ThoughtSpot mobile overview

The ThoughtSpot mobile app allows you to discover insights in seconds from billions of rows of data, right from the palm of your hand. You can access your ThoughtSpot cluster to search Answers and Liveboards. You can also create Liveboards using existing Answers and use Liveboard filters.

Version 2.0 supports more features that were previously available only through the ThoughtSpot web app, including:

For details, see Mobile release notes.

Requirements

  • User account on a ThoughtSpot cluster

  • Apple iOS version 9.0 or later (iPad and iPhone)

  • Android 6.0 or later

Features

Gif of the basic mobile experience

Home Liveboard

Add charts and tables to a customizable Home Liveboard.

Quick Share

Share KPIs and charts using iMessage, email, and Slack (supports deep linking).

Offline Exploration

Access your Home Liveboard even when you are offline.

Responsive & Interactive Experience

Tap and swipe to see chart details. Filter to pinpoint relevant insights.

Favorites

Tag your favorite Liveboards and Answers for quick access.

Sharing with deep linking

Beginning with version 2.0, you can share a link to objects in ThoughtSpot using instant messaging or email and the recipient can open the link in the mobile app or the web. If a user has the mobile app, the link will open directly in the mobile app. If they don’t have the mobile app, they are presented with the option to download it or to view it on the web.

Shareable objects

Object

Share/open on web

Share/open on mobile

Answer

Yes/Yes

Yes/Yes

Liveboard

Yes/Yes

Yes/Yes

Liveboard visualization

Yes/Yes

Yes/Yes

Table

Yes/Yes

No

Worksheet

Yes/Yes

No

SpotIQ Insights

Yes/Yes

No

Drill down

Beginning with version 2.0, you can seamlessly and intuitively select data point(s) and drill down for more detailed information. You can also trace the drill path back and reset to the initial state.

To drill down:

  1. Tap to select a data point.

    A description of the point you selected appears at the top of the screen, and action buttons appear at the bottom of the screen.

  2. Tap the Drill button.

    A list of columns appears.

  3. Select a column to drill down on.

  4. To drill down further, tap an item on the chart, select a column to drill down on, and then tap Drill.

To go back to the previous chart:

  • Tap the Revert icon revert icon.

To go back to the top level where you started your drill down:

  • Tap the Reset icon revert icon.

Comparing ThoughtSpot mobile and web

The following table compares the features available in the ThoughtSpot mobile and web apps.

Feature Mobile Web

Consumption

Answers

Liveboards

Tag favorite Answer/Liveboard

Home Liveboard

Share

View offline

Present Liveboard

Download as PDF

Schedule Liveboard

Liveboard

Tabs

Custom tile sizes

Mandatory filters

Parameters

Analysis

Drill down

Apply filters

Answer Explorer

SpotIQ

Monitor KPI

TS Sync

Creation

Sage

Eureka

Create/edit Liveboard

Create/edit Answers

Create/edit Filters

Miscellaneous

Localization

Admin functions

Important limitations

The ThoughtSpot mobile app has the following limitations:

  • No support for pivot tables, geo maps, or sankey charts

  • No support for sorting on Answers

  • No support for sending notifications

  • Support for KPI charts is scheduled for Q1 2023 (after v2 migration)

Getting started

For administrators:

For users: