Installing the Floria Handheld App

Download the IrisBG App from relevant app store

Google Play Store
Apple Store

Installing the App Manager version 5

Download and install the App Manager version 5 on a Windows computer where IrisBG desktop already is installed. You can download the App Manager from this page.

After installation, please follow these steps to activate your licenses.

  • Start the App Manager
  • Activation
    • If your institution already has an activation code, please fill in the activation code and your email address associated with your system credentials.
    • If this is a first time installation for your institution, complete the details and submit an activation request to Botanical Software.
      • We will process your activation request as soon as we can. Please note that this may take up to 24 hours depending on time difference and public holidays.
      • When the activation request has been processed, you will receive an activation code to be used to complete the activation of App Manager (And for activation of older app version)
  • Database connection
    • If you use the Botanical Software cloud database service, we will prepare the database connection for App manager during the activation process.
    • For other users, please follow the steps below:
      • Before proceeding, make sure you have at hand the database connection details for the IrisBG Database. You can either use your existing IrisBG database user or create a dedicated database user for the App Manager with read access. To create a dedicated user, you can follow these steps. If you are uncertain, please contact your database administor with the following details.
        • Login to the database using SQL Server Management Studio.
        • Select the master database and open a new query window.
        • Create a new user by running the following script on the master database:
          • CREATE LOGIN FloriaAppMan WITH PASSWORD = 'mysecurepassword';
        • Select the IrisBG database and open a new query window.
        • Grant access to IrisBG database with the following scripts on the IrisBG database:
          • CREATE USER FloriaAppMan;
          • exec sp_addrolemember db_datareader, FloriaAppMan;
      • Run the App Manager and complete the database connection details.
  • Finalize
    • Before uploading your first dataset, make sure all relevant app users have their email address filled out in their personnel record.
    • When submitting data you will need to provide IrisBG user credentials. Please ensure that this user has “Update” access to the IrisBG Data Import.
    • You are now ready to upload your first App Dataset to the Floria App Service.

Activating the license on the App

  • You can now start the App on a device, select “sign in”, fill in the email address associated with your IrisBG credentials.
  • You will receive a pin code via email to be used to login on the App. You can change the pin code in the App settings.
  • Active licenses are available in the App Manager licences screen where you can assign an “Asset name” and deactivate licenses that are no longer in use.
  • Visit the online help for more details on how to use Handheld and App Manager.

Installing the App Manager version 4

Download and install the App Manager on a Windows computer where the desktop software already is installed. You can download the App Manager from this page.

After installation, please follow these steps to activate your licenses.

  • Ensure that the user has “Update” access to the IrisBG “Inbox” before proceeding.
  • Start the App Manager and complete the details to submit an activation request to Botanical Software.
  • We will process your activation request as soon as we can. Please note that this may take up to 24 hours depending on time difference and public holidays.
  • When the activation request has been processed, you will receive an activation code to be used for your smartphones and tablets.
  • Before proceeding, make sure all relevant app users have their email address filled out in their personnel record.
  • Upon receiving the activation code, start the App Manager and upload your first App Dataset to the Floria App Service.

Activating the license on the App

  • You can now start the App on a device, select “sign in”, fill in the email address associated with your IrisBG credentials.
  • You will receive a pin code via email to be used to login on the App. You can change the pin code in the App settings.
  • Active licenses are available in the App Manager licences screen where you can assign an “Asset name” and deactivate licenses that are no longer in use.
  • Visit the online help for more details on how to use Handheld and App Manager.