WhenDidI Lite - Event Logger

WhenDidI Lite - Event Logger

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Expert's Review

"Quantifying myself"

Reviewed by / Oct 16, 2012

WhenDidI is an event logger that allows users to track their activities

WhenDidI is a really useful people for both organized people and scatterbrains. On one hand, organized people that use to write down the events they attended or other activities will have a handy and faster logger. On the other hand, chaotic scatterbrains, will have a tool to get into a new tracking mood with no efforts: no need to bring a notebook or agenda with you, all you need is on your Android device.

WhenDidI fulfill a need: the need to know when we did a specific action like haircut, gas tank filling or even last pet vet visit. Tracking yourself is the best way to be efficient and don't forget stuff. This app can help you with that, thanks to its simplicity and user-friendly interface.

There are some default categories like jogging, petrol, work lunch or cross trainer. However, you can add as many as you want. You're just two taps away from adding a new entry to that category. Select the category and "add" it. There's a category counter and a log of entries with date and details.

Besides categories you can also add measurements and events you've to attend. As you add new events a chart will be generated with your personal performance.

Fast and easy. No more excuse to put some order in your life.

Tags: whendidi, whendidi stopwatches, event logger, logger.

Developer's original description available here
WhenDidI is a powerful fully configurable personnel events tracker. It has a modern Holo interface with widget support, backup capabilities to your local SD card and Dropbox, and full range of functions to easily manage and analyse your events. You can even send your events list by email through the Androids share facility.

Here's what the press say.

** Reviews **
"I also like the app’s simple and easy to use user interface"

"Fast and easy. No more excuse to put some order in your life."

Some examples on what you could set up WhenDidI to track are

- How many calories you consumed
- How many pints of alcohol drank
- Cost of lunch per day
- When you last feed the baby
- Time spent in the gym

WhenDidI has a number of activities to help organise, manage, view and analyse your events, and are accessible from the main screen.

Each event you enter belongs to a particular category. You manage all your categoriesi here. Note, to edit a category long press on it. To view the events for a category click on it.

Manage and view the all the events you entered here. Events can be added, deleted and modified.

Gathers statistics for an event category. Shows daily, weekly, monthly averages and totals for quantities and cost. Note, long clicking on a row brings up more details about that particular period.

Shows summary information for an event category such as the cost and quantity averages, totals and the largest and smallest values. Days since you last did that event and the average time between events.

You can add and define new measurements here. These are used for events that collect quantity information. Note, that time is considered to be a quantity.

This activity shows similar information to the statistics activity, but in graphical format. The latest events are shown first and you can scroll to older events.

Quick links are short cuts to functions that you use often, such as adding an event, viewing the monthly list of a particular category. To add a quick link, click on the star icon on the top bar when you in the activity or view. It will be automatically added to the quick links list on the main screen. Long press on quick link to delete or modify the description.

If you want the activities tab to appear before the quick links tab, to mimic the older versions of whendidi, you do so from the settings option tab order.

** Features **
Fully customizable
Unlimited Topics
Unlimited Measurements
Can add notes to events
Statistics on your events
Share your events via email as csv attachment
Holo look on 2.2 android phones
Multiple home screen widgets
Backup to local SD storage and Dropbox
Graphical view of your events with charts

** Stopwatch Integration **
Our sister app, Watson Stopwatches and Timers integrates with WhenDidI. Watson contains multiple stopwatches, which you can set up to publish to WhenDidI.

** Required Permissions **
Write external Storage - this is needed to backup your data to your internal SD card
Internet - for saving to Dropbox and bug reports

** Trial Version **
Note the Trial (Lite) version allows you to have up to 31 events, which is enough for a months worth if you are entering one event a day. If you want unlimited events, upgrade to the full version. When upgrading to the full version, you can transfer your data using the following steps.

1. On the main screen of the Lite version version, click on the menu.
2. Press on backup local.
3. You data will be stored in local storage.
4. Start the full version of WhenDidI.
5. Click on the menu and press backup local.
6. Click on restore local (be careful not to click on backup local)
7. The full version of WhenDidI should now have the data you gathered with the Trial version.

Recently changed in this version

Displays elapsed time in minutes, hours in Categories view.

Auto backup to local storage at midnight. Settings->Backup->Auto local backup

When adding an event, can use the previous event time of day. Settings->Events->Prefill Event Time

Quicks Links for adding events, can now define the time of day, quantity and price.

Input screens are now scrollable, which makes them easier to use on small screens.

Note: WAKELOCK permission required to wake device at midnight to perform backup.

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Comments and ratings for WhenDidI Lite - Event Logger
  • (69)

    by Jon Oldershaw on 15/04/2014

    I'd quite like an option to "pre-fill" a saved event value, when selecting a quick link - i.e. currently the best it can do is "remember previous", but it would be great if I could create "event templates" under quick links that already contained a value - just to save some typing for certain common events... Also - I couldn't spot this anywhere, but for I'd quite like to see an obvious "elapsed t

  • (69)

    by Joe Martinez on 04/04/2014

    When you email all it sends is times and dates no actual notes taken.. I would happily give 5 stars when bug fixes

  • (69)

    by Mahesh Ravilal on 13/02/2014

    WhenDidI Lite is nice event manager.battery is not drain.more options.keet it up guys

  • (69)

    by Imalka Peduruarachchi on 13/02/2014

    Nice Event android app.functioning very well.smooth app.

  • (69)

    by Graham McLaughlin on 01/01/2014

    I really like the versatility of this app, you can configure many different types of logs suitable for almost any need. Nice simple interface and widgets. Good backup and restore using JSON. Overall an excellent app.

  • (69)

    by Kurt Braun on 03/09/2013

    I'll echo another reviewer saying this probably deserves more than 3 stars. I want to use it to replace KeepTrack Pro, which I've had for over a year & am not happy with. If you could add reminders for events, this app will be nearly perfect. That way, I could use it to track if/when I take medication in addition to all the other things I would like to track. If reminders are added, I'll most

  • (69)

    by Jon Finlay on 27/06/2013

    I've looked at many of these log apps but most don't have a widget. The widget on this is good, but please add the middle box (where the text is ) to Be a quick add without the need of entering the program. UPDATE. increased rating to 5 stars because the developer implemented my suggestion, just please add a toast confirmation when quick adding! Great developer, thanks!