After the successful installation of the app, open the app settings and configure for a shepherd and the context. Of all the configuration, it is mandatory to set the 'User Name'. This should be the name of the individual that shall own the phone. All other configuration can be skipped.
To get started, activate GPS/Location(provides location and time information which does not require internet connection to use) feature in your device and in main page, choose plus icon ‘+’ on the top of the application to start tracking. You will be directed to Track Logger page. If you haven’t activate GPS/Location feature in your device, the app will tell you to activate the feature. On top of the page, you can see how good the accuracy you get and the gps signal strength on your phone.
To mark the waypoints directly choose the icons: text note, voice record or Take picture. Complete the track. To save & stop tracking, use the Diskette icon on the top page. After that, you can see the track result in Track list in the main page of the app. See your track result with OSM background map by clicking on the track from the Track list in the main page(to see map you require internet connection. But soon online maps will be replaced with offline maps). You will be in the Display track page. The blue line is your tracking line, the yellow star symbol is the waypoints and the yellow people symbol is the end of your track.
To edit the track details, long press on the track from the ‘Track list’ in the main page of the app. Choose ‘Details’ menu. You will be redirected to ‘Track Detail’ page you can also change the name of your tracklog, give description of your track, add tag, export your track into GPX file format. If you want to convert your track log into GPX to be used in different application, you need to convert through icon in ‘Track Detail’ page. The app will convert your track into GPX format and save it in SD card of your smartphone in the followsheep directory (with assumption you didn’t change the folder name and the path in application setting).
The tracks can be visualized on a webpage by uploading zip file of the tracks. Make the zip file of the tracks either by the using any zip compression tools or by exporting the tracks from the application itself. Load this BaaApp server url. Goto the upload option. Browse for the zip track file and submit. As soon as the files are uploaded successfully, the uploaded track will appear on the side menu list with username and uploaded date. Click on the track link to visualize the tracks on the map. The markers on the map will show all the waypoint marked.