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How to access Miro boards offline in Airplane Mode?


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Hi!  I go off the grid every Monday and yesterday was my first day to evaluate which apps depend on the cloud.  Unfortunately, Miro doesn’t seem to deal with this scenario very gracefully:

 

How does Miro support offline use?   I’d like at the very least, be able to view my boards read-only and it would be a bonus to create new boards offline to be uploaded and seen by my team later.

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Best answer by mlanders 31 May 2020, 07:30

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Totally agree here, offline mode is definitely needed! And yes, it is important feature! Hope to see this soon.

 

Ed

Miro development team:

Please consider how to make an offline mode work.  I understand the difficulty of managing changes made by team members real-time while one is making changes offline.  How to compare, approve, and overwrite what may have been done while a user was offline is not going to be easy but is a needed feature.

 

Statement by Miro (posted on 05/06/2020):

https://help.miro.com/hc/en-us/articles/360017731553-System-Requirements

Offline mode

Since Miro relies on the vision of a seamless cloud solution for online collaboration, the tool's offline mode is currently not on our radar.

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Thank you for your respond, but this is not a solution, this could be on your radar if you can look on this from another perspective, do a better brainstorm with your team. One of the solution here is to make timeline container, which would be appeared there when the person will go online, in this situation nothing will be broken, and people could see and choose which stage to implement from this timeline(history) than “publish to the board” 

How to explain, this feature will make your product complete, now this require some workaround, using other apps to do preparation work when there no connection. 

You’ve done enormous work to make your product almost perfect. But this feature will bring this to the next level. Please higher the priority to this feature and you will see that this will be very useful for people.

 

Best,

Eduard

I agree Eduard.  I’m sorry for the miscommunication, but I’m a user just like you.  I was addressing the miro team in my comment above.  I quoted what miro has said in the recent past about offline mode just so it was there for anyone who sees this.

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Got it Cliff, hope some of the team member will see this thread, and will bring this topic to a meeting. Finger crossed.

 

best,

Eduard

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Hi @chinarut @Cliff Walters :

@Eduard did the first step into the right direction:

He placed this offline-wish into the wishlist-section - thats exact what needs to be done.

https://community.miro.com/wish-list-32/offline-mode-925

So everyone who read this and wants to have this:
Vote for it by clicking the vote button.

Please Eduard would you do this, too.

I voted also for it because I love the idea.

Michael

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Thank you @mlanders, hope more people will see this feature interested, to get it up on the list.

 

Eduard

 

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@chinarut @Eduard & @Cliff Walters :

I love not only the idea - for me it is an absolute must if I like to create further ideas alone without beeing able to get online.

So it should be possible to work offline and when I am online it should automaticly update the board.

Michael

 

I support this request by 100%, even though I am just starting with Miro. It seems perfect in what it can do, but I work internationally and in places where the internet is often shaky. For me, not being able to read or work offline is a complete deal-breaker. Sorry for this. h.

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I support this request by 100%, even though I am just starting with Miro. It seems perfect in what it can do, but I work internationally and in places where the internet is often shaky. For me, not being able to read or work offline is a complete deal-breaker. Sorry for this. h.

Hey @Harald Modis you can go here https://community.miro.com/wish-list-32/offline-mode-925 and up vote to this feature, I do not know how many votes to they need but hope it will be growing.

 

Thanks,

Ed

I often do projects in a rural area in Indonesia, and unable to access Miro because of a connection problem is an absolute nightmare. I hope there’s an offline mode option to maximize Miro’s versatility 

I learned the hard way that this feature isn’t available. I unexpectedly ran out of data last night with no way to get internet connection until this late morning:disappointed_relieved: . I tried to be productive and use the Miro app on my laptop but NOPE! How is working offline not a feature yet???:rage:

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@Saki Solis :

I hope that this will change in a future version of miro … this will bring miro a big step forward to give it more flexibility ...

I was considering moving my planner to Miro, it has all the right tools except offline mode. Would be really nice to have the option to save and edit a board on my device.

when is Miro available with an offline mode?!

I don’t even use the collaboration feature for most of my docs. I really need offline mode. Such a great app but the lack of this feature is a deal breaker for me and lack of resolution on this in a year shows that the dev team isn’t taking this matter seriously.

Definitely needed!

Is there any development on creating an offline mode? I need it!!

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@stephanie12345 :

Here is one answer:

https://community.miro.com/wish-list-32/offline-mode-925/index3.html?postid=26804#post26804

But till now for me no reason to switch … GDPR is for me a more serious reason when you’re in Germany … 

Michael who wishes a good start into 2022:tada::champagne:

Just got off a 7 hour flight on which i was going to draw up a presentation in Miro.

Oh, hold on a minute, offline mode ??

i’ll use keynote instead… 

Do we have an ETA for offline mode? 

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@Diego Gomez No. They might choose not to build an offline mode at all, this is just a Wish List idea after all.

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@Diego Gomez - In addition to @Henrik Ståhl’s comments, Miro does not share their product roadmap/backlog with the public.

Some options would be to 

  1. subscribe to Miro’s official Changelog
  2. subscribe to the Project news channel of this forum
  3. monitor the Dark Mode / Night Mode Wish List idea post to see if it gets tagged as BETA or DEVLIVERED, e.g., https://community.miro.com/ideas/clustering-beta-6964

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