Freegle Mobile app

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The Freegle Mobile phone app provides access to Freegle Direct (FD) groups on Android, Apple iOS and Kindle phone and tablet devices. Supported devices:

  • Android 4.03+
  • iOS 8+ though an earlier version 0.74 of the app is available for IOS 6 and 7
  • Kindle Fire (not 1st generation)

App links

Users can find the app by searching for Freegle in their app store. These links are also available:

Sample ADMIN

ADMIN: New Freegle mobile app for Android, iPhone/iPad and Kindle

This is an ADMIN message sent to all members of Xxxx Freegle. If you no longer want to be in the group, please visit http://direct.ilovefreegle.org/unsubscribe.php

A new mobile app is now available for Freegle for smartphones and tablets here:

https://www.ilovefreegle.org/mobile/

or search for Freegle on Google Play, on the AppStore or on Amazon.

Most recent Android, iPhone, iPod, iPad and Kindle Fire devices are supported. You can sign in with your existing Freegle email and password - or using Facebook, Google or Yahoo.

The app lets you post a message and take a photo, look at what's on the group, ask for items and work with messages about your offers and requests.

Please let us know how it works and any problems, feedback, or other comments.

Xxxx Freegle moderators

Leaflets

Current issues...

  • Occasionally a first time user has a problem at startup as if JavaScript hasn't loaded

Would like to do:

  • Tell me the posts I have responded to (and any subsequent replies)

Developer versions

The Android development build can be installed by anyone with the link; installation of apps from unknown sources must be enabled

The iOS development build can only be installed on devices which are known to the developer ie where the UDID has been provided. Use iTunes to find your UDID: http://whatsmyudid.com/ or this technique http://get.udid.io/


Functionality

  • First time user: find nearest FD groups, preview items, register using Facebook, Google, Yahoo or email/password and join group
  • Existing user: Sign in using Facebook, Google, Yahoo or email/password.
  • View current posts, inc search and All/Wanted/Offers. Load new messages; Load more messages. Shows photos on post (tap to expand). Shows map (tap to open Google maps in browser). Reply (if not your post).
  • Send OFFER or REQUEST to one of your groups with optional photo. If offline, then post is queued for delivery when online.
  • My posts shows the correspondence about the posts you started (with unread messages in bold)
  • Menu provides access to all pages, inc Sign out option
  • Accessibility page lets you set text zoom
  • View and edit current settings
  • Change mail settings for a group, Leave a group, join another group, Unsubscribe completely
  • Send contact message to group owner. If offline, then message is queued for delivery when online.
  • Send App Feedback - includes the internal log.
  • Support Us options allows user to do in-app purchase which will remove the "Support Us" footer
  • "About Freegle" page
  • "Disclaimer" page
  • "How to Freegle" page
  • "Thanks" page
  • FD status report available
  • App configurable at runtime
  • Logs anonymous app use with platform info at startup

Confirmed OK devices

Android:

  • Axius Q8, 4.1.1
  • Fairphone, 4.2.2
  • Galaxy Note 3, 4.4.2
  • HTC One, 4.4.3
  • Motorola Razr I, 4.1.2
  • Nexus 7, 4.4.4 and 5.0.2
  • Tesco Hudl HT7S3, 4.2.2
  • Versus Touchpad 7, 4.0.4
  • XT1039, 4.4.4

Apple

  • iPad 2, 8.1, 8.2
  • iPhone 3GS, 6.1.6
  • iPhone 4, 8.1.2
  • iPhone 5, 8.1
  • iPhone 6, 8.1.2

Not working devices

Screenshots

Android Nexus

Viewing and replying to offers Making an offer App settings Thanks page

Android Fairphone

First time using the app Finding a group Registering or signing in Viewing and replying to offers Making an offer Replying to responses App settings Groups screen Contact us Facebook ideas screen How to Freegle About app and about Freegle Thanks page Disclaimer and Safety notice Accessibility options page

iOS iPad

Finding a group Viewing and replying to offers Making an offer Replying to responses App settings

  • 1024 x 748 pixels for landscape (without status bar) minimum
  • 1024 x 768 pixels for landscape (full screen) maximum GOT
  • 2048 x 1496 pixels for hi-res (without status bar) minimum
  • 2048 x 1536 pixels for hi-res landscape (full screen) maximum
  • 768 x 1004 pixels for portrait (without status bar) minimum
  • 768 x 1024 pixels for portrait (full screen) maximum GOT
  • 1536 x 2008 pixels for hi-res portrait (without status bar) minimum
  • 1536 x 2048 pixels for hi-res portrait (full screen) maximum

iOS 3.5-Inch Retina Display

iPhone 4, 4s

Viewing and replying to offers Making an offer

(1 required, 4 possible) one of the following sizes

  • 640 x 920 pixels for hi-res portrait (without status bar) minimum
  • 640 x 960 pixels for hi-res portrait (full screen) maximum
  • 960 x 600 pixels for hi-res landscape (without status bar) minimum
  • 960 x 640 pixels for hi-res landscape (full screen) maximum

iOS 4-Inch Retina Display

iPhone 5, 5s

Viewing and replying to offers Making an offer Replying to responses

(1 required, 4 possible) one of the following sizes

  • 640 x 1096 pixels for portrait (without status bar) minimum
  • 640 x 1136 pixels for portrait (full screen) maximum
  • 1136 x 600 pixels for landscape (without status bar) minimum
  • 1136 x 640 pixels for landscape (full screen) minimum

iOS 4.7-inch Retina Display

iPhone 6

(up to 4 optional)

  • 750 x 1334 pixels for hi-res portrait
  • 1334 x 750 pixels for hi-res landscape

iOS 5.5-inch Retina Display

iPhone 6 Plus

(up to 4 optional)

  • 1242 x 2208 pixels for hi-res portrait
  • 2208 x 1242 pixels for hi-res landscape


Thanks

Development of the app has been part funded by Cumbria County Council, the Sustain Eden project and funds donated to Freegle.

Any further donations to help with the development or improvements welcome here http://www.ilovefreegle.org/donate/