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iPhone App Beta Testers Needed - Any Volunteers?

*UPDATE*  - we've got enough users for our test, so we're no longer accepting any applications to the beta. If you didn't make it in, don't panic - we hope to submit the application for approval into the iTunes store next week, so hopefully you won't have to wait long before you can use it on your iPhone.  Thanks!

Great news!  Our iPhone app is coming along very nicely, and we're finally ready to have some real users bang on it and help us work through any remaining bugs/issues. We're really excited to have some other folks use the app and give us feedback.  Hopefully, you'll like it as much as we do.

PLEASE NOTE: This initial version of our app REQUIRES online access.  So if you are an iTouch user, you will only be able to use the app when you are connected to the internet via a WiFi connection.  We are absolutely planning on releasing a version of the app that will work offline as well, and in fact, we've already begun working on it, so we hope it will be ready shortly after this initial version is released.  But for now, online access will be required to use the app.

If you are interested in participating in the beta test, please send me a mail message with your iPhone UDID and your email address.  You can find your UDID by taking the following step:

  1. Connect your iPhone to your Mac or PC.
  2. When iTunes opens, click on your device under the "Devices" section in the left-hand column.
  3. The "Summary" tab in iTunes should now be visible. Click the "Serial Number" label.  You'll notice "Serial Number" changes to "Identifier".
  4. Click on "Edit" in the menu at the top and select "Copy"
  5. Now compose a mail message to me, and you can paste that Identifier into the mail message. 

Don't post this information as a comment to this blog post.  Please send me a mail message through MyFitnessPal instead by visiting:

http://www.myfitnesspal.com/messages/new/28

Anyone out there can apply, but if you are accepted, we do require that you answer a few questions about your experience with the app, i.e. give us your opinion about the application as well as let us know of any bugs/crashes/etc. that you find.  We probably won't be able to accept everyone, so please don't be disappointed if you don't make it into the beta.  We hope to have the official app available very shortly.

Thanks, and hope you are enjoying the site!

- Mike & Al

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18 comments:

rtmama wrote about 5 years:
oooh me, me! I will send you my info asap!
BetterVersion wrote about 5 years:
Awesome! I've been waiting for this! Will send info.
kitty_cat023 wrote about 5 years:
if i had an iphone i definitely would! any blackberry apps coming out soon??
mike wrote about 5 years:
We're looking at both Blackberry and Android, but for now, only the iPhone app is (almost) available
CarmenSantiago wrote about 5 years:
Oh no, I have a blackberry. :-( I've been waiting for this. I think it's awesome!
LydiaJay wrote about 5 years:
is this just for iPhones, as I have an internet enabled touchphone NOT an iPhone. Would definitely be interested if it works for me.
Advengirl wrote about 5 years:
Sweet! I'll send my info as soon as I get home (and have access to my iTunes :) )
mike wrote about 5 years:
LydiaJay - this is just for iPhones, although we are looking into creating applications for other devices (like the Blackberry, Android phones, etc.) as well
bellajake2006 wrote about 5 years:
Sounds great...let us know when its out for blackberry!i have tried some other apps, but i would love myfitnesspal on my phone!
lissmiller wrote about 5 years:
Yep - I'd like to be part of it. I'll send my iPhone info later tonight. Great idea.
cschoen wrote about 5 years:
I would love to be a part of this, but will it work with an iPod Touch as well as an iPhone? Going to try it!
plumppeach28 wrote about 5 years:
I've got the Tmobile G1.. Is it possible to add it there? On Android?!
charbrowne wrote about 5 years:
Okay, so if you're gonna do an app for BlackBerry, you know you gotta do one for the Pre...especially before you do one for the Droid, which came out after! LOL! Obviously, I have a Pre and I want this app for my phone too! :)
Debroha wrote about 5 years:
I would be all over that if I had an iPhone. I have been getting on the site with my BlackBerry but of course not able to add or make any changes. When you are ready for the BlackBerry count me in!
xtraquispe wrote about 5 years:
Sent my info!! PUMPED about finally getting my favorite calorie tracker on my iPhone!!!!
jchurch27 wrote about 5 years:
Blackberry Storm!!! C'mon guys!
kc7671 wrote about 5 years:
would love the iphone app! can't wait!
Anonymous wrote almost 5 years:
Ok sooo i have the iphone and i am trying to add my food....i added jack in the box chk fajita pita..then i went to add jack in the box reg beef taco..and its not letting me..i keep getting a message that say "ALERT Error adding food" WTH

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