Preview a WorkApp

Applies to

  • Enterprise
Smartsheet Advance Package

After you’ve added pages and roles to your WorkApp, you can preview it to see what it will look like when it’s live. 

Preview the app

To preview the app, click Preview at the top of the screen. You can click through and edit the WorkApp to test or change its behavior.

Changes made in preview mode become final when you publish the app.

In Preview mode, you can:

  • Preview by role: Select a role from the top left of your screen. 
  • Learn which users hold which role: Click the people icon on the top left of your screen.
  • Publish the app: Click publish at the top right of your screen.

Publish App

Click Publish to finalize any changes or Exit Preview to return to the app builder. 

Left panel navigation is not available in Preview mode.

Preview a WorkApp on mobile 

  1. At the top of the screen, click the mobile icon.
  2. Scan the QR code with your mobile device.
    Not every mobile device has a built-in QR code reader/ Some devices use your camera, while others require you to download a third-party QR code reader. Check your device documentation to learn more. 
  3. The WorkApp opens in the Android or iOS Smartsheet app on your device. You will see a download prompt if you do not have the Smartsheet mobile app installed.

Preview on mobile works in Android and iOS app versions 8.7 and beyond. Learn more about Smartsheet for iOS or Smartsheet for Android.

Exit preview 

  • Select Exit Preview (or Exit at the top right of your screen) to go to your last location in the mobile app or back to WorkApps Home. 

Unpublished WorkApps do not appear on Mobile.