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Creating Mind Maps- iOS and Android

Creating an organic mind map on iOS and Android.

To create a new Organic Map on the mobile app, open the Home menu where you will see " Create a Mind Map".

Open Home menu.

Click on the "Create a Mind Map" option and name your map.

Create Ayoa Mind Map and name it.

Once map is named, you can also add other users with whom you can collaborate.

Add collaborators to your Ayoa Mind Map.

You will then be prompted to either choose "Speed" or "Organic" map type.

Choose a Mind Map type.

Customise your central idea by choosing the shape and color.

Customise your central idea.

Or upload an image to customise your central idea when choosing ' Cover image'

Choose a cover image for your central idea.
Pick your central idea for your Ayoa Mind Map.

Or choose one of the inbuilt stickers.

Choose an inbuilt sticker for your central idea.

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

Tap start to start a new organic or speed Mind Map.

To Add Organic 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 plus icon to add a new branch.

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 paintbrush icon.

Tap on the branch to open the formatting toolbar, then tap on the first paintbrush icon.

This will open the text editor tool.

Open the text editor tool.

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

Customise your text.

Tap on the arrow next to the branch name at the top and view your changes.

Tap arrow next to branch name to view your edits.

Changing your branch to a box branch in Organic Mind Map

1. To change your branch to a box branch, tap on the branch to open the branch editor. Then tap the paintbrush icon to open the formatting options.

Open branch editor, tap paintbrush to change branch to box branch.

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 shape.

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

Tap back arrow to return to Ayoa canvas.

Changing Speed Map to the Organic Map

If you would like to change an existing Speed map with box branches to an Organic map, you can do this at any time in the mind map settings.

1. Open your Speed map.

Open your Ayoa Speed Map.

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

Tap 3 dot menu then Mind Map Settings.

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

Switch to Organic View to change view of your Ayoa map.

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 changed to an organic style. The branches will now be curvy, images will be removed from the box branches and added to the canvas.Confirm you are happy to proceed when you change map style.