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How to Make an App Using App Sheet

April 3rd, 2017

Do you have data stored in a spreadsheet or Microsoft Excel? Have you ever thought of displaying and maintaining that data in an app? App sheet is the perfect tool that will allows you to create an app instantly using your data without any coding skills.

1. Visit the Website

You can get building by simply visiting appsheet.com. Since app sheet is a online platform it can be set up on any computer with an internet browser.

2. Sign up

You can start out for free if you are developing a personal or a prototype app. Depending on where your files are located in the cloud, you can sign in with different methods. Before signing up it is recommended that you explore the sample apps that are already set up. The samples may be copied and customized to your needs. Apps can be designed for a variety of purposes, including inspections & surveys, field services, property management, sales & CRM (Customer relationship management), inventory management, customer engagement, human resources, planning & project management, education, and training.

3. Get started

After signing up, creating an app just takes three steps. First connect to your data, customize it, and then deploy it to users. App sheet can be connected to data stored in the cloud from services including google drive, dropbox, smartsheet, onedrive, box, and SQL server. There are also many different features that can be added to your app including a GPS, map, image capture, signature capture, barcode scanner, charts, email notification, offline access, and more. When you arrive to the customization dashboard there are many properties that can be edited such as the UX (User Experience) and security. Once your app is complete, it can be deployed in three platforms: the web, iOS app store, or android Google Play Store.