Synchronizing Beacon config changes (Android)

You can configure Beacons individually or in bulk using the Proximity Web Panel as described in this article: Configuring Beacons in the Proximity Web Panel.

Once you have updated your Beacon configuration from the Web Panel, the configuration is in a Pending state, until the Beacon comes within range of a device running our Administration App or an app based on our SDK with the configuration feature implemented.

You can download your copy of Android Administration App from the Google Play Store.

You can only synchronize Beacons that are managed by you. So first, sign in to your account on the Administration App - the login and password are the same as for your Web Panel (Not sure what these are? - those articles will help you start with Proximity Web Panel).

  • Tap on the Sign in button
  • Enter your account email and password.

When you're logged in, you will normally see a list of all Beacons assigned to your account. The ones with pending configurations will be marked with a black dot on the left side of the beacon icon:

You can also switch to Nearby and display only Beacons that are detected by your phone.

NOTE This shows all Beacons that are in range.  You will only be able to apply configs to Beacons that are assigned to you as Manager.

Find a beacon with a pending configuration and tap on it. You will see this button on the details view:

When you press it, the app will connect to a beacon and send new configuration. Once it's done, the settings from your pending configuration will have been applied to your Beacon and the pending configuration deleted from your Web Panel.

NOTE Only Beacons belonging to you (and not to other Managers or your subordinate managers) can be updated.  The current manager is determined from your login information.

If you would like to learn how apply your configuration in bulk, please review this tutorial.

- 2017-10-19 04:26:36 UTC
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