Android tablet/phone download help

Downloading a pattern.

When you tap the “Download” button the pattern will either [A] open automatically, [B] a popup might appear asking you if you want to download the file or [C] the file will download without a popup. In the latter case it might seem nothing has happened.

A. If the pattern opens.

If the pattern opens automatically see the printing information further down this page.

B. If a popup appears.

When you tap download the file will be saved on your tablet or phone and it may open as well. If it doesn’t open it can be found in your “Files” app under “Downloads”. If you leave the “Don’t show again” box ticked future downloads will be saved without the message appearing.

C. If nothing seems to happen.

The Files app logo

If your your tablet or phone is set to download files without asking, when you tap “Download” it may seem like nothing has happened. The pattern can be found in your “Files” app under “Downloads”.

  1. Open the Files app from your Android home page.
  2. Navigate to the Downloads folder.
  3. If your pattern file is there, click on it to open it.
Screen shot of the files app on an Android phone.

If it turns out the pattern hasn’t been saved, go back to the downloads page. Hold your finger on the “Download” button until a popup list appears. Choose “Download link” to save the pattern to your device.

Screen shot on an Android phone.

Printing the pattern.

The stitching pattern files are delivered in PDF format. They can be viewed on any device that has a PDF reader installed.

Adobe Acrobat Reader is free from the Play Store.

Find the pattern file in your “Files” app under “Downloads” and open it in Adobe Acrobat. Then send the pattern to your printer as follows:

  1. Select the menu (3 dot symbol).
  2. Select Print from the menu list.
  3. Select the printing options.

If you get a printing option for sizing the pattern to fit your paper choose “Actual size”. This will print the pricking pattern at the correct size.

Viewing saved downloads.

Patterns you have saved to your tablet or phone can be found in your “Files” app under “Downloads”.