New Year, New Updates for Basecamp 3 on Android

We’ve updated the Basecamp 3 Android app to coincide with the launch of the Basecamp 3 refresh. What’s new?

  • 💨 Navigation takes you to Projects and Teams faster
  • 🗺 Sticky titles and breadcrumbs keep you from getting lost
  • 🎨 Themes and overall styling updated to match the refresh

💨 Navigation takes you to Projects and Teams faster

Whether you have one Project or one hundred, we know you’re using the Android app to check on Basecamp quickly, on-the-go.

📌 Pinned Projects and Teams are more prominent on the Home Screen. Quickly scan for the Projects that matter to you. These pinned Projects and Teams stand out when you’re sharing a video from YouTube or uploading a photo or PDF.

Pinned Projects and Teams are more prominent.

🔍 Quick Jump to a Project or Team by typing a few letters in Search. Just start typing in the Search field. Since Search is accessible on nearly every screen, you can quickly switch back and forth between two Projects.

Jump to Projects, Teams, and People (too!) by typing a few letters in Search.

🗺 Sticky titles and breadcrumbs keep you from getting lost

Basecamp keeps everything in one place. It’s not uncommon to follow a few discussion threads across different Projects. Perhaps you’re commenting on To-dos within various To-do Lists (also spread across different Projects). We’ve made it so you won’t get lost in the Android app.

🍯 Message titles stick to the top when you’re reading discussions. This is especially helpful after you’ve tapped a Hey! notification. Bonus: Tap the collapsed title to jump to the top of the Message.

Navigation scrolls away while the Message title remans.

🍞 Breadcrumbs show where To-dos, Docs, and Files are. Dive into a To-do List or Folder. You’ll always know where you are in relation to the rest of the Project. If the breadcrumb trail gets too long, just swipe the path side-to-side. This will reveal the beginning and end of the trail.

Breadcrumbs show where things are in the Project.

🎨 Themes and overall styling updated to match the refresh

The updated Android app has rounded buttons and softened corners to match elements of the Basecamp 3 design. We’ve also updated icons and colors throughout the app.

🖍 Customize your Basecamp colors by choosing a Theme in the Me tab. Bonus: If you have multiple Basecamp accounts, you can assign a different color for each one.

Pick a color by going to the Me tab.

💯 Pings and Search are available from any screen. Keep a conversation going while you look at the details of a To-do together. Search for a link to a file to reference in your comment. Having Pings and Search available means less jumping around in the app.

Search and Pings are accessible on nearly every screen.

➡️ This is just the start…

We’ve got more planned in the coming months for customers on Android. Until then, these new updates are ready for you in the latest Basecamp 3 Android app. Download it today on Google Play!


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