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Create an Inspection (Android)

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To create an inspection on your Android mobile device.

Things to Consider

  • Required User Permission: 'Standard' and above on the Project level Inspections tool.
  • This action can be performed in offline mode (i.e. when an active network connection is not available on your mobile device). Tasks performed in offline mode will be synced with Procore once a network connection has been reestablished. 


  1. Tap the project you would like to work in on your mobile device.
  2. Tap the Inspections tool.
  3. Tap Create New (android-create-new.png).
  4. Tap to select a template from which to generate a new inspection checklist. 
    Note: These templates have been created by a Company level Inspections Admin user in the Company level Inspections tool on a computer. If none appear here, contact the Inspections Admin user to have them Create a Company Level Inspection Template and/or Add Inspection Templates to Your Project.
  5. Tap to enter information in the following fields:
    • Status: By default, the 'Status' field will be set to 'Open.' You may edit this once the inspection has been added and saved.
      Note: An inspection's status should be set to 'open' when someone begins performing the inspection. It should remain open until there are no more deficient items on the inspection. At this point, you should change the status to 'Closed' to indicate that no further action is needed.
    • Inspection Date: Taselect the date the inspection was or will be performed.
    • Trade: (Optional) Tap to add a trade related to your inspection. 
      Note: If you do not have trades added to your company, the 'Trade' field will appear as an empty field. You will need to add these to the Company level Admin tool before you can fill this field out. See Add or Delete Trades.
    • Inspectors: Tap to select the people (up to four) who are performing the inspection. 
      ​(Note: If you do not have any contacts added to your Directory, the 'Inspector(s)' field will appear as an empty field. You will need to go into your Project level Directory add users to it before you can add in this field. If you add in a name, it will not be saved.)
    • Location: Tap to select the location drop-down menu to select a location the the item impacts. Either select from the predefined locations, or Add a Multi-tiered Location to an Item. This location may be as general as the site location at the first tier or as specific as where on the site the contractor will be working at the second tier.
      • You may also scan a location's QR code to enter a location. Tap the QR button in the top right. Point the camera of your device to the QR code to scan it. Procore will scan it automatically and add the location to the inspection.
    • Responsible Contractor: Tap to select the company who performed the work to be inspected. If you selected a point of contact before this, you will only be able to choose from the contractor that point of contact is associated with. (Note: If do not have any contracting companies added to your Directory, the 'Point of Contact' drop-down menu will appear empty. You will need to go into your Project level Directory to add a contractor and associate a contact with it before you can add in this field.)
    • Point of Contact: Tap to select the person from the point of contact's group who performed the work to be inspected. If you selected a Responsible Contractor before this, you will only be able to choose the party/company the point of contact is associated with. (Note: If you have a contractor added to your Directory that doesn't have a contact associated with it, the 'Responsible Party' drop-down menu will appear empty. You will need to go into your Project level Directory to associate a contact with your responsible contracting company before you can add in this field.)
    • Spec Section: Reference the specific contract documents or section of the specification book that's related to the inspection by choosing from the spec section selector.
      (Note: If the Specifications tool is enabled on the project, the selections in this menu are populated with the spec sections from that tool, and it will display as a link upon saving the inspection. If the Specifications tool is disabled on the project, the selections in this menu are populated with values from the project's Admin tool.)
    • Description: Tap to add a description of the inspection for your project.
    • Attachments: Tap to attach a file or photo from one of 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.
    • Inspection Items: Tap to view the inspection items that have been carried over from the inspection template. These items are not editable.
  6. Tap Save.


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