SAP FSM Android App Release Notes

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9.3.0

8th July, 2021

What’s New

  • Added Template description and Smartform style elements info to HTML JSON data. 
  • Autocomplete name when checking out an activity and adding a contact. 
  • Remember last used Smartform language when creating a new Smartform instance. 

Technical improvements

 

9.2.1

15th June , 2021

What’s New

Technical improvements

  • Fixed an issue where the workflow step "checkout" was not closing an activity if there was a step defined after the checkout step.

 

9.2.0

14th June , 2021

What’s New

  • Introducing the new Logbook feature - this shows history of push notifications and also key local actions that took place e.g activity closed, effort created. 
  • UI improvements to Sync Conflict / Validation Error screen to make it more user friendly. 
  • A new icon helps distinguish between Equipment and functional location.
  • Checklist have been renamed to Smartforms, aligning the naming with the web applications.
  • Activity Feedback is now displayed in checkout details screen.
  • Added barcode scanning to serial number and manufacturer serial number fields when creating or editing equipment, reducing manual work required to capture the serial information. 

Technical improvements

 

9.1.0

12th May , 2021

What’s New

  • Updating ordering of Smartfrom instances on Activities so open instances appear at the top of the list. 
  • Add attachments to a purchase order.
  • A long description can be displayed for activity codes, if this information is provided by the ERP system e.g S4 supports long description field. 

Technical improvements

 

9.0.2

4th May, 2021

What’s New

Technical improvements

  • Fixed a migration issue that cause the save button to be disabled when editing equipment details. 

 

9.0.1

28th April , 2021

What’s New

Technical improvements

  • Improvement for diff synced time for equipment.

 

9.0.0

12th April , 2021

What’s New

  • Added support for object picker for Warehouses.
  • Technicians can now create new equipment and update existing details such as the equipment address or serial number.
  • This version also includes some changes that were previously announced here FSM Mobile Announcements ( Android, iOS, Windows) 

Technical improvements

    • No warning message shown if stock quantity is about to get negative due to a material consumption
    • Wrong contact person in HTML Checkout screen
    • Working time field is being rounded when it should not
    • Activity handover passes already consumed materials as reserved materials
    • Checkout warning not displayed correctly
    • More technical improvements, please refer to the change-log for details https://help.sap.com/viewer/fsm_changelog/Cloud/en-US/sap-fsm-changelog.html

8.9.2

16th March , 2021

Technical improvements

 

8.9.1

10th March , 2021

Technical improvements

 

8.9.0

8th March , 2021

What’s New

  • Create HTML reports from the "Print & Send Menu" , this works for Activities, service calls and Smartfrom instances*
  • Allow creation of objects after activity is checked out.
  • Items that are marked Inactive are hidden form the material creation.
  • Used "tools" information is included in the JSON for HTML reporting. 
  • New and improved UI for creating Addresses on mobile.
  • Add translation keys to Feedback code dialogs, so you can customize the generic "generate code" dialog tittle.
  • Add Autonavi as an alternative map provider to Google Map.
  • Add translation keys to Feedback code dialogs

*Requires template updates, please see  for new sample

Technical improvements

 

8.8.2

8th February, 2021

What’s New

Technical improvements

  • Attachments created on the device will be sent sent to the cloud as part of the differential sync process. This should address the issue faced by some customers missing attachments in their reports. 

 

8.8.1

1st February, 2021

What’s New

Technical improvements

 

8.8.0

28th January, 2021

What’s New

  • HTML Checkout report - ability to add each checklist as its own PDF.
  • Pre-fill the batch if there is only one when you select a Reserved Material.
  • Enable matchCode logic for time tasks on standalone accounts.
  • Add repeat button for Work time.

Technical improvements

 

8.7.0

18th December, 2020

Technical improvements

 

8.6.1

7th December, 2020

What’s New

  • Updated Home screen card with Workflow Steps.
  • Double tap to quickly expand tables in Smartforms.
  • Animations when swiping through dates on Home screen.
  • Export equipment address to HTML JSON.
  • Directly fill out PDF forms within FSM.
  • Clear Smartfrom chapters without reseting the whole Smartform. 
  • Create HTML reports from the Print and Send menu.
  • Display Floor and Building information on activity address.

Technical improvements

Addressed the following issues

  • App cannot be opened and crashes with Turkish language.
  • App very busy in the final steps of sync.
  • Custom translation keys are disregarded in Duration field.
  • Validation error for already deleted objects.

 

8.5.0

5th November, 2020

What’s New

Technical improvements

Addressed the following issues

  • Equipment Hierarchy View shows all equipments during SC creation.
  • Checklist element date format should take the device date format.
  • x button on checklist textfield can be pressed from outside the button area, causing issues when entering text. 
  • ScreenConfiguration - SalesQuotation - Mark as Ready is not configurable.
  • Compact view - customer name overlaps the activity number.

 

8.4.3

13th October, 2020

What’s New

Technical improvements

  • Fixed a issue where invisible chapters with mandatory fields, still prompting the user that some fields were not completed. 

 

8.4.2

12th October, 2020

What’s New

Technical improvements

  • Fixed a UI glitch with Expenses : Amounts disappears from expense after syncing

 

8.4.1 

7th October, 2020

What’s New

Technical improvements 

  • Sync improvements - Optimisations to improve differential sync times. 

 

8.4.0

29th September, 2020

What’s New

  • Edit User defined values inline on the activity details edit screen.
  • Checklist navigation improvements : Remember and navigate directly to the last chapter the user was interacting with. 
  • Extended custom push notifications to support more object types : Sales quotation , sales order, purchase order and Team. 

Technical improvements

  • Activity creation - when selecting the equipment the business partner is not selected automatically.

 

8.3.2

1st September, 2020

What’s New

Technical improvements

  • Fixes an issue with the default warehouse being cleared, when creating a material. Only effects accounts with the company setting RestrictToOwnWarehouse.

 

8.3.1

27th August, 2020

What’s New

Technical improvements

  • Fixes an issue with some data based Jasper reports not working because of the application sending a non ISO compliant time.

 

8.3.0

25th August, 2020

What’s New

  • Added support for feedback code filtering based on the equipment type
  • Checklist Date on Activity Screen will now be displayed based on the devices date format. 
  • User can now add new objects directly from the work items screen. 

Technical improvements

 

8.2.0

3rd August, 2020

What’s New

  • Reserved material can now be linked directly to an activity or a service call. This will help ensure that the correct material is used on each activity. 
  • Time fields are now displayed based on the devices time format. 
  • Added support for planning board teams.
  • Improve hierarchy search for equipment, searching will now return more results deeper in the hierarchy. 
  • Inactive Contacts are no longer displayed when creating new objects such as sales orders or activities. 
  • S4 support : Maintain link to reserved material when creating a material or stock transfer.

Technical improvements

 

8.1.0

June 29th, 2020

What’s New

  • Support for generating Offline HTML based reports.
  • Checklists can now be displayed in landscape mode.
  • Inactive contacts will no longer be displayed while creating new items e.g service calls or activities. 

Technical improvements

  • The Hierarchy option was missing in the activity equipment filter screen. 
  • The application was sending an incorrect value for the lastUserSync timestamp.
  • The app was crashing if a UDF was deleted from Screen-Configuration.

 

8.0.1

May 15th, 2020 

Technical improvements

  • Fixed an issue with the numeric input switching to character inputs mode after the users enter a digit on table text fields. 

 

8.0.0

May 14th, 2020

What’s New

  • Updated the UI for attachments download and added the ability to download these attachments in the background.
  • Activity details and Reserved Material UI updates that were previously in the preview are now available as standard.  

Technical improvements

  • Can on longer edit fields in checklist marked as 'Read Only'.
  • Resolved a crash caused by selecting Send email in the final screen of the integrated checkout process.

 

7.24.1

April 3rd, 2020

Technical improvements

  • Addresses an issue with some checklist dropdowns requiring two taps to open.

 

7.24.0

March 31th, 2020

What’s New

  • Tools improvements - Display number of reserved vs the number of used tools, filter tools by "mine".
  • Filter activities list by the equipment.

Bug fixes

  • Can't create a new contact for an existing Business Partner.
  • Lead/SalesOpportunity contact details changes are ignored.
  • Null value causes app crashes during checkout/report generation.

 

7.23.0

February 12th, 2020

What’s New

  • Caching now includes attachment on Equipment and Business Partners.

Bug fixes

  • App crash on group checkout and at least one assignment are in status locked.
  • Fixed issue with multiline text on checklist report view. 

 

7.22.0

February 17th, 2020

What’s New

  • Support swipe gestures to navigate the Homescreen and Smartforms
  • Support screen config for Sales Quotation screen
  • Smartform Table improvements - Inline editing

Bug fixes

  • Checklist auto-populated fields - date stays empty
  • Editing activity allows changing origin service call
  • Checklist can't be finished, when the phone is set to Chinese
  • TimeEffort disappears when canceling the preview report

 

7.21.0

December 16th, 2019

What’s New

  • Set a Smartfom as a workflow step
  • Support for Multiple Service workflows  
  • Ability to delete synced attachments on Standalone and ECC accounts

Bug fixes

  • Time interval setting not working for efforts screen
  • Smartform calculation Element parsing issue when no alphanumeric IDs were used

 

7.20.0

November 13th, 2019

Bug fixes

  • Optional fields are mandatory within a table on a checklist instance
  • Mileage date is not stored correctly

 

7.19.0

October 22th, 2019

What’s New

  • Scan barcodes in Smart Form Text fields. 
  • Display Date and Time fields on the Service Call creation screen.
  • Declined efforts should are no longer considered in the "No overlapping efforts" rule.

Bug fixes

  • ServiceCheckout email address cannot be manually entered.
  • Online report template - date selection default 1970.
  • Summary screen - sign page doesn't pass defined email.
  • Closed activities are not greyed out on the activity menu.

 

7.18.0

September 26th, 2019

What’s New

  • Added search bar to Reserved material batch items.
  • Support screen configuration for Activity inline editing screen.

Bug fixes

  • Visibility condition in Checklists isn't working correctly.

 

7.17.0

September 4th, 2019

What’s New

  • Improve data clean when objects are deleted. Clean up is now 40% quicker. 
  • Filter the quantity of an item based on the warehouse and the respective stock info when creating a material.
  • Preview of the Checkout Summary screen.

Bug fixes

  • Smart form chapter title is cut off after 71 characters.
  • An issue with material batch selection affecting some customers. 
  • No validation if the quantity of a material exceeds what is in stock.

 

7.16.0

August 14th, 2019

What’s New

  • Enable multi-selection on filter options for a service call and activity workflow steps.
  • When creating Assignment, the chosen Equipment is now linked in ServiceCall

Bug fixes

  • ERP Error polling services crashes if app is in background.
  • When using Screenconfig for UDF (Boolean) the behavior/values are different between Android and iOS. 
  • Equipment in hierarchy breadcrumb shows type instead of just name.
  • Prerequisites for activity action is different than on iOS.

 

7.15.0

August 2019

What’s New

  • Custom translation support for DTOItem.
  • Create project teams from mobile. 

Bug fixes

  •  Custom translations are not showing when using "Simplified Chinese".

 

7.14.0

July 15th, 2019

What’s New

  • Company setting to change cache settings on the device via the Admin portal.
  • Support Screen Configuration for Activity Lists.

Bug fixes

  • An issue with some EAN-128 not being recognized.
  • Fixed issue with defined language is not being remembered when generating reports.
  • Time effort type not pre-selected in the workflow step.
  • Empty Checkout condition message in Android.

 

7.12.0

May 9th, 2019

What’s New

  • No new features 

Bug fixes

  • Keyboard covers bottom SmartForm elements.
  • No error displayed when creating an assignment without a business partner. 
  • Certain screen configuration with leads to Work Time Type remains red and unable to be saved.
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