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On the "Settings" page in the app builder, you will see a variety of advanced settings. Many of them are only accessible through clicking the list icon button to the right of the "saved"/"save" button at the top of the page. Each setting configures the mobile . application in a different way. After you update settings for your app, you have to make a new build, for the settings to take effect.  Please note only "Basic" settings apply to CloudCareWeb Apps.

Data and Sharing (Basic)

Case Sharing - whether to enable the sharing of cases between groups of users.  More Info

Web App - whether to enable the web-based version of the application.  More Info

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Build Settings

CommCare Sense - Enable the special CommCare Mobile user interface for low-literate users.  More InfoCommCare Version - The version of CommCare you want to use.  Note that Android phones will use the version of CommCare that you installed from the Google Play store - this setting will not have an effect.  The only exception is if your CommCare version from the Google Play store is a lower/older version than this setting, it will not be compatible.  Make sure that this setting is at or below the CommCare version you have from the Google Play store. We recommend you always use the latest version of CommCare.

Auto Update Frequency - How frequently the app should check for updates made to the applications.  It will look for the latest starred version of your application.

Unsent Form Limit - The number of unsent forms you can have on the phone before highlighting the number of unsent forms in red warning text 

Multimedia Validation - Whether to require that all multimedia files be present on the phone before starting a newly-installed application.  Note that this validation will not run if the application remotely updates. More info

Auto-Sync Frequency - How often the application should automatically sync with the server.

Unsynced Time Limit - How long the application can go without syncing with the server before highlighting the sync message in red warning text

Multimedia Validation - Whether to require that all multimeda files be present on the phone before starting a newly-installed application.  Note that this validation will not run if the application remotely updates.

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Java Phone General Settings

Send Data Over HTTP - Choose whether to send data securely over HTTPS or not (applies to Java phones only)

Java Phone Platform - The kind of Java phone you want to run the application on.  For QWERTY keyboard phones, choose generic.

Admin Password - The password for the admin login feature.  Please note the "Password Format" setting and ensure your chosen admin password matches this format.

Password Format - Whether to allow alphanumeric passwords on the phone vs. numeric only. 

Allow User Registration from Phone - Whether you want to be able to register a user from the mobile application with a custom form vs. CommCareHQ only 

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Sync Mode - Whether the application can receive information from the server ("Two-way Sync") or only send information to the server ("Push Only").  Enabling Case Sharing will automatically enable Two-way Sync. If set to "Push Only", the Auto-Sync Frequency and Unsynced Time Limit settings will have no effect.

Password Format - Whether to allow alphanumeric passwords on the phone vs. numeric only. 


Java Phone User Interface Settings

CommCare Sense - Enable the special CommCare Mobile user interface for low-literate users.  More Info

Extra Key Action - What the 'Extra Key' (# on Nokia Phones) does when pressed. Language cycles through any available translations. Audio plays the question's audio if available. NOTE: If audio is selected, a question's audio will not be played by default when the question is displayed."

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Auto Capture Location - Application will automatically capture GPS coordinates in forms without the user having to do anything. More info

Login Duration - Length of time after which you will be logged out automatically

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titleThe features below require a CommCare Software Plan

The following options require a Advanced or Enterprise software plan. For more details, see the CommCare Software Plan page.

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