iOS Features

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This article explains each of our iOS features and how to use them.

Today Support

Add ServiceM8 to your iOS today view, to see your currently checked in job and your next appointment at any time.

To show Today feature in iOS, pull down from the top of the screen.

To show Today feature in iOS, pull down from the top of the screen.

1. Tap Edit.

2. From the list of apps, then tap ServiceM8 to add it.

ServiceM8 is now part of the Today summary!

ServiceM8 is now part of the Today summary!

You can also watch this quick video about this feature.

Photo actions & photo sharing

Share photos from the job diary with other apps: if you download Skitch from the App Store, add arrows and draw on photos within ServiceM8 to highlight issues or tasks.

From the job, tap Diary.

From the job, tap Diary.

1. Tap any photo to open it

2. Tap the Action icon

Now you can select which app you wish to use to open the photo

Now you can select which app you wish to use to open the photo

In this example, we choose Skitch to open our job photo and add a quick annotation.

1. Tap Skitch icon

2. Select any tool from Skitch that you wish to use.

3. Tap to any part of the photo where you want to draw or put it in.

4. Tap Done to save it.

Tip: See this quick video tutorial about photo markup.

Changes to job photos can be viewed in the job diary.

Changes to job photos can be viewed in the job diary.

Keyboard Shortcuts

Use ServiceM8 with a keyboard on iPad Pro, and take advantage of keyboard shortcuts to complete common tasks such as creating a new job, changing views or keying in information.

Keyboard shortcuts

Keyboard shortcuts

Share Support

Draw diagrams in other apps, and share the file directly into your job diary without switching apps.

E.g. use the Notes app to draw a picture, then tap share and select ServiceM8.

E.g. use the Notes app to draw a picture, then tap share and select ServiceM8.

1. Open Notes

2. Once your note or diagram is created, tap the Action icon

3. Select ServiceM8 from the list of apps

4. You can add additional information here if desired. Select the job to which to photo/diagram will be attached, then tap Post.

The photo/diagram will be added to the Job Diary

The photo/diagram will be added to the Job Diary

You can also annotate PDF documents using Adobe Acrobat, then add the annotated document to a ServiceM8 Job.

You can also annotate PDF documents using Adobe Acrobat, then add the annotated document to a ServiceM8 Job.

1. Open Adobe Acrobat PDF viewer

2. Add a notes or highlights to a PDF document

3. Tap the Action icon

3. Tap ServiceM8 icon

4. Choose a job and tap Attach File. That's it.

Interactive Notifications

This allows you to respond to Staff messages quickly without opening the ServiceM8 app.

When you receive a ServiceM8 message, simply swipe to the left of the screen and tap Reply

When you receive a ServiceM8 message, simply swipe to the left of the screen and tap Reply

Your reply appears instantly on the Dispatch Board

Your reply appears instantly on the Dispatch Board
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