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<p class="note">'''Mobile app latest''': The ''Moodle Mobile'' app (developed on HTML5 and Phonegap)  is replacing the old mobile app for iPhone, ''My Moodle''.</p>
 
<p class="note">'''Mobile app latest''': The ''Moodle Mobile'' app (developed on HTML5 and Phonegap)  is replacing the old mobile app for iPhone, ''My Moodle''.</p>
  
== What is the app used for ==
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== Features ==
The app offers few features which have for advantage to be done quicker than on the Moodle site or to be done offline.
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* upload a picture into your private file area
* upload a picture into your private file (so you can use it in the file picker straight away)
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* record an audio file and upload it into your private file area
* record an audio file and upload into your private file (so you can use it in the file picker straight away)
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* send a private message to a course participant (can be done offline)
* send a private message to a student/teacher (faster than in Moodle + it works offline)
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* take a personal note about a course participant (can be done offline)
* take a personal/reminder note about someone else (faster than in Moodle + it works offline)
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* add a course participant to your phone contact
* add someone to your phone contact (you don’t need to copy/type details manually)
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* call a course participant touching the phone number
* call someone touching the phone number (you don’t need to copy/type the number in your dialapp)
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* locate a course participant address on Google map
* locate someone address on Google map (you don’t need to copy/type the address in the map)
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* download a PDF/DOC/Image/HTML resource
* view a PDF/DOC/Image/HTML resource (some resources can be downloaded to be used offline on your phone)
 
  
 
==Moodle sites must be enabled for the app to access them==
 
==Moodle sites must be enabled for the app to access them==

Revision as of 03:05, 22 March 2013

Mobile app latest: The Moodle Mobile app (developed on HTML5 and Phonegap) is replacing the old mobile app for iPhone, My Moodle.

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 a PDF/DOC/Image/HTML resource

Moodle sites must be enabled for the app to access them

The administrator of your Moodle site (which must be version 2.4 or later) must enable mobile access as follows:

  1. In Settings > Site administration > Advanced features tick the 'Enable web services' checkbox, then click the button to save changes
  2. In Site administration > Plugins > Web services > Mobile tick the 'Enable web services for mobile devices' checkbox, then click the button to save changes. (Ticking the 'Enable web services' checkbox should enable this also, but doesn't always.)

Installing the mobile app

Android: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.moodle.moodlemobile

iOS: Coming soon

Connecting to your Moodle site

Browsing courses

Information coming soon...

Uploading photos and audio

Information coming soon...

Managing multiple Moodle sites

Notifications

Currently not available



Settings

Information coming soon...

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.

How to report a bug

  1. Log in to the Moodle Tracker (you'll need to create a tracker account if you've not done so previously)
  2. Check whether the issue has already been reported by searching
  3. If not, report the bug by clicking the 'Create Issue' link at the top right of the page, selecting 'Moodle Mobile' as the project
  4. Add a detailed description then click the Create button
  5. 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 -> 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)

See also