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View Models (Android)

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To view models that exist in a project's Models tool using an Android mobile device.

Things to Consider

  • Required User Permissions:
    • 'Read Only' or 'Admin' permissions to the Models tool.
  • Additional Information:



  1. Navigate to the Models tool using the Procore app on an Android mobile device.
  2. Tap the model you want to view.
    Note: If the model is not currently downloaded to your device, tap Download.
  3. View the model. The following functions are available:

To Navigate Around the Model

  • Hand Gestures: Use basic hand gestures on your device's screen to navigate around the model.
    • Pinch or spread to zoom in or out.
    • Drag in any direction to move around the model.
    • Drag two fingers left or right to move horizontally.
    • Drag two fingers up or down to move vertically.
    • Press or hold an area of the 2D drawing to move to that location. 
      Note: Tap once to expand the 2D drawing.
  • Joysticks: Interact with the three joystick controls for more precise control of your viewing perspective. 
    Note: Tap Settings to turn the joysticks on or off using the toggle switch.
    • Walk: Drag and hold the joystick to the left or right to adjust your view horizontally. Drag up or down to move vertically.

    • Up/Down: Drag the joystick up or down to more vertically.

    • Look: Drag the joystick in any direction to navigate around the model.


To Return to a View

  • Tap Home models-home.png to return to the Home Viewpoint.
  • Tap Undo models-undo.png to return to the previous state.
    Note: This will remember all previous settings, including hide/show and camera location.

To Adjust Settings

  1. Tap Settings models-settings.png if you want to change the viewing settings for the model.
  2. Adjust settings by tapping a toggle ON icon-toggle-on-ios.png  or OFF icon-toggle-off-ios.png as necessary.

To Adjust Views

  • If viewpoints are available, tap Views to open a specific section within the model.
    Note: Viewpoints created in Navisworks® can be imported into the mobile viewer when creating or editing a model from the Procore plugin. See Publish a Model to Procore.

To Show or Hide Objects

  • Tap Objects models-objects.png if you want to show or hide objects.
    • Under Model Files, tap the toggle ON or OFF to show or hide objects. 
  • You can also hide specific objects while viewing the model. Tap on an object and choose from the following:
    • Hide: Hide only the selected object.
    • Similar: Hide the object and all similar objects.

To View Properties for an Object

  1. Tap the object you want to view information for.
  2. Tap the Info icon-info-black-ios.png icon.
  3. A Properties window shows the object name and properties.

To Measure Distances

  1. Tap Measure.
  2. Tap the two objects you want to measure between.
  3. Procore automatically calculates the shortest distance between objects. If the objects have more than one distance between them, multiple measurements will be shown.
    Note: If you are measuring complex objects, the calculation can take some time.
  4. Optional: To view the measurements and objects from different perspectives, drag your finger on the screen to orbit around.
  5. If you want to measure other objects, tap Restart.
  6. When you are done measuring objects, tap Done.

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