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Emoncms Android App V2
2017-06-22 00:00
June 22nd 2017
Glyn Hudson

Yesterday we have launched a significant update to the Emoncms Android app.

androidv2-1 Get it on Google Play

New features

1. Multiple emoncms accounts:

Monitor multiple Emoncms accounts, very useful for installers, power users etc. It's also possible for these accounts to be on different Emoncms servers e.g., emonPi, emonBase, etc. Additional account are easily added to the app using the built in QR code scanner and scanning the QR code on the 'Account' section of Emoncms.


2. Multiple MyElectric graphs per account:

Useful to monitor more than one power feed: e.g. House consumption, Heat Pump consumption, Solar PV production, EV charging etc.


3. Multiple currency rates for each MyElectric graph:

e.g day rate / night rate, Economy7, solar PV FIT, hydro etc.


4. Language Translations:

French, German, Dutch, Italien and Spanish all rank among the top 5 for the Emoncms app in terms of active installs. We have now added the full native language support they deserve. Thanks a lot to the community for helping to proof and beta test. See bottom of this post for how to get involved.


5. Chromebook support:

Many Chromebooks can now run native android apps, the Emoncms app works great on a Chromebook. It's much quicker to load than the web version and does not require a login each time.


The current latest version at time of writing is V2.0.8

See Emoncms Android app GitHub repo 'Releases' for change log.


The main features of the V2 update were contributed open-source by Tamsin Slinn. We very much appreciate all her hard work.

Also thanks to:

  • @JumpMaster (Original app author: various fixes and guidence)
  • @bidouilleur French translation proofreading & corrections)
  • @revil.o (German translation proofreading & corrections)
  • @joyrider3774 (Dutch translation bug fixing)
  • @pb66 (testing and feedback)

See Android app V2 development forum thread

As always the Android app is fully open-source on GithHub, contributions are most welcome :-)

The best place to get involved is our community forum and open issues / pull requests direclty on the GitHub repo.