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Access the Beta Environment for the Workfront Mobile App

You can sign up to be a beta tester for the Workfront mobile app. The beta version of the mobile app includes the latest features that we are currently working on and which we will eventually deliver to the generally available app. 

For more information about what mobile devices and operating systems we support for the Workfront mobile app, see the "Supported Mobile Devices and Operating Systems" section on "Workfront Mobile App Overview."

Supported Mobile Devices and Apps for the Beta Environment

You do not need special permissions to download the beta version of the mobile app. If you have a Workfront account, you can access Workfront from your mobile device after you install the Workfront mobile apps. This includes installing and using the beta version of the mobile app. 

The following Workfront apps are not available in beta versions:

  • The Workfront View mobile app, which is only supported on iPads.
  • The Workfront Proof mobile app.  

Install the Workfront Beta App on Android Devices

Install the Workfront Beta App for Android from the Google Play Store

Whether you currently have the Workfront mobile app on your Android device or not, do the following to sign up for the beta version: 

  1. Access the Play Store app on your Android device.
  2. Search for Workfront, then tap it when it appears in the list.
  3. Scroll towards the middle of the page, then tap Join now in the  Become a beta tester section. 
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  4. Tap Join to confirm that you want to be a beta tester. 
    It takes a few minutes to be acknowledged as a beta user. You should receive a confirmation on the screen that the process of signing you up is in progress.
    After the progress completes, you receive a confirmation that you are now a beta user.
    The word "Beta" appears after the name of your app in the Play Store, indicating that you are using the beta version of the app.
    You can now start using your Workfront mobile app. 
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Install the Workfront Beta App for Android from a Link

  1. From a web or mobile browser, go to the following link:
    https://play.google.com/apps/testing/com.workfront.android.aware/join
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  2. Click Become a Tester.
  3. (Conditional) If you are not logged in to your google account, enter your google credentials that are associated with the google account on your Android device.
    You are automatically enrolled to be a tester for the Workfront beta app for Android. Any new releases for this version of the mobile app are delivered to your Android device.
  4. (Optional) Click Leave the Program then follow the steps to uninstall the beta app and reinstall the public Workfront mobile app for Android. 

Install the Workfront Beta App on iOS Devices

To install the beta version of the Workfront Mobile app you are required to have the TestFlight app installed on your device.

Install the TestFlight App on your iOS Device

  1. Open the Workfront mobile app. 
  2. Tap More in the bottom navigation bar.
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  3. Tap your name.
  4. Tap Be a Beta Tester.
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    You are redirected to the testflight.apple.com site and are asked to install the TestFlight app.
  5. Tap View to view the TestFlight app in the Apple Store.
  6. Tap Get to install TestFlight on your device, then tap Install.
  7. Tap Open, then Continue in the TestFlight app.
  8. Tap Accept to accept the Terms and Conditions of the TestFlight app.
    The TestFlight app is installed on your device. You can now install the beta version of the Workfront mobile app on your iOS device.
    For information about installing the beta version of the Workfront mobile app on and iOS device, see the "Install the Beta Version of the Workfront Mobile App on your iOS Device" section in this article.  

Install the Beta Version of the Workfront Mobile App on your iOS Device

You must have the Workfront Mobile app and the TestFlight app installed on your iOS device before you can be a beta tester for the Workfront mobile app on an iOS device. 
For information about downloading and installing the Workfront mobile app, see the "Download and Install the App" section in "Workfront Mobile App Overview."
For information about installing the TestFlight app, see the "Install the TestFlight App on Your iOS Device" section in this article.

To install the beta version of the Workfront mobile app on an iOS device for the first time or when a new update has been released for the app:

  1. Open the Workfront mobile app on your iOS device. 
  2. Tap More in the bottom navigation bar.
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  3. Tap your name.
  4. Tap Be a Beta Tester.
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    The TestFlight app opens and Workfront is listed as an app available for download.
  5. Tap Accept on the Workfront app.
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  6. Tap Install.
  7. Tap Install to accept to replace the existing Workfront app on your device with a test version.
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  8. Tap Open when the install finishes.
    You are redirected to your Workfront mobile app and you are now a beta tester for Workfront. 
    An orange dot displays next to the Workfront mobile app on your home screen to indicate that the beta version app is installed on your device. 
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This article last updated on 2018-12-06 16:41:05 UTC