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NOTE: The contents of this page are for an upcoming mUzima App 3.0 release. Ensure you  are referring to this document for the right version of the mUzima app.


  • The mUzima settings  activity can be accessed by clicking on the hamburger icon at the top left corner of the Home menu activity.
  • Upon clicking on the hamburger icon, a navigation drawer will be displayed.
  • Click on Settings to access the settings functions that are divided into  sections namely; OpenMRS Settings, mUzima Settings and Provider/Location Settings 

OpenMRS Settings.

mUzima Settings.

Session timeout.

  • This setting is used to set in-minutes the time allowed for the application to be idle before the application auto-logout.
  • The default session time out is 5 minutes.
  • Click on the setting and type the time and click OK. 
  • The session timeout will be changed to the new minutes.

Automatic form save interval.

  • This setting stipulates in minutes the time an automatic form save will be performed for your forms.
  • Click on automatic form interval(mins).
  • Type in the type and click OK
  • The interval will be changed to the new time.

Real time sync.

  • When toggled-on, this setting will enable real-time synchronization of data between the mUzima application and your OpenMRS instance.

Require medical record number.

  • This setting ensures that a medical record number is provided when registering the client.
  • The setting is toggled-on by default. 

Duplicate form data warning.

  • This setting warns the user if duplicate form data for the same client with the same encounter data is about to be saved.
  • The setting is toggled-on by default. 

Font size

  • This setting is used to customize the font size to be used when displaying forms.
  • The default font size is medium.
  • Click on the setting and change it to large or small by clicking on the respective radio button.

Enable Day Mode.

  • This setting is used to toggle between light theme and dark theme.
  • The dark theme is the default theme for the App.
  • The light theme can be enabled by toggle-on.
  • The App theme will be changed to daylight.

    Enable SHR.

  • This setting enables the use of the smartcard feature under the client summary activity.
  • The setting can be toggled On or Off.

Enable GPS.

  • This setting enables GPS data collection feature for setting client location under the client summary.
  • The setting can be toggled On or Off.

Language

  • This setting is used to change the language of the App.
  • Click on the setting and click on a radio button

Provider/Location Settings.

These settings are used to pre-configure the provider and encounter location for the mUzima forms.

Default encounter provider.

  • When toggled on, this setting will designate the logged in user as the default encounter provider.

Manage Providers

  • This setting is used to get more providers from your OpenMRS instance.
  • Click on the setting
  • Search for the provider and click on the name. 
  • The provider will be added to the App.

  • You can also remove providers from the App using the setting.
  • To remove a provider, click on the provider, the provider will be highlighted in blue, click on the trash icon at the top right corner for deletion.


Default Encounter Location

  • This setting is used for designating a default encounter location when there are several locations in a setup configuration.
  • To set default encounter locations for your forms, click on the setting.
  • Click on a radio button for the respective encounter location.
  • Manage Location

  • This setting is used to get more locations from the OpenMRS instance.
  • The setting can also be used to remove location(s) from the device.
  • Click on the setting.
  • Enter the location name to automatically retrieve it from the OpenMRS instance.

  • Click on the location to add it to the device.
  • The location will be listed on the device.

  • To remove a location, click on the location, the location will be highlighted in blue, click on the trash icon at the top right corner for deletion.

Manage concepts

  • This setting is used to get more concepts from your OpenMRS instance.
  • Search a concept in the search concept text field.
  • Click on the concept to add it to the device.

  • The concept can also be removed from the device.
  • To remove a concept, click on the concept, the concept will be highlighted in blue, click on the trash icon at the top right corner for deletion.




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