Adding media to your posts will give your team a visual understanding of what's going on in the field. Need to document progress on a job? Simply snap some photos and post to Fieldlens. Come across an issue while walking the jobsite? You can record a video to show a loose door knob or broken hinge, for example.

Adding photos and videos to posts

From mobile:

  1. Tap the camera icon at the bottom of the post panel.
  2. To capture something new, click Take photo. Here you can toggle between the photo and video setting. 
  3. If you want to add a photo or video you took earlier, click Choose from library or Use last photo taken.
  4. Tap on Done to add to the post.

From the web:

  1. From the new post screen, click the attachment icon. 
  2. Either drag and drop your files or select a specific file you want to upload. 
  3. When you’ve made your selections, simply hit Upload.

Marking up photos in Fieldlens

Use the markup tools in the mobile and web app to call out any details in a photo that need extra attention.

Using your mobile device:

Once the photo has been taken or added, just tap the thumbnail in the post and choose Markup from the menu.

You can markup your media with a pencil or marker as well as add text, clouds, shapes, lines, and arrows. You can also crop any images you take or upload.

Using the web app:

Hover over the thumbnail of the photo(s) you’ve added to a post and click on the pencil icon. From the web, you’ll be able to crop, draw on, and add text to your images -- as well as change the orientation.

Taking voice notes

Have your hands busy? Use the mobile app to add Voice Notes to your posts - as many as you need. No typing necessary. 

  1. Tap the “...” button in the post panel.
  2. Select Voice Notes.
  3. Click the red recording button and start talking.
  4. Hit Save to add as an attachment.

You can also use talk-to-text to give your posts descriptions -- handsfree. Click New Post and into the description field and tap the microphone on the keyboard to document what you’re seeing.

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