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How to update an application for the RealWear Navigator 500 using Foresight

In this article we will explain how to update an application, either native applications or posted by RealWear, using Foresight.

What is needed:

  • Computer

How to update an application posted by RealWear:

Some applications posted by RealWear are updated automatically, for example Microsoft Teams. For other applications, for example Cisco Webex, the newest version will be made available in Foresight. To install them, you have to create a new policy and assign them to your device.  Step 1: Creating a policy

  1. On your computer, go to Realwear Foresight: https://cloud.realwear.com/
  2. Login with your details.
  3. Click on “Device Management” in the left navigation menu.
  4. Click on “Policies”.
  5. Click on “+ Add New Policies”  on the top right.
  6. Fill in a name for your Policy.
  7. Click on “+ Add App” in the middle right of your screen.
  8. Select an App and press the Add button. You can add multiple apps to your policy if you would like to install multiple apps at the same time. 

* If your application does not show, please contact your application supplier.

  1. Press “Save” in the right top corner.

You have now created a Policy that can be assigned to individual devices or device groups. This tutorial only explains adding it to individual devices.  Step 2: Assigning a policy to your device.

  1. Click on “Device Management” in the left navigation menu.
  2. Click on “Devices”.
  3. You will now see your devices appear. You can recognize your device by the serial number. The serial number can be found on the side of the box or at the side of the box.
  4. Click on the device you would like to add the application to.
  5. Scroll down until you see “Policy Template” and “Change Template”.
  6. Click on the selection box below “Change Template” and select the Policy you created in step 1.
  7. Scroll up and press “Save”.

Once you turn on your RealWear Navigator 500 and the device is connected to a WiFi network, the application will update automatically. This may take a minute. 

How to update a native application:

  1. On your computer, go to Realwear Foresight: https://cloud.realwear.com/
  2. Login with your details.
  3. Go to application catalog.
  4. Select your desired application in the native application section.
  5. Select + Add new version and upload your newest APK file.
  6. Select Save.
  7. Make sure the Auto update to latest version has been check on top of the page.
  8. Select Save.

Once you turn on your RealWear Navigator 500 and the device is connected to a WiFi network, the application will update automatically. This may take a minute.

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How to update an application for the RealWear Navigator 500 using Foresight

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