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I've been developing an Android app called EvAccess for the Mercedes B-Class Electric Drive and Smart Electric Drive. Both vehicles use a similar web app and I need some Smart users to help beta test the app.

The goal for the EvAccess app, is to have all the relevant information on one screen, therefore you don't have to click around through different pages to look at charge state, or range, etc.

I've set up an Google+ community for the Beta app for anyone interested in trying it out. Currently it's basic in its functionality, but I will improve it over time and incorporate any feedback. If you are interested, send me a private message on this forum with your email address and I'll send you an invite to the Google+ community so that you can download the app. (This is how Android app betas are handled on the Google Play Store) When it's been through some beta testing, I'll open it up to everyone on Google Play.

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hi

i am interested to try the app and i have recently obtained a smart 2015 Electric Drive. However, I don't use android but all mac based. iPhone, macbook pro, etc. can i still use this application you developed?

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Dan

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Hi Dan, Sorry but currently the app only supports Android. I may do a version for iOS in the future, but the is no near term plans to support iOS.

hi

i am interested to try the app and i have recently obtained a smart 2015 Electric Drive. However, I don't use android but all mac based. iPhone, macbook pro, etc. can i still use this application you developed?

Thanks
Dan

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Please note: make the distances switchable between miles and km, only for viewing. In countries with miles the "mrange" value is in miles, in km countries the "mrange" is in km. Thanks
 

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EvAccess Beta

There are a few Smart ED users beta testing the app, but since the servers haven't been syncing with the car until recently I haven't received much feedback from the Smart users. I would like to get a few more beta testers and some more feedback before I release the app to the Google Play Store.

Please send me a private message with your email address if you are interested in trying out the beta app. I will then send you and invite to the Google+ EvAccess Beta community where you can download the app.

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Please send me a private message with your email address if you are interested in trying out the beta app. I will then send you and invite to the Google+ EvAccess Beta community where you can download the app.

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1st opportunity after 20+ days to sync EDdy with Germany.

Impressed with Ev Access Beta app and honestly may no longer need the wonky M-B Web page? Sadly we ALL remain at the mercy of the M-B server.

If you haven't signed up with Jared to participate in his Beta test (Android love only) you may want to give it a try!
 

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I love this app, it is quick loading my Smart data. I don't have to log out and log back into "my smart" account every time I access it.
I think there are still room to improve the graphics to make it prettier, and additional information into the app.
 

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I love this app, it is quick loading my Smart data. I don't have to log out and log back into "my smart" account every time I access it.
I think there are still room to improve the graphics to make it prettier, and additional information into the app.
Thanks for the feedback! Now that most of the functionality is there, I'll be working on the graphics to make is a little more slick Let me know if there is anything in particular information that you would like the app to show.

Also, the EvAccess app beta should be wrapped up soon and I'll be releasing it on the Google Play store at the end of this week.
 

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One suggestion I have is making charging slick . This app has a green ring that shows the charged level, if you can create an “electron flow” during the time of charging, that will look cool. (inspired by Smart app)

I also learned a new trick from the app today. Whenever I turn my tablet horizontal/vertical, it automatically refresh the screen and show the updated data. I don't have Android phone, but it's nice if the data is updated when phone is shake.

Hope you will create an app for iOS device soon.
 

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Let me know if there is anything in particular information that you would like the app to show.
Great app and an improvement over the Daimler product!

Any chance for the option of email or text notification at charge completion or interruption (power failure)?
 

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Great app and an improvement over the Daimler product!

Any chance for the option of email or text notification at charge completion or interruption (power failure)?

Thanks for the feedback! BTW, It does display an Android notification when the charge state changes. I'll add your suggestion for email/text to the list of requested features.

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Thanks, found that I was on an earlier version as the update "Push" doesn't appear to be consistent?

Notice of charging stopped before 100% might help some who can be at risk for storm related power outages?

Sorry that with the long "browser down" issue the smart ED community couldn't have been more supportive of your project.
 
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