Settings

You can access all Settings from the left menu bar.

Basic Settings

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PropertyDescription
NameSet the name for your app. This name will also be the name of the folder that is downloaded when you export your project.
DescriptionAdd more information about your application and state its purpose.
App IconUpload a .png image to use as your app's icon that will be displayed on a phone's home screen. Additionally, the icon will be displayed in Draftbit on the Dashboard.
Splash ScreenUpload a .png image that will be displayed while the application is loading.
BackgroundThe color will appear on the loading screen if a Splash Screen is not uploaded.
Resize ModeCover:

The image is resized to fill the container while retaining its proportions, even if the container is larger than the dimensions of the image.

Contain:

The image is resized so that the picture fits within the container and is fully visible, even if that means the image will not fill the entire container.

Advanced Settings

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General

PropertyDescription
PlatformDefine if your application supports Android, iOS, or both platforms. Defaults to Both.
OrientationSelect how your application is oriented on the screen. Defaults to 'Default' means the application will not be constrained to just one mode, either portrait or landscape.
Offline ModeUsed to display a message to the app user when the application goes offline or there is no internet availability.

Provides three options to select from: None (default), Banner, and Full.
PWA Theme ColorThe default theme color of the PWA.
SchemeAllows you to define a URL scheme to link into your app. To use Deep Linking in your app, you will need to define a Scheme. From other apps or links, the value of the Scheme property is used to open the app.

For example, if you set the scheme myapp://, then any myapp://URL will open your app when tapped on that link.
SlugIf you are planning on publishing your application on Expo, the slug refers to the application's URL ending. Since this will be used in a URL, make sure to separate words with '-' instead of spaces.

An example: https://expo.io/@community/my-draftbit-app where the slug is my-draftbit-app.

Notifications

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PropertyDescription
Show Show AlertShows the notification alert whenever a notification is delivered. By default, it is enabled.
Show Play SoundPlays the device's notification sound when the notification is delivered. By default, it is disabled.
Should Set BadgeDisplay a badge depending on the number of notifications. By default, it is disabled.
Should Always Clear BadgeClears the badge of notification. By default, it is disabled.
Should Handle Background PushAllows the app to deliver notifications in the background. By default, it is disabled.

iOS

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PropertyDescription
Supports TabletDefine if your application supports tablets. Defaults to No.
UI Background ModesAllows configuring a notification in background mode.
Deep Links To Other AppsAllows Deep Linking to another application.
PermissionsDefine what permissions the app will ask for when installed. All permissions are disabled by default. You will have to set permissions manually for each device functionality.

If your application uses a device/hardware feature (an example: Camera), it is required to enable that permission under this section before publishing the app to the Apple App Store.

You can enter a custom message for each notification.

Android

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PropertyDescription
Notification ModeSet a notification appearance mode for Android devices.

Defaults to Default that displays an expanded notification.

The Collapse mode displays a notification in non-expanded mode.
PermissionsDefine what permissions the app will ask for when installed. All permissions are disabled by default. You will have to set permissions manually for each device functionality.

Note: If your application uses a device/hardware feature (an example: Camera), it is required to enable that permission under this section before publishing the app to the Google Play Store.

You can enter a custom message for each notification.

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