CentreStack Android Client User Guide¶
Welcome to the CentreStack Android Client User Guide. This guide describes Android client application for CentreStack, the managed file synchronization and sharing solution.
Users can access CentreStack cloud files using any device of their choice as CentreStack has clients for Windows, Macs, iPhones, iPads, Android, Windows 8+ and many more. CentreStack Android application is a native Android application available in Google Play Store that users can use to access cloud files and folders in CentreStack account.
There is also a white labeled CentreStack Android app called ‘Cloud Android Client’ by Gladinet that can be distributed by service providers and enterprises to their users.
If you have full branding CentreStack Android client, the look and feel of the app may be different but the functionality is the same. You can obtain full branding CentreStack Android Client in your own company name and with your own company product logo from http://www.centrestack.com (partner portal).
The user guide is a useful source of information and describes in detail the full functionality of CentreStack Android application.
Download & Install¶
Search for Gladinet, Inc. as a publisher in ‘Play Store’ to start the download and installation.
After the install click on ‘OPEN’ to access the Gladinet login page. Login using your credentials.
Accessing Folders and Files¶
Once logged in users will see the files and folders they have access to like shown in the screen below.
Tap on the folder to see the files and sub-folders inside. Clicking the information disclosure (‘i’ circle) icon for a folder will display editing and collaboration options for that folder.
The editing and collaboration options are ‘Set as Favorite’, ‘Open’, ‘Download, Upload, ‘Delete’, ‘Share’ and ‘Rename’.
Tapping a file will also display the same editing and collaboration options as shown for the folder above. To access a file tap on the file name and you will be able to view the file and the context menu. You can also open a file by just tapping twice on the file.
Creating New Folders¶
In order to create new folders a user can click the ‘+’ (plus) icon displayed on the bottom of the screen.
Enter the folder name and click the ‘OK’ button to create a new folder.
Selecting the ‘Up Arrow’ icon will allow users to upload existing photos. To choose an existing photo from the phone select the ‘Up Arrow’, ‘Camera’ and select the photo that you want to upload and select ‘Upload’ icon on the bottom of the screen .
Opening and saving an existing document¶
To edit an existing document, tap on the document in the file list and select ‘Open’ from the menu option. You will be taken to the edit and collaboration screen where you will select ‘Open with’ option. Select ‘Polaris Office 5’ to edit the file. You can select other editors are well to open files.
Edit the file and select save. Any changes made will be saved and you can use the back arrow to return back and continue editing more files.
To refresh any screen, select the ‘Refresh’ icon on the bottom of the screen.
In order to preview a document, you can select ‘Open’ option listed under the document or the folder.
Adding to Favorite¶
You can add a file or a folder to favorites by pressing ‘Set as Favorite’.
When you add a folder or a file to favorite, it will be marked with a green ‘check’ and can be accessible offline.
Removing from Favorite¶
You can remove the folders and files from favorite by pressing ‘Unfavorite’ for folders and files which were added to favorite earlier. Once the files or folders have been removed from favorites they will no longer be marked with a check and will not be accessible offline.
Renaming a File¶
You can rename a file or a folder using the ‘Rename’ option. Pressing ‘Rename’ will display a field to type in the new name.
Deleting a File¶
A file can be deleted using the ‘Delete’ option. Select ‘Delete’ from the context menu to delete a file. Once the file has been deleted it will no longer be visible in the cloud drive.
Downloading a File¶
A file can be downloaded using the ‘Download’ option. Select ‘Download’ from the context menu to download a file and select the folder of your choice to download the file into.
Uploading a File¶
A file can be uploaded using the ‘Upload’ option. Select ‘Upload’ from the context menu to upload a file and select the folder of your choice to upload the file into.
Logging Out From Gladinet Cloud¶
You can logout from the Gladinet cloud by pressing ‘Logout’ icon at the bottom right of the screen.
Gladinet’s vision is to enable access to enterprise data from anywhere using any device including mobile devices like Andoid, iPhones and iPads. The Android Gladinet Cloud application is feature rich which allows enterprise users to not only access the data but also sync and collaborate on that data. Users can access, share, edit, and perform other functions on the data when accessing from Android devices just like they do when they access it from Windows or MAC clients.