How to use the PRESERVED app

How to add voice recordings to your log


You can record voice memos and add them to your log • From your log tap on the 'microphone' icon • Tap the blue 'Audio recording' button • You can start speaking straight away • As you talk, you will see your speech transcribed automatically • You will also see a meter level - this is the volume measure • When you are finished tap on the blue check mark icon This will now add the text to your entry and you can add any context by typing above the transcription in the entry.




How to add video recordings


• In your log tap on the 'movie' icon • You can then film a video which will then be added to your log • Add an optional comment about the video you have just taken • Tap on the check / tick icon to save the video to your log If you want to choose an video from your library; • In your log tap on the 'movie' icon • Tap on the icon to choose from your library • Choose the video from your library • Add it to your log by tapping on the check / tick icon When you have added your video you can also add a comment to give more context to the image and why you have added it to your log.




How to send an email to your log


• Go to settings • At the top of your settings you will see 'unique email' • Tap on 'copy' • Go to your email inbox and forward your email to this address • The email will then appear as an entry in your log




How to add images to your log


• In your log, tap on the 'camera' icon • You can take a photo which will then be added to your log • Add an optional comment about the photo you have just taken • Tap on the check / tick icon to save the image to your log OR • If you want to choose an image from your library; • In your log tap on the 'image' icon • Tap on the icon to choose from your library • Choose the image from your library • Add it to your log by tapping on the check / tick icon When you have added your image you can also add a comment to give more context to the image and why you have added it to your log.




How to export your log as a PDF report


  • Go to Export
  • Select your date range to export
  • Your PDF will show for you to share or save
  • To view previously exported PDFs, tap on the item in the export list




How to add an update to your log


  • Go into the entry you want to update.
  • Tap on the edit icon
  • Add your additional text or file
  • Confirm the changes by tapping the checkmark
  • You will now be able to see your update and if you tap on the up button next to 'revision history' you can see the date and times of the new updates.




How to search in your log


  • You can search your log by typing any word in the 'search' field at the top of your log summary page.
  • As you type it will narrow down search results
  • To view the result tap on the entry and it will take you to that log.




How to create a log entry


Text only Tap on the 'write' icon to start creating your entry. This will take you to the compose screen. Start writing your text here. Once you have written your text, click on the tick box. This is then saved to the log. Photo from library or camera Add your image by tapping on camera icon. Fro here you can choose if you want to add an image from your library or take a photo. Once you choose, this will be added to a log. If you want to add comments on this image, do so by typing text above the image. Don't worry if you forget to do this, you can always add an update to your entry later. Video You can tap on the film icon to film something and add this to your log. You can also choose from your library to add a video. Video length is currently limited to 120 seconds. Voice memo You can add a voice memo and its transcription by tapping on the microphone icon. Once you record your memo it will save to your entry and transcribe the text. You can then add comments to this.




How to share your log with someone


  • Go to your main menu then select 'sharing'
  • From sharing you can see who you have already invited
  • To share with a new person tap on 'Add'
  • You will be asked to enter the person's email address
  • You can now give media access
Once invited, you will see the person 'pending' until they accept your invite Invited Trusted Contacts have a limited amount of time to access your log - please ensure that they click within 24 hours. To enable access at a later date, they will need to be invited again.




Scanning documents to add to your log


You can scan documents and add the original image and the text taken from the scan.

  • When creating a log you can tap on the 'photo' icon.
  • You'll see a screen which allows you to choose an image from your photo library or create a scan.
  • Tap on the 'scan' icon highlighted here
  • Once you have your document in place, tap on 'manual'
  • This will then present you with a frame
  • Adjust the frame to the area of text you would like to capture
You don't always have to tap on 'manual' if you want to add a full page of text. The camera will capture all text in vision and add this.
  • Tap on 'done' to see the image scanned into your log
  • You will now see the text and the image captured in your log
  • When you go back to view your log entry you can tap on the captured image to see it full size and it will always show in your PDF report export.





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