How do I upload media to my Asset Store using PebblePocket?

PebblePocket allows you to upload media such as photos and videos from your phone to your PebblePad Asset Store. Once uploaded, these Assets can be added to a Portfolio, Page, Blog or Workbook. For help downloading the app see: How do I download and log in to PebblePocket?

You can also create other Assets using PebblePocket, such as a Post, Reflection or Experience (How do I create a Post, Reflection or Experience Asset using PebblePocket?). If you are an Undergraduate Nursing student you will also see additional Asset types you can create while on placement (How do I record evidence of hours / an offline assessment incl. a digital signature using PebblePocket?).

Follow the steps below to upload media from your phone to your Asset Store:


1) Open PebblePocket on your phone and tap on either 'Add a Photo' or 'Add a Video', then on either 'Take a photo/record a video' or 'Choose an existing photo/video':

PebblePocket menu


If you chose 'Take a photo/video', this will open your camera and the photo/video you take will be what you upload. If you chose 'Choose an existing photo/video', you will be taken to your phone camera roll/gallery to locate a photo/video:



2) Once you have selected your photo/video to upload, you will need to give it a Title and optional description. An Asset's title is what it will be called in your PebblePad Asset Store, so give it a descriptive name!

Form for adding title and details to a photo upload


3) Tap 'Send' to upload your Asset to your Asset Store. If you are connected to the internet your Asset will upload straight away to PebblePad - if not, it will queue the Asset to be uploaded later. If this happens, simply open PebblePocket when you are connected to the internet later and you will be able to resume the upload from the 'My Assets' menu in PebblePocket.


4) Your Asset will now be uploaded to PebblePad and you should receive a confirmation message:



5) Check your Asset Store on PebblePad and your Asset will be listed. If it is not, please wait a while and check later, as large files may take longer to upload:


6) You may also want to add Tags to your Asset now it is uploaded - see here for guidance on how.



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