You can create a custom version of the essensys mobile app, with branding to match your brand or corporate identity. To do this you need to:

  • Supply your Customer Success contact with appropriate branding logos for use in the mobile app itself, and for use in the App store when it is offered for download.

  • Set up your Google Play account, and supply your Customer Success contact with an API key.

  • Set up your iOS account in the Apple App Store, and supply your Customer Success contact with an API key.

Customization Considerations

This article describes the details of this process that are specific to the essensys platform mobile app. You should use this article in combination with the detailed processes described by Google and Apple.

Creating your Custom mobile app

Create custom branding assets

  • Create the branding assets that you need to customize:

    • The appearance of your essensys platform mobile app.

    • The pages in the App store where your mobile app will be offered for download.
      These assets are:

Asset Name

Description

Resolution and Format

Splash Image

App background, appears on all pages of the app apart from the profile screen.

1656 x 3584 px PNG file

Logo

App Logo, appears to the user when the app launches.

1080 x 1080 px PNG file

App Icon

Icon present in the App and in the App Store.

1024 x 1024 px 32 bit PNG file

Feature Graphic

In the Google Play store only.

1024 x 500 px 32 bit PNG file

Set up your iOS Developer Account for the essensys platform mobile app

Set up an iOS account and create an API key:

  1. Create a Company/Organization Apple iOS Developer account.
    You will need to enroll on the Apple Developer Program, review and agree to any licensing agreements, and create a Company/Organization Apple Developer account.
    Note: As part of your enrolment, you will need to pay for an annual iOS Developer Account. Essensys recommends that you select to renew your membership automatically to avoid any unexpected loss of service.

  2. Once you have a confirmation email from Apple indicating that your account was set up successfully, create an App Builder Admin with the exact following details:

    • First Name: app.

    • Last Name: builder.

    • email: app-builder@essensys.tech.

    • Select Admin Role.

    • Select Access to Certificates, Identifiers & Profiles.

  3. Generate a new API Key with the following details:

    • Name: App Builder.

    • Access level: Admin.

  4. Download the API Key.
    Important: This key may only be downloaded once.

Set up your Google Play Account for the essensys platform mobile app

Set up a Google Play account and create an API key:

  1. Create a Google Play Developer account.
    You will need to sign up for a developer account, read and agree to the Google Play distribution agreement, and pay the registration fee.

  2. Create an App Builder Admin with the exact following details:

  3. Create the Service Account on the Google Developers Console.

  4. Generate a new API Key as a JSON file.
    A file with the .json extension downloads to your system. You will need to send this file to your essensys Customer Success contact.

Send your custom assets to your Customer Success contact

In order to complete the process, you need to send the following to your Customer Success contact:

  • The images that you created for your customized app and the App store.

  • iOS Customization: The downloaded API Key.

  • Google Play Customization: The downloaded API Key (JSON file).

If you have any questions or concerns regarding the preceding process, please speak to your Customer Success Manager.

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