Transferring an app to another glide subscriber


I fly helicopters for a tour company in Hawaii, and they asked me to automate their postflight data collection and record keeping. All inputs to date are manually typed into google sheets on the company Google drive.

I found glide as a solution, and got permission from my company to build the app outside of their Google drive (on my own drive) so I could have some autonomy to create the app without having “test” data impact live data.

I have built an app that will allow a small commercial aviation company to collect post flight data (numbers of landings, flight hours, types of flight etc.), which can then be processed to support maintenance and operations decisions. I am ready to migrate the Google Sheet (that is used to “catch” and process all of the data the app collects through input forms) over to the company google drive so it can talk to their maintenance and operations sheets. Can I do that and have the app go with it, or do I need to (re)build the app on it once I get the Google Sheet in its new home?

Also, the follow-on question is how do I do the same if/when I sell the app as a template?

Here is the app:

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You don’t have to rebuild the app. If you let them copy it back, then a copy of your original sheet will also be available in the purchaser’s Drive.

I am confused.

I have created a Glide account for my company now, and I want to transfer the app (with the supporting google sheets) from my Glide account to the company - how do I do that?

I have found that the google sheets need to reside on the company google sites in order to print report to the network printers properly

If you want full ownership for the company account, as I said above you can allow copying the original app, then login as the company account and copy it back, then connect that copy with the company’s Sheet.

I am not following what you are saying - how do I allow copying? All I see with Share is sending a link to the app.

Sorry if my question is a bit facile, but I need a bit more of a detailed walk-through

Hi @KeithD, see APP COPY

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I do not see the APP COPY on the sharing screen for my app.

Please help me out here.

do you have any experimental code column in your App?

Iam not sure what you mean be experimental.

The app has 6 forms. Each writes to a discrete tab in the google sheet. There is a tab that has consolidated data for pick lists the forms use for pilot name, etc. There are a couple of other tabs in the google sheet that generate output reports from the “data” tabs.

Keith Darby
Paradise Helicopters
760-805-7914 (Cell)

“Experimental code” is a type of column in your app that may prevent your app from being copyable.

Some further questions for you:

1/Did you copy this from a store template?
2/Can you test with a duplicate of this on a free plan to see if it’s allowed?

(1). Built it from scratch. Did not copy

(2) how would I test it with a duplicate on a free plan?

Keith Darby
Paradise Helicopters
760-805-7914 (Cell)

duplicate your app… does your app have more than 500 rows?

It has 856 rows - though much of the data currently making up the rows is from test events and could be deleted

Keith Darby
Paradise Helicopters
760-805-7914 (Cell)

did you duplicate it?

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I have the same problem, I don’t have an experimental column and privacy is set on public the lines do not exceed 500, even with another gmail account it does not work

any solution?


Please submit a ticket to report so they can look further into that.