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Add a Comment to an Observation (Android)

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

Things to Consider

  • Required User Permissions: 'Standard' level permissions or higher on the project's Observations tool.
  • This asset or item can be viewed or edited in offline mode if it was previously viewed and cached on your mobile device. Tasks performed in offline mode sync with Procore once a network connection is reestablished. 


  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 more menu (≡) 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 icon-markup-android.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.