iOS App

Redbooth’s iOS app allows you to focus on the work you need to do. A lightweight accompaniment to the web platform, the app boasts a simple interface which collects your workload in one clear view and facilitates keeping updated while on-the-go.

The default page for the app is My Tasks but you can navigate entire workspaces from the Workspace tab. You cannot create new workspaces or view workspace conversations. Note that any new workspaces or users added on the web may take a few hours to appear on the iOS app.

  • Your tasks are ordered by due date and any overdue tasks will appear at the top — they are not grouped by workspace
  • Create a new task by clicking on the + icon
  • Access your push notification settings, the Redbooth help center, and log out by clicking on the gear icon in the top left
  • The bottom bar allows you to navigate between your updates, tasks, workspaces, and the search tool

Add new tasks
The following options are available when creating a new task:

  • Task name
  • Task description
  • Due date
  • Mark it as urgent
  • The workspace and list where it will live
  • Add an assignee

The following actions must be done on the web platform as they are not yet available on the app:

  • Multiple assignees for tasks
  • Repeating tasks
  • Adding subtasks
  • Create private tasks

View, edit, and comment on tasks
From the task details screen you view and take action on the following:

  • See the workspace and list the task lives in
  • View subtasks
  • Resolve / unresolve a subtask
  • Resolve / unresolve a task
  • Edit task title and description
  • Comment on a task
  • Mention a user in a comment (you must know the @username)
  • View private tasks

Redbooth iOS App

The following functionalities are not yet available but are planned for future releases:

  • @mention directory (as it appears on the web platform)
  • Attach files to a task comment
  • Attach files via phone camera roll
  • Render image attachments

Updates and notifications
You will only receive updates for tasks assigned to you. To dismiss a notification, simply swipe to the left. The following will trigger a push notification:

  • A task is assigned to you
  • A task assigned to you is marked as urgent
  • Someone comments on a task assigned to you
  • Someone edits the date of a task assigned to you
  • The assignees are modified on a task assigned to you
  • Someone resolves a task assigned to you
  • You are mentioned in any task

You will not receive push notifications in the iOS app for the following:

  • Conversations
  • If you resolve a task
  • Updates on tasks that you are following, but not assigned to
  • Updates on subtasks (they are set for a future release)

In the works
We are still perfecting the iOS app, so the following functionalities and features will be available soon:

  • Rendering attached images
  • Multiple assignees for tasks
  • Create repeating tasks
  • Add subtasks

Note that the app does not include chat. The app is only available on iOS 10 or later, and can be used on both iPhone and iPad. Download it from the App Store now.

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