tree/master/css
 
 
 
The CSS should be placed inside your Moodle installation (in your custom theme or inside a local plugin)
 
 
 
Once the user is logged in the app, there is a periodical process that retrieves your remote CSS files for applying your custom styles.
 
 
 
Notice that on the first time a user opens the app, he will see the default "orange" style. Your custom styles will be applied once the user has added a site in the app.
 
 
 
==Moodle sites must be enabled for the app to access them==
 
 
 
Moodle 2.4 or above is mandatory.
 
 
 
The administrator of your Moodle site must enable mobile access as follows:
 
 
 
* In ''Administration > Site administration > Plugins > Web services > Mobile'' tick the 'Enable web services for mobile devices' checkbox, then click the button to save changes.
 
 
 
==Installing the mobile app==
 
 
 
Apps are available in Google Play and also Apple Store. You can install the app directly from your Mobile device, search for "Moodle Mobile" the author/owner must be "Moodle Pty Ltd"
 
 
 
Android:  https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.moodle.moodlemobile
 
 
 
iOS:  https://itunes.apple.com/es/app/moodle-mobile/id633359593
 
 
 
==Testing the app on a demo site==
 
 
 
In the login screen, type "teacher" or "student" in the Username field and click the Add button. You will be logged automatically to a Moodle demo site for testing the app.
 
 
 
== Cache ==
 
If you connect to your Moodle site and update/create/delete anything, and then go to your mobile app, the content will not be displayed. You will have to wait a couple of minutes. The cache time for the app is currently 5 minutes.
 
 
 
You can refresh the contents of the Mobile app using the refresh button (top right in the left orange menu)
 
 
 
There are developer options for purging the cache at any time (Settings -> Development)
 
 
 
==How to report a bug==
 
 
 
# Log in to the Moodle Mobile tracker  [https://tracker.moodle.org/browse/MOBILE https://tracker.moodle.org/browse/MOBILE] (you'll need to [http://tracker.moodle.org/secure/Signup%21default.jspa create a tracker account] if you've not done so previously)
 
# ''Check whether the issue has already been reported by [https://tracker.moodle.org/issues/?jql=project%20%3D%20MOBILE searching all the issues]''
 
# If not, report the bug by clicking the 'Create Issue' link at the top right of the page, selecting 'Moodle Mobile' as the project
 
# Add a detailed description then click the Create button
 
# Attach the following files to the issue by selecting 'Attach Files' in the 'More actions' dropdown menu:
 
#* 'Device information' - this can be found in the app (Settings -> Development -> Device info, you can send yourself this information by email using the e-mail button at the bottom)
 
#* App Log (''Settings -> Development -> Show Log'', again you can send yourself this information by email)
 
 
 
=== Report a bug by email ===
 
 
 
You can send us the same report by email using ''Settings -> Report a bug''. As the report is sent by email to mobile@moodle.com, the report will take more time to be filed in the tracker.
 
 
 
== See also ==
 
 
 
* [[:dev:Moodle Mobile|Moodle Mobile developer docs]]
 
* [[Mobile web services]]
 
  
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Latest revision as of 20:27, 9 September 2019

On the move with Moodle

Access your Moodle course on your mobile

With the official mobile app for Moodle, you can

  • Browse the content of your courses, even when offline
  • Receive instant notifications of messages and other events
  • Quickly find and contact other people in your courses
  • Upload images, audio, videos and other files from your mobile device
  • Track your progress, mark tasks as complete and browse your learning plans
  • Attempt quizzes, post in forums and edit wiki pages
  • View your course grades

... and lots more - see the full list of Moodle app features.

Using the app

Note: The Moodle app will ONLY work with Moodle sites that have been set up to allow it. Site admins, please see the Moodle app guide for admins.

Links to download the app are available in the footer and user profile pages when mobile access is enabled:

Video description

Teachers, for info on improving your courses for access via the app, please see Creating Moodle-app-friendly courses.

Staying up to date with new features and improvements

Follow @moodleapps on Twitter for news, updates and release announcements and join the discussions in the Moodle for mobile forum on moodle.org.

See New for mobile and the Moodle app release notes for details of new features recently added.

See also