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Android Beta Test — Looking for Volunteers

We've heard a lot of requests for updates to the Android app, and we’ve been hard at work to accommodate those requests. Now, we’re looking for a limited group of avid MyFitnessPal Android users to try out the Beta version of our latest Android app and share their experiences with us.

What's in it for me?
This is a unique opportunity for you to gain priority access to the newest version of MyFitnessPal before it becomes publicly available. You will also play a critical role in shaping the development of our Android app and ensuring that it meets your needs and the needs of your fellow members.

What do I need to do to sign up for the beta test?
All you need to do is fill out this form; we’ll take it from there. This is a limited beta test, and there is a chance you won’t be selected. With that said, we will do our best to give priority to those who respond first. And for those of you who don’t get selected, please don’t be disappointed. You can rest assured that this is coming soon to a phone near you!

Is there anything else I should know?
Anyone with an Android device can apply, but if you are accepted, please be prepared to answer a few questions about your experience with the app (i.e. give us your opinion about the application, and let us know of any bugs/crashes that you encounter).

So go ahead and sign up today. We’ve got some exciting changes in store for you, and we’re eager to hear what you think.

We look forward to working with you!

- The MyFitnessPal team

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23 comments:

CherryOnionKiss wrote 16 months ago:
your form doesn't work.
southcarolinaguy wrote 16 months ago:
Worked for me. It's a standard Google form.
jenniferitzep wrote 16 months ago:
Link worked for me and I was even on phone.
Jacwhite22 wrote 16 months ago:
Link worked for me. Think there should have been an area for comments/reasons why you would make a good beta tester......JMHO
Princessrosary wrote 16 months ago:
I was able to open it and fill it out. I used FireFox browser. Maybe it's just certain browsers are having a problem?
tbodega wrote 16 months ago:
I'd be interested in testing a beta app for Android tablets. Unfortunately it doesn't look like this version will be supporting them.
JDySart777 wrote 16 months ago:
Worked for me! Can't wait to see what updates the beta will have...
sunnyside1213 wrote 16 months ago:
I downloaded the old app and it sucked my battery dry and my phone was hot. I pass on the beta.
twijourney wrote 16 months ago:
I don't think I'd have time to participate in the beta testing, but I'm excited to see an update. I do not like current MFP Android app because it takes forever to update each time I log in.
carogib48 wrote 16 months ago:
Managed to fill in form - FYI - my app sticks on "synchromising data" a lot of the time which is frustrating, I have just started my journey with MFP and am really into it but would like to iron this blip with app..
atbay wrote 16 months ago:
Not working for me -- but I would love to participate
silvernik wrote 16 months ago:
Wow - That closed quick :( Shame as I'm a pro mobile app tester and would love to help test an app for a site I love.
100784 wrote 16 months ago:
Closed already?! I like the current app just fine, but I'd love to see some of the full site options, like editing goals and participating in forums.
smadacarlyle wrote 16 months ago:
I'd love to test a windows phone app! Especially if it would add in the front page (as if you were viewing from the web) and forums!
shastar wrote 16 months ago:
I religiously use this all day long, every day. Too bad it closed so fast.
WilliamLeeSims wrote 16 months ago:
I've used the app almost every day for 2 years and it takes almost a dozen clicks just to add a quick snack of things I eat frequently!

1. Open MyFitnessPal
2. Click "Add To Diary"
3. Click "Afternoon Snack"
4. Click "Frequent"
5. Click on "Ezekiel 4:9 break" check
6. Click on "Boneless, Skinless Chicken Breast" row
7. Click on "Number of Servings"
8. Type "6.5" (or whatever it was that day)
9. Click on "Save".
10. Click on "Add to Checked"
11. Click on "Add All"
12. Hit "Back" button 3 times to make sure the app exits.

And this is for a very simple meal. I wish I could have participated in the beta, but hopefully you'll see this message. The number of clicks has to come way down. Fortunately the fear of being obese scares me into documenting my food, but that won't last forever.
vodaholic wrote 16 months ago:
I'd like to comment on the full site not having as much info as the app! I don't understand why I can see all data in the app but I only have a limited selection such as Carbs, Iron etc on the full site. It would be great if both had the full features but great work anyway. I still appreciate your service. Thank you
911tiff wrote 15 months ago:
I just installed the BETA 2.7 app today and so far im in LOVE! Just one question how do I provide feedback on the app?
Kym1610 wrote 15 months ago:
Loving the app, but I would also like to know how/where I need to go to provide feedback
colincraggs wrote 15 months ago:
I missed out on the beta test but I am looking forward to seeing your changes. Thank you for your on going development.
rebeccalbray wrote 15 months ago:
Using Samsung S2 X, love it so far. Only beef is on multi-add I can barely see one row at a time with the keyboard and ad feature appearing. Very frustrating to select multiple items in such a small visual area.

Could you provide a link to the correct forum to share feedback?
Anonymous wrote 8 months ago:
Gutted, I have a z1 and so wanted the beta, not being able to synch easily is driving me a bit mad lol. Ah well, let's hope it all gets through to the full product soon! Good luck guys and thanks for the continued development.
Anonymous wrote 4 months ago:
Is there a way to tell if I am running the beta app or not? I was accepted, but when I try to download via the link it tells me "app already installed"...I have not seen any auto update either (it has been at least 48 hrs(

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