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Add a Comment to an Observation (Android)

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 How to comment on an observation to request or clarify additional information on your Android mobile device.

Things to Consider

  • Required User Permissions: 'Standard' or 'Admin' level permissions on the Project level Observations tool.
  • This asset/item can be viewed or edited in offline mode provided that the asset/item was previously viewed and cached on your mobile device.


  1. Navigate to the Observations tool on your Android device.
  2. Tap the observation to which you want to add a comment.
  3. Tap Comment.

  4. Optional: Tap Attachments to add optional files or photos from the following options:
    • Choose File: 
      1. Tap the hamburger (≡) button icon to select the location from which you would like to upload a file or photo.
      2. Tap the file or photo(s) you would like to attach.
    • Choose from Procore: Tap to select an existing photo in Procore.
      1. Tap the Procore album from which you want to add a photo.
      2. Tap the photo you want to add. 
      3. Tap OK.
    • Camera: Tap to take a photo to add to the inspection.
      1. Position your device's camera and tap the shutter release button to capture the photo.
      2. Tap Next.
      3. Optional: Tap the markup icon (2017-11-16_16-50-06.png) to access the markup tool bar and add shapes, lines, and text to the photo.
      4. Tap Done.
  5. Tap Save to post your comment.
    Note: This action will automatically send an email to the creator and assignee of the observation to notify them of your comment.

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