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Take and Add Photos to an Album (Android)

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To take and add photos to an album from your Android mobile device.

Things to Consider

  • Required User Permissions:
    • 'Standard' or 'Admin' level permissions on the project's Photos tool.
  • Additional Information:
    • You can upload 360˚ photos from your phone to Procore's app.


To Take a New Photo

  1. Navigate to the project's Photos tool using an Android mobile device.
  2. Tap the plus icon-plus-quick-create-mobile2.png icon.
  3. Tap Camera.
  4. Tap the Album menu to select the album you want to add the photo to.
    Note: If no album is selected, photos will save to the 'Unclassified' album by default.
  5. The following options are available while taking a photo:
    • Flash: Tap the flash icon to change the flash setting. 
    • Timestamp: Tap the timestamp icon ON or OFF to determine whether a timestamp will be marked on the photo.
    • Focus: If you want to focus on a specific area within the frame, tap that area to adjust the camera's focus.
    • Zoom: Adjust the zoom level on your device.
    • Switch Camera: Switch between your device's front and back-facing cameras. 
  6. Tap the shutter release icon when you are ready to take the photo.
    Note: This action automatically captures and saves the photo to your project.
  7. Optional: Tap the photo thumbnail to open the 'Recent Photos' tray and perform the following tasks:
    • Delete: Tap Delete icon-delete-trash-with-bkgd-android.png to delete your photo.
      Note: Only 'Admin' level users on the Photos tool can delete photos.
    • Details: Add the following information:
      • Description
      • Location
      • Trade
      • Album
    • Photo Information: Tap the information icon icon-info-with-bkgd-android.svg to see more photo details.
      • Privacy: Adjust the privacy setting on the photo.
      • Add to Daily Log: Choose this setting to send the photo to the project's Daily Log.
    • Mark up photo: Add to markups to the photo. For a list of markup tools and their descriptions, see Mark up a Photo (Android).
      Note: When adding markups to a photo, Procore will save both the marked up photo and the original, unmodified photo.
  8. Tap Save to confirm changes.

To Add Photos from Your Device

  1. Navigate to your project's Photos tool on your Android mobile device.
  2. Tap the plus icon-plus-quick-create-mobile2.png icon.
  3. Tap Photos from Device.
  4. Tap the existing photo(s) that you want to add to an album.
  5. Tap Done.
  6. Tap into the followings fields to fill in the relevant information :
    • Location: Tap the field to select a location associated with the photo.
    • Album: Tap the field to select an album associated with the photo. If no album is selected, the photo will be automatically placed in an album titled 'Unclassified.'
    • Trade: Tap the field to select a trade associated with the photo.
    • Privacy: Tap the Privacy toggle to the 'On' position icon-toggle-on-android.png to mark the photo as private so only Admin users will have access to view the photo.
  7. Tap Upload Photos.