Installing/Renewing DynaMed Mobile on an Android Device
DynaMed is available as a native application for devices running the Android operating system (version 2.1 or higher). Before you begin, you should have the following information:
- DynaMed serial number (Canadian Medical Association members, please see here.)
- Google account user name & password
- Skyscape account user name & password
To request a DynaMed serial number:
- Send an e-mail request to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include your full name and the name of your institution. Specify the type of device you are using and a serial number will be emailed to you within 24 hours.
To register with Skyscape:
- Search the Google Play Store for Skyscape
- Download the Skyscape Medical Resources reader and complete the installation process
- Sign in with your Skyscape credentials or create a new account
- Download one of the free resources
To install the free DynaMed Android App:
- Open the Skyscape app.
- Touch Settings.
- Touch Add Resources.
- Enter your DynaMed serial number.
- Touch Download & Install Resources.
- DynaMed downloads to your device's SD memory card. When the download is finished, DynaMed is listed as a resource on the Home tab.
To access DynaMed from your Android device:
- Launch the Skyscape App.
- Select DynaMed from the list of resources.
To install DynaMed updates:
- Click the Settings button in the navigation bar.
- Touch Updates to view and download the available updates.
- On the Updates screen, place a check in the box for the DynaMed update and click the Download & Install button at the bottom of the screen.
- The Downloading screen displays the progress of your download. To cancel the download at any time, click the Cancel button.
To renew your DynaMed Mobile access when a serial number expires:
Your access to DynaMed Mobile expires one year after registration.
- Contact email@example.com to obtain a new serial number and then complete the following renewal process.
- Open the Skyscape app on your mobile device.
- Touch Tools.
- Touch Add Resources.
- Enter your DynaMed serial number and then touch Download & Install Resources.
- When the product download is complete, you will be returned to the main Skyscape page.
To transfer DynaMed access to a new Android device:
DynaMed can be installed on up to 5 Android devices. If you wish to install DynaMed to a sixth device you will need to request an additional serial number.
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