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- Note: If you have multimedia, download your multimedia zip file from CommCareHQ, plug in your phone to a computer and copy the zip file to the phone.
- Open CommCare (Applications -> CommCare)
- Choose the Enter URL option (recommended) or use the barcode scanner to scan the application QR code on CommCareHQ
- Enter the App Code for your application (or scan the QR code)
- Choose Begin Install
- Phone will connect to the internet and download your application
- If you have multimedia, you will prompted about missing multimedia. Press the Settings -> Install Multimedia
- Choose the folder button and find the multimedia zip file you copied to the phone
- Multimedia should validate correctly
There are many free Android applications that can be useful to the phone's users. Here are some favorites:
- FocusMDMFocusMDM - Focus is our in-house mobile device management tool which can be used to block apps, track time used on each app, remotely install and update apps, and lots more. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more info, or see the Focus Confluence Page
- App Lock - app locks can be a good way to prevent use of specific applications. App Lock by Dmobile works particularly well (https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.domobile.applock&hl=en). Note that the app called "Smart App Protector" prompts the user to enter a passcode even when a background process is launched, which can be distracting.
- Nova Launcher - allows removing extra home screens if default Android launcher doesn't. https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.teslacoilsw.launcher&hl=en
- Kid's Shell - safe launcher - lock down the phone to only selected apps with simple home screen. https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.whisperarts.kidsshell
- MobiLock Kiosk Lockdown - put phone into kiosk mode, with limited access. https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.promobitech.mobilock&hl=en
- SureLock Kiosk Lockdown - same as MobiLock, untested. https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.gears42.surelock