Complete a Task

How do you complete a task in the Labfront app? We'll show you in this article.

Throughout the project, participants will complete tasks and questionnaires on the Labfront Companion app. Task completion can be monitored by researchers via the Adherence Dashboard


We'll cover how to:

Tasks Overview

To see what tasks to complete, open the Labfront Companion app. Tasks can be found on the home screen (Tasks screen). By default, it will be the first thing you see when you open the app. 
The name of each task and its schedule (how often it should be completed) will be displayed. Click on the task to view the instructions. 

Task Tracking

A timestamp will be displayed on the task, indicating the last successful completion.
If the task was completed on the current day, the timestamp will be highlighted in green, along with the number of times the task was completed today.
Once it is past midnight, the green highlight will change to grey, indicating that the task has not yet been completed on the current day.

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Completing Timer Tasks

Press Start Timer
The timer will continue to run in the background, so your app doesn't need to be kept in the foreground while you complete the task. 
Click End Timer & Mark as Complete when you have finished the timed task.
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Completing Questionnaires

Click Start, read the questionnaire instructions, and click Continue when you're ready to begin.
Answer each question in the questionnaire and click OK. You will have the option to Skip a question that's not required. 
You can track your progress with the progress bar at the top of the screen.
If you'd like to review and edit your answers, you can navigate the questionnaire by clicking the arrow_forward_ios_black_24dp 1 or arrow_forward_ios_black_24dp 2 buttons. 
Need to start over? Click Discard to start over again from scratch.
When you've answered each question as accurately as you can, click Submit to complete the task. Questionnaire responses cannot be edited after submission. 
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Completing Device Tasks (Manual Data Collection)

For some tasks, participants will need to manually start and stop data collection on the app. 

Make sure your device is connected. Follow these instructions if you haven't set up your device yet.

When you see the device is Ready, click Start Recording. This begins the task.

To complete the task, click Finish Recording and Submit. You'll see a message that your data has been saved. 


Movesense Tasks

For more details on completing Movesense tasks, we recommend reading our in-depth article on Movesense Tasks.

For more details on completing Garmin tasks, we recommend this article about Garmin Tasks


Completing All Other Tasks

Read the instructions and click Mark as Complete when you've finished the task. You will see a timestamp on the task showing when it was last successfully completed. 
💡 Pro Tip
You can click Task History to view and keep track of everything you have completed so far in the study.




Can I edit a questionnaire that I've already submitted?

Unfortunately not. While you can review your answers and make edits while you're completing the questionnaire, you can't make changes after the questionnaire has been submitted. 


Do I need to keep the app open if I'm completing a timed task?

No! The timer will continue to run in the background so don't worry about keeping the app in the foreground. 


How will I know if I completed a task?

You will see a timestamp of when the task was last successfully completed on the main Tasks page. You can also click Task History to view all of your previously completed tasks.  


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