Filamente for iOS New Version Available – V2.7.0

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Simple, intuitive way to interact with Microsoft SharePoint from your iPad or iPhone. Have full functionality for SharePoint activities at your fingertips while you’re on the go.

Filamente for iOS v2.7.0 is available with the following enhancements.

– Support for Offline Editing (Beta)

: Offline Editing Beta is available with 2.7.0. With this new feature, you can add or edit a SharePoint item or upload files to your SharePoint site even at when you do not have access to Internet via the Offline Editing feature. The Offline Editing feature is enabled by default.

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– Support for background sync/fetch

: For Offline Editing enabled items, you can enable background data sync/fetch and get notification on data fetching status from Filamente via Notification of iOS.

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– Support for notification when an item is added or updated (Beta)

: If you are using background sync/fetch for Offline Editing enabled items, you can set up notification on data fetching status from Filamente. Once sync/fetch is finished you will get notice from Notification of iOS.

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– Other bug fixes and UI enhancements

 

Here is the link to iTunes Store

 

Happy Filamenting!

Filamente Team at Aircreek, Inc.

[Tutorial] How to Receive Notifications When SharePoint Items Have Been Added Or Updated

Once a SharePoint list or folder is marked as “Offline Sync,” the Filamente app will notify you for when a SharePoint item has been added or updated on the iOS Notification Center. When you tap a notification item, you will be brought to the selected SharePoint list or document library.

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To receive notifications for a SharePoint list or a sub folder, you need to mark the list or sub folder as “Offline Sync.” To do so, please perform the following steps:

  1. From Workspace, navigate to your SharePoint site
  2. Tap “Offline Sync” icon for a SharePoint list that you would like to sync. (If you would like to sync a sub folder, navigate to a sub folder and perform press-and-hold)
  3. Enable Offline Sync
  4. Tap Save

 

To enable or disable notifications

If you want to disable notifications, please perform the following steps:

  1. From your iOS home screen, go to Settings
  2. Tap Notifications
  3. Scroll down to find the Filamente icon
  4. Tap the Filamente icon
  5. Disable Allow Notifications.

[Tutorial] How to Edit SharePoint Contents With No Internet Connection

The Offline Edit feature is available as a beta with the release of Filamente v2.7.0. With this feature, you can add or edit a SharePoint item or upload files to your SharePoint site even when you do not have access to Internet via the Offline Edit feature. The Offline Edit feature is enabled by default.

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To enable or disable the Offline Edit feature, please perform the following steps:

  1. Launch the Filamente app
  2. Go to Settings
  3. Enable or disable Offline Edit (Beta) under the Offline Sync section.

[Tutorial] How to Enable Background App Refresh to Download SharePoint Items Background

Overview

When a SharePoint list or folder is marked as “Offline Sync,” the Filamente app can retrieve the SharePoint contents even when the app is running on the background. To use the feature, please enable offline sync for a SharePoint list or folder and verify that Background App Refresh is enabled for the Filamente app.

How To Enable Offline Sync

To configure offline sync for a SharePoint list or folder, please perform the following steps:

  1. From Workspace, navigate to your SharePoint site
  2. Tap “Offline Sync” icon for a SharePoint list that you would like to sync. (If you would like to sync a sub folder, navigate to a sub folder and perform press-and-hold)
  3. Enable Offline Sync
  4. Tap Save

 

How To Verify Background App Refresh

If the Background App Refresh feature does not work, please the following steps to verify that Background App Refresh is enabled for the Filamente app:

  1. Settings > General
  2. Tap Background App Refresh
  3. Verify that the Background App Refresh is enabled
  4. Scroll down to fine the Filamente app
  5. Verify that the background app refresh is enabled

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