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Trimble Connect for Mobile 2.17.1 | Release Notes | Dec 01, 2021 

11-30-2021 20:07

Trimble Connect for Mobile 2.17.1

Dec 01, 2021

Trimble Connect for Mobile

Android | iOS | v2.17.1

Connect for Mobile v2.17.1 is now available in the Google Play Store and Apple App Store.


Integration with Trimble Connect AR

Trimble Connect AR is an extension of the Trimble Connect for Mobile app that gives Building construction workers even greater accessibility to 3D models in the field.  With Connect AR, users can leverage augmented reality, field-oriented construction workflows and constructible 3D models to transform daily work such as assembly and inspections.



  • You will need a valid Trimble Connect AR license to launch the AR viewer.

Trimble Connect Mobile now features a Launch in AR Viewer option that will seamlessly transition to and load the selected model in the Connect AR app.

  • The Launch in AR Viewer option will be available while you are online and if you have a Trimble Connect AR license.  
  • The Launch in AR Viewer option will be available from anyone of the following options: 
  1. Files list 
  2. Within the 3D Viewer
  3. Quick access card
  4. Todo file attachments in Connect for Mobile 
  • Only 1 3D file can be launched in the AR viewer. If multiple files are chosen , they will be launched only in the 3D Viewer. 

Device & App Requirements

  • You will need the Trimble Connect AR app to be installed in addition to the Trimble Connect Mobile app. If the Trimble Connect AR app is not available on your device, you will be prompted to install it. 
  • Your mobile device will have to be supported for AR Services by the respective OS. Check the supported devices in Android and iOS.

Android 11 Upgrade (Not applicable for iOS devices)

We have upgraded to Android 11 to comply with Google Play Store policies You will be prompted to turn on the “Allow access to manage all files”.  This is made explicit as per latest policies of Google Play Store. 


Without providing ‘All files access”, the app cannot be opened by the user. This is enforced by Google for all apps. 



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