Mobile start point (Deprecated) properties

The properties of Mobile start points (Deprecated) control many aspects of the user experience in Mobile:

  • The information about the process that appears in the Mobile application.

  • The presentation asset (Guide) and data that are displayed to users

  • The AEM forms features that can be used

When the process is deployed, Mobile start points (Deprecated) cause Mobile start points (Deprecated) to be created on the AEM forms Server. The Administration Console provides additional properties that you can configure for TaskManager endpoints.


Information that appears in the Mobile application. You can also provide information for design-time tracking.

The name of the start point. Provide a name that is meaningful to users.

(Optional) A description of the process. Provide a description that is meaningful to users. For information about how to format the text using HTML, see Task instructions on task cards .

The Forms screen category in which the process is displayed in the Mobile Application. (Categories are not displayed for AEM forms-Mobile for Android). Create a category or select an existing one:
  • To create a category, select Create On Deploy and provide the name and description of the category. The category is created when the process is deployed with the application.

  • To use an existing category, select Use Existing Category and select the category from the list.

Contact Info:
(Optional) Information about what to do when issues around the process occur. For example, you can provide the name and email address of a person in your organization to notify. The text you provide appears in Workbench, as well as in the end point properties in administration console. Notification does not occur automatically.

Task Instructions:
(Optional) Instructions that inform users about the functionality of the process and how to use it. The instructions are displayed in the Task Details screen of the application.

For information about how to format the text using HTML, see Task instructions on task cards .

Presentation & Data

Properties for displaying Guides. (See Designing data capture and presentation .)

The presentation asset to display to the user. Click the ellipsis button and select a Guide file that is compatible with mobile devices. You can select a file from any application.

If the form you select does not support mobile devices, a warning message is displayed in the dialog box. For more information, see Guides on mobile devices.

Action Profile:
The action profile to use with the Guide. The action profiles that appear are already created for the Guide that you selected. To render and submit the Guide from mobile devices correctly, ensure that the render process and submit process are selected in the profile.

Start Point Output

Property for saving submitted data.

The variable in which to store the submitted data. Select either an xml or Task Result variable:
  • Select an xml variable if the asset submits field data that is in XML or XDP format.

  • Select a Task Result variable to save the field data as well as other information about the task.

For more information about assets and the type of data they generate, see About captured data .


Properties for indicating the features that are available to users.

User Can Forward Task:
Select to enable users to forward the task to another user.

Task Initially Locked:
For users who have shared their queue, select to lock the task automatically when users open the task. When the task is locked, users who can access the shared queue cannot open the task.

Add ACLs For Shared Queues:
Select to apply the selected Options properties for users who can access tasks in shared queues.

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