Some CommCare features are turned off by default—these are called Add-Ons and Feature Previews. However, advanced app builders can take advantage of the functionality provided by these features by turning them on in their project space. Read on for instructions to do so.
- They will often require more technical expertise than most features
- The UI may change over time without any warning or communication as our developers work to improve the feature
- There may be very limited documentation or support available for these features
Managing Feature Previews
Previews are controlled per-project space.
To turn on a Feature Preview go to Project Settings -> Feature Previews
Click the box next to the feature you want to enable and then click on Update Previews.
Add-ons are controlled per application.
To enable Add-Ons, proceed to the Applicatons Settings page. Then select the Add-Ons tab:
You can then select the button with three lines on the right hand side. There are 4 options in this drop down that categorize the various Add-Ons you can add. Selecting one will cause the appropriate field:
Be sure to select Save to enable the add-ons once you have chosen the ones you want for your application. Add-Ons can be turned on or off at any time.