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Quick Start Guide for iOS App

Get Started with MindMapper for iOS

Install the app

MindMapper for mobile is available for iOS and Android. You must install the app on your device by accessing Apple App Store for iOS or Google Play Store for Android.

Launch the app

Tab on the MindMapper icon to launch the app.

Sign in with Google Account

If you want to use the planner feature or save a file to Google Drive, you must sign in with a Google Account.  To use the map feature only, you do not need to sign in with your Google Account. Please note that the planner data is stored in the Google Calendar.

Navigating the Screens

Map screen

Create and edit maps from this screen.

Planner Screen

Manage schedules from the planner.

Manage schedule with the planner

Add schedule

Tap on a day from the calendar view and add entry based on schedule event: All Day, Appointment, Memo. iOS version can only add schedule from today’s view.



Edit schedule events

Tap on a day you want to edit. Tap on the schedule you want to edit. Change event name, type, and time. Press Done when finished.

Additional scheduling features

  • Note: Add description of an event or long text
  • Reminder: Notification alert for an event before the set time
  • Repeat: Recurrence of the scheduled event
  • Legend: Insert legend icon to schedule
  • Hyperlink: Insert webpage link to schedule

Creating a visual map

Opening a map file

Map screen> Menu >Open> Select from Mobile, Google Drive, or Sample Map.

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Creating a new map

Map screen> Menu (hamburger icon)  > New Map > Enter file name and press Yes to create.

Adding topics

Select the topic. Tab + button and enter text. Press the return button to finish.

creating topic

More options in adding topics

Adding multiple topics

Select the topic. Long press + button. Select Add multiple topics. Enter topics. Hierarchy can be established by inserting space.

Adding a sibling topic

Select the topic. Long press +  button. Select Add higher sibling or Add lower sibling. Higher or lower just means the placement of the topic above or below the selected topic.

Adding topics continuously

After adding a topic, click either the Child or Sibling button to add a child or sibling topic quickly.

Editing topics

Change topic text

Tap twice on the topic you want to edit and make changes.

Moving topics

Long press the topic you want to move. A gray dotted outline will appear outside the topic. Do not let go of the finger and drag the topic to a destination topic by overlapping it. Placement makers will appear. Select the arrow where you want the topic to be placed.


Copy, paste, delete topics

Select the topic. Long press + button. Select Copy. Go to the destination topic and long-press +  button. Select Paste to add the copied topic.
To delete a topic, press the – button. And confirm Yes to delete the topic.

Cut and paste

Select the topic you want to cut. Long press – button and select Cut. Go and select the topic where the cut topic will be pasted. Long press + button and select Paste.

Add topic note

Select the topic. Long press + button and select Note.

Add an image

Select the topic. Long press + button and select Image. Select the camera menu to take a picture or select the image menu to search for an image on your mobile device.

Designing the map

Tap the MindMapper icon on the bottom left corner to view vertical and horizontal design menus.

vertical design

horizontal design

Saving your map


Save the currently working map. Tap file name> Select Save.

Save As

Save the file with a different name. Tap file name> Tap Save As> Select storage method. You can save the file to Google Drive besides your mobile device.


Attach your map as a MindMapper file, image, or PDF and email it to somebody. Also, print the map using the local printer


Some features will only work with PC and iOS app

Android app currently does not support project maps. However, the project map is supported in the iOS app.
The project map created and saved in Google Drive will sync to the mobile app.

Some features require additional apps.

You must have the Google Drive app installed on your device to use it.


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