Create and Publish your Mobile App
  • Updated on 03 Jan 2020
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In this article, we will learn about how to create and publish the Mobile App (available only for Android platform) for your training portal.

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For setting up the mobile app for your trianing portal, you will need to request for a mobile APK from Microsoft and setup your Google Playstore account. You’ll also be required to share release manager access with Microsoft to enable automatic updates to the mobile app.

Steps to create Mobile App for the training portal

  1. Visit Microsoft Community Traininig Helpdesk.
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  2. Click on Sign in on the top-left corner of the homepage. Use your Azure AD or Social accounts to register and sign in.

  3. Click on Create Support Ticket and enter the following values:

    Field Description
    Title Enter "Request a Mobile App"
    Type Select "Request”
    Subject Select "Mobile App"
    Description Provide the color code in HEX format for the primary color.
Note
The primary color will be used in your mobile app as shown in the image at the start of the article. For e.g. Orange.
  1. Create a zip file with the following assets and attach it to the form.

    • App icon with the following dimensions (in pixels): 48x48, 72x72, 96x96, 144x144. The icon on the phone screen used to launch the app is the app icon.
    • Splash screen logo with the following dimensions (in pixels): 150x150, 225x225, 300x3000, 450x450. The screen that appears when the app opens is the splash screen, shown below.
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    • Here is sample zip file for reference.

    mobile-assets.zip

  2. That's all! You’ll receive a link on your contact email address to download the mobile APK from our support team (in 2-3 business days).

Steps to publish your mobile app to the playstore

Before you begin

  1. Follow the steps above for creating your mobile app and ensure you have received the download link to your Mobile APK from Microsoft.

  2. Sign up on Google Play console in order to publish your app on Google Playstore.

Steps to publish your mobile app

  1. Download the mobile APK to your computer from the email you received from our support team, after creating your Mobile App.

  2. Follow the instructions given here to upload and publish your APK on the Google Play Store.

  3. Once you have uploaded and published your APK, navigate to Settings -> Users & Permissions.
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  4. Click on “Invite New User”.
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  5. Enter the email address as sangamdeployments@gmail.com.
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  6. Leave Access Expiry date as Never.

  7. Select the role as Release Manager.

  8. Choose your mobile app from Choose an App dropdown.

  9. Click on Send Invitation.

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