First readers' preview sharing

I’ve been fuddling about asking 2 people - who’s patience has worn to the bone now - to give vital “first reader” feedback before I deploy my app.

Expectations are not managed.

It’s a deal breaker for me before I part with money for a product or service. Do they communicate?

I’ve shared via email, from share icon on entry, from address bar and they get boom! download Appsheet. Denial of access. just pushed my two vital first readers away. they would give me that crucial first response to the UX, user interface and navigation of my app before it goes live.

Why can they not just lay out the ground rules;

  1. i need to add their email to this specifc version (I did an older one while still learning and restarting)

  2. I need to warn them they need to download appsheet.

Easy. Done. Communication. Expectations managed and my app seen before it is deployed to iron out raging customer viewpoint issues.

Can anyone confirm if these 2points are the parameters for the 10 free shares for feedback (so far uncommunicated by Appsheet)?

Hi Sophie,

First of all, thank you for sharing your thoughts with the community and with us. I also do believe we can do better there and we’ll take your feedback into account.

If you created an application that requires users to sign-in, then you will need to whitelist the people who should have access to your app. There are multiple mechanisms for that and specifying their email addresses is one of them. More info is available at If you do not require them to sign-in and accept anyone to use your app, then you won’t need to specify their email addresses.
If your app users want to use the app on a mobile device, they will need to download AppSheet first. There is no need to download anything if app users access the app in a browser.

These two points apply to all users, but rather depend on how you set up your application.
I hope this helps.

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