Installing Tessera on an iPad or iPhone

Installing Tessera on an iPad or iPhone

Either…

Visit The App Store on your iPad and download and install the most recent version of FileMaker Go on your IOS device. FileMaker Go is a free App from FileMaker that will allow you to run the Tessera file on your IOS device.

Now visit arawak.com.au on your IOS device, click the download link for Tessera for iPad and download Tessera directly.

Or…

i. Purchase a copy of Tessera for Mac or PC and download it onto your computer.

ii. Visit The App Store on your iPad and download and install the most recent version of FileMaker Go on your IOS device. FileMaker Go is a free App from FileMaker that will allow you to run the Tessera file on your IOS device.

iii. Copy the Tessera data file to your iPad or iPhone. See below for transfer options.

How to transfer the Tessera file to your IOS device by connecting the IOS device to your computer using USB cable or WiFi.

Make sure that Tessera is closed on your Mac or PC before copying to your iPad or iPhone.

      • Connect your IOS device to your computer. Either with a USB cable or via Wi-Fi if your device is set up for Wi-Fi syncing.
        • To set up Wi-Fi syncing, connect your iPad or iPhone to your computer with a USB cable.
        • In iTunes click the Device button in the upper right corner. (If viewing the iTunes Store, click the Library button first.)
        • If you don’t see your device, choose View > Hide Sidebar.
        • In the Summary tab, select “Sync with this [device] over Wi-Fi.”)
      • In iTunes, select your iPhone, or iPad, then click the Apps tab
      • Below File Sharing, select FileMaker Go from the Apps list, then click Add.
      • Select the Tessera data file to transfer, then click Open.

Important: When you transfer a file to your device, you are creating a copy of the original file. Data changes made on your iPad are not synchronised back to the original file on your Mac or PC.

Transfer the Tessera file using by email

You can email yourself the Tessera data file. On the IOS device open the email and press and hold on the attached file for the option to open it in FileMaker Pro Go. The file will be moved to the appropriate location on your iPad during this process.

Transfer the Tessera file using a file hosting service.

You can use file hosting services to transfer FileMaker databases to your iPad and iPhone to be used with FileMaker Go.

Example:  Transfer Tessera using Dropbox

After having moved the Tessera data.usr file into your Dropbox on your Mac or PC…

  • Open the Dropbox on the iPad or iPhone
  • Select Tessera data file by tapping on it
  • The file can now be opened in FileMaker Go.

Important: When you transfer a file to your device, you are creating a copy of the original file.  Data changes made on your device are not synchronized to the original file.

Transfer the Tessera back to your computer from your iPad

  • Connect your device to your computer. Either with a USB cable or via Wi-Fi if your device is set up for Wi-Fi syncing.
    • To set up Wi-Fi syncing, connect your iPad or iPhone to your computer with a USB cable.
    • In iTunes click the Device button in the upper right corner. (If viewing the iTunes Store, click the Library button first.)
    • If you don’t see your device, choose View > Hide Sidebar.
    • In the Summary tab, select “Sync with this [device] over Wi-Fi.”)
  • In iTunes, select your iPhone, or iPad, then click the Apps tab
  • Below File Sharing, select FileMaker Go from the Apps list
  • Select the Tessera data file to transfer back to your computer, then click Save as….

Important: When you transfer a file to your device, you are creating a copy of the original file. Data changes made on your device are not synchronised to the original file.

2018-04-05T16:54:19+00:00