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Creating a new Mind Map on iOS and Android

The Android and iOS app allows you to view the maps you have created on other devices. You can add branches using a simple tap and add system. 


Creating a new Mind Map

To create a new speed map, navigate to the bottom of the menu where you will see "Mind Maps".

To create a new Ayoa speed map, navigate to bottom of the menu and look for Mind Maps

If you have created Mind Maps before, you will see them listed in a carousel list. 

Your Mind Maps will be listed in a carousel list

Tap on the blue + icon to create a new Mind Map.

Tap blue plus icon to create a new Ayoa Mind Map

Name your Mind Map and tap done.

Name your Ayoa Mind Map

You will then be prompted to either choose "Speed Mind Maps" or "Organic Mind Maps". Tap on the your preference.


Tap on your Mind Map preference type


Customise your central idea by choosing the shape and color.

Customise your Ayoa Mind Map

Or upload an image to customise your central idea.

Upload an image to cutomise your central idea
Central idea customisation

Or choose a pre-made sticker.

Choose a pre-made sticker for your Central Idea


Once you have made your selection, tap "Start". This will start a new Organic Mind Map. 

Tap start to start a new Ayoa Organic Mind Map

To Adding Branches to Your Map:

1. Tap on the central idea or a branch and a green + icon will appear. Tap the + icon to add a new branch.

Tap the green plus icon to add new branches

2. When your branch has appeared, type away and tap "Add branch" when done. 

Tap add branch

3. To edit the text, tap on the branch to open the formatting toolbar, then tap on the first paragraph icon.

Open formatting toolbar to edit your text

This will open the text editor tool.

Use text editor tool to customise your text

The text editor will allow you to change the style, size and color of the text, and add emojis. 

Change the style, size and colour of text, and add emojis to your Ayoa map

Tap back on the canvas to close the menu and view your changes.

Tap back on the canvas to close the menu.

Changing the Box Branch Shape

1. To change your branch to a box branch, tap on the branch to open the branch editor. 

Change your branch to a box branch.

2. Tap the paintbrush icon to open the formatting options. 

Tap paintbrush for formatting options.

3. At the top of the list, tap "Shape".

Tap shape.

4. Choose the shape of the box that you would like to add. 

Choose your preferred shape.

5. Then, tap the back arrow to return to the canvas. 

Tap back arrow to return to your canvas.

Changing mind map style

If you would like to change the style of an existing mind map, you can do this at any time in the style settings.

1. Open the mind map.

Open your Ayoa Mind Map.

2. Tap on the 3 dot menu, then tap on "Mind Map Settings"

Tap 3 dot menu to open Mind Map settings.

3. In the settings, you will see the option "Switch to View" may need to scroll down if your map has lots of members. 

Click Switch To View at the bottom of your settings.

4.  When you change map styles you may lose any adjustments you've made to the branches. Confirm that you are happy to proceed. The map will now be updated.Confirm you're happy to proceed with your customisations.