Nextcloud Android Apps

Nextcloud has a number of mobile apps for different purposes:

  1. File Synchronisation - Nextcloud File App
  2. Contacts and Calendar Sync - xDAV App
  3. Online Chat - Nextcloud Talk App
  4. Task Management - Nextcloud Deck App

File Synchronisation

Install

Version

Minimum Supported Version: 3.23.0
2022-12-05

Account Set Up

After the app has been installed:

  1. Select the android_login_button button
  2. Put https://file.quuvoo4ohcequuox.0.88.io in the server address field and tap on the android_right_arrow button.

android_server_address

  1. There might be a warning as shown below. Simply tap on the Log in button to continue.

android_security_warning

  1. Enter the Nextcloud Username and Password, tap on the Log in button and select the Grant Access button.

android_grant_access

Define Folders

You can select individual folders on your Android mobile phone so files inside are AUTOMATICALLY UPLOADED to your Nextcloud server.

Defining Steps

  1. On the upper left corner, select the android_menu_button button and go to Settings.
  2. Select Auto upload, then android_3dot_button button and Set up a custom folder. If prompted, give full permission to the Nextcloud app.
  3. Browse to the Local folder location and the Remote folder location and click on the Save button. In the example below, the Auto upload is enabled on the Download folder.

android_auto_upload

  1. If successfully configured, the Download folder will be shown. To enable Auto upload, click on the "cloud" icon next to the folder name(s) so it becomes blue. In the example below, the folders enabled are the Camera folder (automatically detected) and the Download folder (Custom folder)

android_auto_upload_enabled

  1. A folder called InstantUpload will be used for files located in the non Custom folder and for files located in the "Custom folder", they will be placed accordingly, example in the Download folder..

android_remote_folders

Recommended Folders

The following folders should be set up with automatic upload to your Private Cyberspace (the Nextcloud server).

  1. DCIM - your photos
  2. Documents - files from 88.io application
  3. Download - files from personal console

DAVx⁵

The DAVx⁵ mobile app can be used to synchronise your contacts and calendar data between your Android mobile phone and the Nextcloud Server.

DAVx⁵ Set Up

  1. Install DAVx⁵ on your Android device from DAVx⁵ | F-Droid - Free and Open Source Android App Repository
  2. Enable the permissions as shown below.

davx_permissions

  1. In the Nextcloud mobile app, go to Settings and tap on Sync calendars & contacts.
  2. DAVx⁵ will open Nextcloud’s Webflow login window. Select Login with URL and user name. If there is a Security Warning, just proceed by tapping on the Log In button.

android_davx_account

  1. DAVx⁵ will open and ask you to create an account. Select the account name and set Contact Group Method to Groups are per-contact categories. In the example below, the account name is gdpomuet@quuvoo4ohcequuox.0.88.io and tap on the create_account_button button to continue.

davx_account_creation

  1. Close the DAVx⁵ app and launch the DAVx⁵ app again.
  2. Tap on the icon for the account DAVx⁵ has just created, In the example below, the account created is gdpomuet@quuvoo4ohcequuox.0.88.io

davx_gdpomuet

Contacts Synchronisation

In the example below, the Contacts address book is detected.

To sync, simply tap on the dax_sync_button button at the bottom right corner.

davx_address_book

Calendar Synchronisation

In the example below the Calendar detected is Personal.

To sync, simply tap on the dax_sync_button button at the bottom right corner.

davx_calendar

Nextcloud Talk

The app can be download from:

  1. Google Play
    https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.nextcloud.talk2
  2. F-Droid
    Nextcloud Talk | F-Droid - Free and Open Source Android App Repository

Account Set Up

After the app has been installed:

  1. Enter the server address https://file.quuvoo4ohcequuox.0.88.io and click on the android_nextcloud_arrow button.

android_nextcloud_talk1

  1. Click on the Log in button.

android_talk_login

  1. Enter the account name and password previously created from HOME APPLICATION -> Nodes -> Node Set A -> Activated on https://app.contacttrace.com.au and click on the Log in button. In the example below, the account name is jcycijdf.

android_nextcloud_username

  1. Grant access to the device.

Usage

  1. Click on the android_nextcloud_talk_+ button to select the user that you want to chat or call.
  2. Once the user has been selected, you can send a text message, make an audio call or make a video call. In the example below, the user selected is evfwqwik.
  3. To send a text message, type your message at the bottom of the screen. To make an audio call, select the android_nextcloud_audio button and to make a video call, select the android_nextcloud_video button.

android_nextcloud_talk2

  1. Once a message or a call has been made, it will be shown in the chat history.

android_nextcloud_talk_history

Please note:

The Screen Sharing feature can only be initiated from Windows devices as shown in the image below.

win_screen_sharing

For mobile devices, it is View mode only. The image below is how it appears on an Android device where dmqgfark is the Windows user who is sharing the screen.

android_screen_sharing_view

Nextcloud Deck

The app can be downloaded from

  1. F-Droid
    Nextcloud Deck | F-Droid - Free and Open Source Android App Repository

Account Set Up

After the app has been installed:

  1. Enter the server address https://file.quuvoo4ohcequuox.0.88.io and click on the android_nextcloud_arrow button.

android_nextcloud_deck1

  1. Click on the Log in button.

android_deck_login

  1. Enter the account name and password previously created from HOME APPLICATION -> Nodes -> Node Set A -> Activated on https://app.contacttrace.com.au and click on the Log in button. In the example below, the account name is jcycijdf.

android_deck_username

  1. Grant access to the device.

Usage

  1. If prompted, allow Nextcloud Deck permission request. If successfully logged in, the image below will be displayed.

android_nextcloud_deck2

  1. To add a new card, click on the android_nextcloud_talk_+ button and enter the Title name. In the example below, the title is "Meeting with John". Click on Save to continue.

android_deck_card

  1. Once saved, the card will be shown on the page. By clicking on the card name, e.g: Meeting with John, the user will be able to add more details such as the Due Date, Description, Comment etc.

android_deck_card_entered