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Sumaira
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Power app for tablet and mobie

Hello Community Experts,

How do i create power app for both tablet and mobile?

Should i create two separate apps or one can be created?

Kindly Guide

Best Regards,

Sumaira Noor

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anabananei
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Hi @Sumaira ,

 

That is not necessary. In my experience, I used to design apps for tablet but confirmed that it is running in my mobile phone with the quality not being affected. However, it will be a different story if you want the orientation of the app different from each devices. 


If you created an app for tablet, then the orientation of the application in your mobile will be on landscape.

 

Hope this helps.


Thanks.

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@anabananeiThanks a lot for the response

So does it mean that, if i create for tablet it will be available in landscape mode on my phone with out hiding any components?

@anabananeiKindly Advise

Best Regards,

Sumaira Noor

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Yes you are correct @Sumaira .

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Hi @Sumaira ,

Firstly, the app that you created in powerapps could run both in mobile phone and  tablet.

The layout that you choose at the beginning of deginning just affects your app's layout.

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But no matter you choose which one, it could run in both of two devices.

 

What's more, you could set the app's layout in File->settings->screen size

If you choose scale to fit , the app's size will fit automatically based on the device that you use.

If you choose lock orientation , the app's  landscape mode will change based on the device that you use.

7102.PNG

 

 

Best regards,

Community Support Team _ Phoebe Liu
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anabananei
Resolver I
Resolver I

Hi @Sumaira ,

 

That is not necessary. In my experience, I used to design apps for tablet but confirmed that it is running in my mobile phone with the quality not being affected. However, it will be a different story if you want the orientation of the app different from each devices. 


If you created an app for tablet, then the orientation of the application in your mobile will be on landscape.

 

Hope this helps.


Thanks.

View solution in original post

@anabananeiThanks a lot for the response

So does it mean that, if i create for tablet it will be available in landscape mode on my phone with out hiding any components?

@anabananeiKindly Advise

Best Regards,

Sumaira Noor

View solution in original post

Yes you are correct @Sumaira .

View solution in original post

Hi @Sumaira ,

Firstly, the app that you created in powerapps could run both in mobile phone and  tablet.

The layout that you choose at the beginning of deginning just affects your app's layout.

7101.PNG

 

But no matter you choose which one, it could run in both of two devices.

 

What's more, you could set the app's layout in File->settings->screen size

If you choose scale to fit , the app's size will fit automatically based on the device that you use.

If you choose lock orientation , the app's  landscape mode will change based on the device that you use.

7102.PNG

 

 

Best regards,

Community Support Team _ Phoebe Liu
If this post helps, then please consider Accept it as the solution to help the other members find it more quickly.

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@v-yutliu-msft @anabananei  Thanks a lot

See the 2020 release plan wave 2 that was just released https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/power-platform-release-plan/2020wave2/

 

totally responsive canvas layouts are coming in the next six months. I would just do tablet now because you will want to change it once the responsive pages are released

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