Project Overview: Android Mobile App and SDK

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Project Overview: Android Mobile App and SDK

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Purpose and Scope

Alfresco publishes an open source mobile application to the Google Play app store. The mobile app is implemented using the Alfresco Android SDK. It provides access to content hosted in customer repositories and It is one of the Alfresco Client Applications‌.


Alfresco Android Mobile Application: Alfresco Mobile for Android | Alfresco Documentation

Alfresco Android SDK: Alfresco Mobile SDK for Android | Alfresco Documentation 


Governance Model

The roadmap of the project is determined by Alfresco Product Management in response to customer needs and analysis of the market place. Open source contributions are considered for inclusion based on their quality, relevance to the current roadmap, and our quality assurance backlog.


The source code for the Alfresco Android mobile application and Alfresco Android SDK are made available under the terms of the Apache 2.0 license.

Source Code

Alfresco Android Mobile Application: GitHub - Alfresco/alfresco-android-app 

Alfresco Android SDK: GitHub - Alfresco/alfresco-android-sdk 

Issue Tracker

The team works from the "Mobile (MOBILE)" project at The team also monitors issues raised in the Github repositories referenced on this page under "Source Code".

The public can raise issues in the ALF project at, and they will be linked into the appropriate project during triage.

Subscribers to Alfresco support should report issues through the Alfresco Support Portal, so that they can be properly tracked and escalated.

Road Map

We are still working on publishing a road map.

Customers can escalate feature requests through Alfresco Support.


The Android App is implemented using the Alfresco Android SDK.

The Alfresco Android SDK is implemented using Alfresco's public REST APIs.

We are working on further documenting the architecture.

Contribution Guidelines

The best way to submit a contribution is to make a pull request in GitHub. We will need you to sign a Contribution Agreement before we can accept your contribution.

If you are interested in making a large contribution, please reach out to us before starting work so that we can discuss the likelihood of our accepting the contribution.

All contributions should have an associated test case.