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With Propeller Mobile, you can also capture and pin images of your site with your mobile device to view them in context directly on your worksite. This functionality lets you capture and pin images in real time, creating a centralized library of images you can filter by location, author, date, and category.

Adding images from your mobile device

Launch Propeller Mobile, and choose the site and survey to add images.

From the Tools option, choose PHOTO

Taking a photo on your mobile device

1. From the PHOTO option, choose Take photo

If you are adding images from your camera roll for the first time through the mobile app, you may need to grant permission to access your photos.

2. Take a photo. Before posting to the site, it will ask you to choose Retake or Use Photo

3. If you are satisfied with the image, select Use Photo. Otherwise, select Retake to try again. 

You can add more than one photo by tapping the ADD MORE button to take another photo or upload it from your photo library. 

4. Select NEXT.


5. Add a title to the photo for better organization. Assign a category to make it easier to track issue types. If you bulk upload images, this category will be assigned to all the photos in this upload. Select NEXT.

If the category you assign to the photo is not set up yet, you can always edit image categories at a later time.

6. Using the crosshairs on the map, pan to the location where you want to pin the photos manually. You can pinch the screen to zoom in and out.  Once satisfied with the location, select UPLOAD TO SITE.

If you upload images away from the worksite and Location Services on your mobile device is turned on, select the Home button to return to the worksite to pin photos.

Upload images from your image gallery

1. To upload images to your site from your camera roll, select the PHOTO option from the Tools menu and choose Photo library.

2. Select the image or images you want to add and select Done.

If your images do not have location data associated with them, you can pin them manually. You will have the option to pin them all to the same location, or you can pin them to multiple locations.

Pin to multiple locations

1. Select individual images to pin, and select NEXT.

2. Assign to a category and select NEXT.

If the category you to assign is not set up yet, you can always edit an image’s category at a later time.

3. Using the crosshairs on the map, pan to the location where you want to manually pin the photos. You can pinch the screen to zoom in and out.  

4. Once satisfied with the location, select SET LOCATION. Continue to set the remaining locations. 

5. When all the images have been pinned, select UPLOAD TO SITE.

Pin to one location

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1. If you select multiple images that do not have location information attached to the photo from your camera roll but want them pinned to the same location. Select PIN TO ONE LOCATION.

2. Add a title to the images and select NEXT.

3. Add a category and select NEXT.

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4. Using the crosshairs on the map, pan to the location where you want to manually pin the photos. You can pinch the screen to zoom in and out.  Once satisfied with the location, select  UPLOAD TO SITE.

If you upload images away from the worksite and Location Services on your mobile device is turned on, select the Home button to return to the worksite to pin photos.

How to edit, download, or delete photos

1. Select the photo you want to edit. 

2. Select the three dots menu.
Here, you can change the photo’s name and location, manage its category, download a single photo or all photos, and delete an image.

Adding comments

1. Select the photo you want to annotate and select the COMMENTS section.
View and manage comments here. 

2. To delete a comment, select the three dots menu next to the comment and select delete.


Learn more about using the Propeller mobile app to capture, pin, organize, and respond to photos on our YouTube channel


I still can't do it!

We wrote these articles to equip you with everything you need to get the job done on your own, but we understand that sometimes this isn't sufficient.

If you're stuck, you can connect with our support team by clicking the support button on the top right corner of your user portal.