15Nov, 2017
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How To Open Google Maps From The Kizeo Forms App

This article of Tips and Tricks is only available for Android mobile devices.

When you send pre-filled data from the platform to a mobile user in the field (what we also call push), the mobile user can see this data on a map on his mobile device and open Google Maps straight away to start a route for instance.

  • First, make sure that you put the correct settings. In order to do so, click the options button of your form, then click the History tab and select your element within the Latitude and Longitude scroll bars (see image below).

Settings to open Google Maps form digital form

 

  • Go to your platform to send your pre-filled data (push) > Data tab > Fill out form. Don’t forget to enter your GPS coordinates so that the pushed data can appear on the map.

Sending push from the platform

  • Your mobile user on the field receive the pre-filled data on his mobile device. By opening his App and clicking the Reception button, then the Map tab, he will be able to see the pushed data on a map:

See pushed data on a map

– By clicking the name of the data (in our example: Sales visit report), a Google Maps icon will appear. Click it and then the Google Maps App will open up. From there, you can start a route if needed.

Pre-filled data on a map


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