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SpiderControl™ Automation Browser for Android™

The SpiderControl Automation Browser app for Android is available for download on this page. This Browser is intented to be used on Industrial Touch Panel with Android version 4.4 (KitKat) and higher, for ARM or x86 processor. The SpiderControl Automation Browser app supports web visualisation designed with SpiderControl Editor or any of the OEM editors, CODESYS V.2, CODESYS V.3, but it can also open any standard HTML 5 page.

Attention

Please, pay special attention that this edition of the Browser is not intended to be used by customers on their smartphone or tablet from public market. Since this app requires an Activation code, depending on the Hardware. An update of your Android may cause the loss of the license key. Also, when you change your phone, you will have to pay for a new license. Therefore, we suggest to install the SpiderControl MicroBrowser app from Play™ Store with your Google account, for this purpose.

Installation on your Android Touch Panels

Open this page on your Android device with a standard web browser, and click on the droid icon below.

Download SpiderControl Automation Browser V.1.0.5

Once the download is finished, open the APK file stored in your Download folder and follow instructions to complete the installation.
Note: Some authorisations can be asked to allow the installation of an APK file out from the official store.

For Industrial Touch Panels

If you whish, the Automation Browser to be the main app of your device, then Automation Browser Home Screen edition is the right choice.
It will automatically start on reboot and everytime you press the Home button it will show the app again.

Download SpiderControl Automation Browser V.1.0.5 (Home screen)

After installation, when you press the Android Home button, you will be asked to choose for the default launcher(*). Press the Home button again to see the ALWAYS option.
Once you have chosen the Automation Browser (ALWAYS), it will automatically be launched on the next start and you will not see the default Android Home screen anymore! To give you the choice again, you will have to clear the "Open defaults" setting in the Automation Browser app

Open the Android Settings (app menu in the top right corner) and depending on the Android version you will have to go

Then, press on the Android Home button again.

(*) If you don't see the popup to select the default launcher, it is probably because another launcher is already selected as default. In that case you will have to clear the "Open defaults" settings in the current launcher app. The name of the app is often something like "Launcher" or "Google Now Launcher", ...

What's new in this version?

- Support PIN code to prevent operator user to modify the URL or any other settings
- Support new option to open the page with: Auto detect, HTML 5 or MicroBrowser
- Show Android Settings in menu for the Home edition
- New license key for Automation Browser with challenge code prefix AB1-
- Use long press on back button to return directly in the station list and skip the navigation history from HTML5 WebView control
- Close app with CODESYS V2 exit action "INTERN EXITPROGRAM" and not only finish the MicroBrowser Activity when coming from WebView (App > WBM > WebVisu > Exit)
- And other bug fixes and improvements

Activation code

Please, fill out the online form with the Challenge code, to order a license key for your device, the challenge code is displayed when starting the app.

Support

For any questions, feedback or support, you may contact us here

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