cancel
Showing results for 
Search instead for 
Did you mean: 
Reply
Anonymous
Not applicable

LoadData/SaveData Not Working On Android

 

I have gone back to basics and recreated this simple app. (link)Screenshot_20180427-121806.png

 

Button Codes:

Collect - 

Collect (LocalStorage, {Fname:txtFName.Text, Lname:txtLName.Text})

Clear - 

Clear(LocalStorage)

Save - 

SaveData(LocalStorage,"saveLocalData")

Load - 

LoadData(LocalStorage,"saveLocalData")

 

The LoadData() only seems to work on:

Windows 10

Windows 10 mobile

iOS

 

 

When I try this on Android nothing happens.

 I cant tell if its SaveData() or LoadData() not working.

Android Version: 8.0.0 (Oneplus 5) & 7.0 (Samsung XCover 4)

PowerApps Version: 3.18043.21

Session ID: e14f5a69-a3b0-4b42-ae6a-26a550859e3e

 

2 ACCEPTED SOLUTIONS

Accepted Solutions
Anonymous
Not applicable

There has been an update on the android store which seems to have fixed this problem.

View solution in original post

Anonymous
Not applicable

@AlanCossey I have just re-tested my offline app and it seems to work. try testing with my attached app (import it)

 

version: 3.18111.14

android:

7.0

8.1.0

9

View solution in original post

9 REPLIES 9
Anonymous
Not applicable

Afternoon,

 

I can confirm that an app that is currently live in our business has the same issue, that the save / load data functionality does not seem to be working on Android (V7.1)

 

I have done the same as @Anonymous and produced a basic app and seeing exactly the same results.

 

Would it be possible to get an update on this please?

 

Thanks in advance,

Jason

Same issue here - works on IOS, no dice on Android (7 or 8 tested).

 

 

Anonymous
Not applicable

There has been an update on the android store which seems to have fixed this problem.
AlanCossey
Frequent Visitor

I'm still getting this on Android 7.0 (Samsung Galaxy S6). PowerApps was updated on my phone on 8th November 2018 (version 3.18111.14).

Anonymous
Not applicable

@AlanCossey I have just re-tested my offline app and it seems to work. try testing with my attached app (import it)

 

version: 3.18111.14

android:

7.0

8.1.0

9

Thank you ever so much for this. Yes, it works on my machine so the problem with my app must be my design. I'll let you know what the problem was when I find it (if it isn't too embarrassing Smiley Happy).

Thanks for showing me that SaveData and LoadData work OK. However, I still have a problem in that, if the connection is OK, I want to get the data from a connection to Azure SQL, save it to local storage and then load it into a gallery. (If the connection is not OK I would just load into the gallery from local storage straight off.)

It looks like my actual problem is to do with loading the gallery, rather than LoadData or SaveData. If I set the Items property of the gallery to a data connection I have to an Azure SQL source (dbo.vwSummary) I can see details of the records OK.

To do the equivalent of your creation of a collection I have a button whose OnSelect property is "ClearCollect(cnLocalData,'[dbo].[vwSummary]')". To check that this works OK I have set a gallery's Items property set to "cnLocalData" and all works well using studio. There, if I run the app, the gallery is initially empty, but clicking the button fills it with data. I have a second button which clears the collection OK and clicking the first one again refills the gallery OK. Life is good ... until I publish it and the gallery won't get filled either running the app in the browser or on my phone when I click the first button. 

 

Your sample app works fine on my phone in that it creates a collection from data that is entered manually on the phone, but I am after a (read-only) app showing data from Azure SQL which will work offline.

 

The app is weird. If I use the full code needed to use local storage, the first button becomes

 

ClearCollect(cnLocalData,'[dbo].[vwSummary]');SaveData(cnLocalData,"lstLocalStorage");LoadData(cnLocalData,"lstLocalStorage")

 

This is intended to be along the lines of https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/implementing-offline-capability-in-your-app/. I am definitely logged in on the phone as the same user as in Studio. I realise that this will not work in a browser (due to LoadData and SaveData not working there), but surely it should on my phone.

 

Does anyone have any idea why I can't fill the collection and show data in the gallery from that collection when using the browser or my phone whereas I can in studio, please?

It's driving me nuts.

Anonymous
Not applicable

@AlanCossey Unfortunately I haven't worked with pulling in data from an Azure DB source yet, so my help may be limited, but I can help troubleshoot to find the root of the issue.

 

When running the app in a browser shouldn't prevent the app from working at all, you will just require an active internet connection.

 

First, when I load an app I check the connection first then create my collections based on that. Using your example it would be something like:

 

If(
    Connection.Connected,
    ClearCollect(
        cnLocalData,
        '[dbo].[vwSummary]'
    );
    SaveData(
        cnLocalData,
        "lstLocalStorage"
    ),
    LoadData(
        cnLocalData,
        "lstLocalStorage",
        true
    )
)

 

 

At this stage, I would continue by uploading an excel export of '[dbo].[vwSummary]' from your Azure db as static data onto your app. Using the static data do you get the same results?

Also, test an app auto-generated from the data source. 

https://youtu.be/CO6xfbjnYwc?t=1437

Hiya,

I tried doing those two things and it works with Excel. Sort of. Sometimes.

When I then swapped back to using Azure SQL as the source it worked offline. Great... for a bit, then stopped. I reverted to Excel and it worked, sort of... some of the fields, but not all.

 

It's too flakey. Thanks for you help here. I will need to revert to using it with no offline capabilities for the time being and will have a look at it some other time if I get the time. If I get anywhere I'll let you know.

Helpful resources

Announcements

Check Out the February 2024 Dynamics 365 Newsletter

Some of our most active Power Platform Community members are also active in our D365 Community. This month, we are excited to share the latest news from the D365 Community with you.   Our Dynamics365 Community has updated yet again! Since launching in June of 2023, the new Community has seen consistent updates and exciting new ways to feature and celebrate its members. In the latest edition of the Dynamics365 Community newsletter, you can see the new Leaderboard feature! This feature showcases which Community members have earned the most points over the previous month, enabling them to see how they are doing with their engagement--and their progress toward Super User status. Visit the leaderboard for yourself: https://aka.ms/d365clb     Read the whole newsletter featuring the new leaderboard as well as the D365 Monthly Community Member spotlight, FastTrack Tech Talks, upcoming events, and more. February 2024 Dynamics 365 Community Newsletter

Celebrating a New Season of Super Users with Charles Lamanna, CVP Microsoft Business Applications

February 8 was the kickoff to the 2024 Season One Super User program for Power Platform Communities, and we are thrilled to welcome back so many returning Super Users--as well as so many brand new Super Users who started their journey last fall. Our Community Super Users are the true heroes, answering questions, providing solutions, filtering spam, and so much more. The impact they make on the Communities each day is significant, and we wanted to do something special to welcome them at our first kickoff meeting of the year.   Charles Lamanna, Microsoft CVP of Business Applications, has stressed frequently how valuable our Community is to the growth and potential of Power Platform, and we are honored to share this message from him to our 2024 Season One Super Users--as well as anyone who might be interested in joining this elite group of Community members.     If you want to know more about Super Users, check out these posts for more information today:    Power Apps: What is A Super User? - Power Platform CommunityPower Automate: What is A Super User? - Power Platform Community Copilot Studio: What is A Super User? - Power Platform Community Power Pages: What is A Super User? - Power Platform Community

February 2024 User Group Update: Welcoming New Groups and Highlighting Upcoming Events

It's a new month and a brand-new year, which means another opportunity to celebrate our amazing User Groups!Each month, we highlight the new User Groups that have joined the community. It's been a busy season for new groups, because we are thrilled to welcome 15 New User Groups! Take a look at the list below, shared by the different community categories. If your group is listed here, give this post a kudo so we can celebrate with you!   We love our User Groups and the difference they make in the lives of our Community! Thank you to all the new User Groups, new User Group leaders--we look forward to hearing about your successes and the impact you will leave!   In addition to our monthly New User Group spotlight, it's a great time to share some of the latest events happening in our User Group community! Take a look at the list below to find one that fits your schedule and need! There's a great combination of in-person and virtual events to choose from. It's a great time of year to connect and engage with User Groups both locally and online. Please Welcome Our NEW User Groups   Power Platform: Heathcare Power Platform User Group Power Platform Connect Hub Power Platform Usergroup Denmark Mexico Norte- Power Platform User Group Pune Power User Group Sudbury Power Platform User GroupMicrosoft User Group GhanaMPPBLR - Microsoft Power Platform Bengaluru User Group Power Apps:   Myrtle Beach Power Platform User GroupAnanseTechWB PowerApps Copilot Studio: Pathfinders Power Platform Community Dynamics365: Cairo, Egypt MSD 365 Business Central/NAV/F&O User GruopMS Dynamics 365 Business Central LatamCincinnati OH D365 F&O User Group February User Group Events February 2024 Cleveland Power Platform User GroupPortallunsj - Februar 2024Indiana D365/AX February User Group MeetingQ1 2024 KC Power Platform and Dynamics 365 CRM Users Group 

Super Users 2024 Season One is Here!

   We are excited to announce the first season of our 2024 Super Users is here! Our kickoff to the new year welcomes many returning Super Users and several new faces, and it's always exciting to see the impact these incredible individuals will have on the Community in 2024! We are so grateful for the daily difference they make in the Community already and know they will keep staying engaged and excited for all that will happen this year.   How to Spot a Super User in the Community:Have you ever written a post or asked for help in the Community and had it answered by a user with the Super User icon next to their name? It means you have found the actual, real-life superheroes of the Power Platform Community! Super Users are our heroes because of the way they consistently make a difference in the Community. Our amazing Super Users help keep the Community a safe place by flagging spam and letting the Community Managers know about issues. They also make the Community a great place to find answers, because they are often the first to offer solutions and get clarity on questions. Finally, Super Users share valuable insights on ways to keep the Community growing, engaging, and looking ahead!We are honored to reveal the new badges for this season of Super Users! Congratulations to all the new and returning Super Users!     To better answer the question "What is a Super User?" please check out this article: Power Apps: What is A Super User? - Power Platform CommunityPower Automate: What is A Super User? - Power Platform Community Copilot Studio: What is A Super User? - Power Platform Community Power Pages: What is A Super User? - Power Platform Community

January 2024 Community Newsletter

Welcome to our January Newsletter, where we highlight the latest news, product releases, upcoming events, and the amazing work of our outstanding Community members. If you're new to the Community, please make sure to follow the latest News & Announcements in each Community and check out the Community on LinkedIn as well! It's the best way to stay up-to-date in 2024 with all the news from across Microsoft Power Platform and beyond.      COMMUNITY HIGHLIGHTS Check out the most active community members of the last month! These hardworking members are posting regularly, answering questions, giving (and receiving!) kudos, and consistently providing top solutions in their communities. We are so thankful for each of you--keep up the great work! If you hope to see your name here next month, make it your New Year's Resolution to be more active in the community in 2024.   Power AppsPower AutomateCopilot StudioPower PagesWarrenBelzWarrenBelzPstork1saudali_25LaurensMPstork1stephenrobertLucas001AARON_ClbendincpaytonSurendran_RANBNived_NambiarMariamPaulachanNikhil2JmanriqueriosANBJupyter123rodger-stmmbr1606Agniusstevesmith27mandelaPhineastrice602AnnaMoyalanOOlashynBCLS776grantjenkinsExpiscornovusJcookSpongYeAARON_CManishSolankiapangelesPstork1ManishSolankiSanju1Fubar   LATEST NEWS Power Platform 2024 Release Wave Highlights This month saw the 2024 Release Wave 1 plans for Microsoft Power Platform and Microsoft Dynamics 365- a compilation of new capabilities planned for release between April and September 2024. Click here to read Corporate Vice President Maureen (Mo) Osborne's detailed breakdown of the upcoming capabilities, and click the image below to check out some of the Power Platform 2024 Release Wave 1 highlights.     "What's New" Power Platform Shorts Series This month we also launched our brand-new 'Power Shorts' series on YouTube - a selection of super sweet snapshots to keep you in the loop with all the latest trends from across the Power Platform and beyond. Click the image below to check out the entire playlist so far, and don't forget to subscribe to our YouTube channel for all the latest updates.   Super User In Training (S.U.I.T) It was great to see the Power Platform Community officially kick off Season One of their Super User in Training (SUIT) program this month! Their first meeting saw an amazing turnout of over 300 enthusiastic participants who started their dynamic journey toward becoming Super Users. Huge thanks to Manas Maheshwari, Eric Archer, Heather Hernandez, and Duane Montague for a fantastic kick-off. The first meeting also saw seasoned Super User, Drew Poggemann, share invaluable insights on navigating the #MicrosoftCommunity with finesse. Many thanks to Drew for setting the stage and emphasizing the importance of active engagement and the art of providing thoughtful community solutions. If you want to learn more about the features and benefits of gaining Super User status, click the image below to find out more, and watch this space for more info about Season Two and how you can SUIT UP in the community!     UPCOMING EVENTS Microsoft 365 Community Day - Miami - February 1-2, 2024 It's not long now until the Microsoft 365 Community Day Miami, which will be taking place at the Wolfson Campus at Miami Dade College on 1-2 Feb. 2024. This free event is all about unlocking the full potential of Power Platform, Microsoft 365, and AI, so whether you’re a tech enthusiast, a business owner, or just curious about the latest Microsoft advancements, #M365Miami is for you.   The event is completely free and there will sessions in both English and Spanish to celebrate the vibrant and diverse make-up of our amazing community. Click the image below to join this amazing Community Day in Miami and become a part of our incredible network of learners and innovators!     Microsoft Fabric - Las Vegas - March 26-28, 2024 Exciting times ahead for the inaugural #MicrosoftFabric Community Conference on March 26-28 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. And if you book now, you can save $100 off registration! The Microsoft Fabric Conference will cover all the latest in analytics, AI, databases, and governance across 150+ sessions.   There will be a special Community Lounge onsite, interactive learning labs, plus you'll be able to 'Ask the Experts' all your questions to get help from data, analytics, and AI specialists, including community members and the Fabric Customer Advisory Team. Just add the code MSCUST when registering for a $100 discount today. Click the image below to find out more about the ultimate learning event for Microsoft Fabric!     Microsoft 365 Conference - Orlando - April 30 - May 2, 2024 Have you added The Microsoft 365 Conference to your community calendar yet? It happens this April 30th - May 2nd in Orlando, Florida. The 2024 Microsoft 365 Conference is one of the world’s largest gatherings of Microsoft engineers and community, with a strong focus on Power Platform, SharePoint, Azure, and the transition to an AI-powered modern workplace.   Click the image link below to find out more and be prepared to be enlightened, educated, and inspired at #M365Conf24!   LATEST COMMUNITY BLOG ARTICLES Power Apps Community Blog Power Automate Community Blog Copilot Studio Community Blog Power Pages Community Blog Check out 'Using the Community' for more helpful tips and information: Power Apps, Power Automate, Copilot Studio, Power Pages  

Did You Attend the Microsoft Power Platform Conference in 2022 or 2023? Claim Your Badge Today!

If you were one of the thousands of people who joined us at the first #MPPC Microsoft Power Platform Conference in 2022 in Orlando--or attended the second-annual conference in Las Vegas in 2023--we are excited to honor you with a special community badge! Show your support for #MPPC Microsoft Power Platform Conference this year by claiming your badge!         Just follow this link to claim your badge for attending #MPPC in 2022 and/or 2023: MPPCBadgeRequest    Want to earn your badge for 2024? Just keep watching our News & Announcements for the latest updates on #MPPC24.

Top Solution Authors
Top Kudoed Authors
Users online (2,967)