Premium license allows you to download all catalogs and to create the number of stamps you want into all catalogs.
Without license, a maximum of 25 stamps can be created and only few catalogs are downloadable.
Select "Activate PREMIUM version" in the main screen and you will open Google Play to do your purchase.
You can also buy a PREMIUM license using Paypal. Visit the website Mobile-Collections
|This license is linked to your E-Mail, It is available on all smartphones or tablets using the same E-Mail.|
|Display the screen 'About'.|
|Alert about new catalogs or new versions.|
|Create a catalog.|
|Display your list of favorite stamps.|
|Search for stamps by keyword in all catalogs.|
Download a catalog
If an internet connection is available then you can select, download and install a catalog.
Take care, you can download all catalogs only if you have a PREMIUM license.
Installation in 3 steps :
1 - Download
2 - Unzip
3 - Update database.
|Catalogs you can download without PREMIUM license.|
|Catalogs you can download with PREMIUM license|
|Remove a catalog you have publish on MBC Cloud.|
Display of the list of years, stamps or detail of an stamp
|You can access to all stamps of a catalog by selecting first a catalog then a year then an stamp.|
Create or modify a catalog, year or stamp
- When you are in the tab 'Catalogs", this button allows you to create a new catalog|
- When you are in the list of years, this button allows you to create a new year
- When you are in the list of stamps, this button allows you to create a new stamp.
A list of more than 75 icons is available : |
For each catalog, year or stamp, this button allows you to :
|Catalogs, years and stamps of official catalogs cannot be modified, moved or removed.|
For each catalog you have created, the contextual menu allows you to :
Add your own pictures of your own stamps
|You can add your own pictures of stamps. A maximum of 5 pictures per stamp is possible.|
|Switch to picture management mode.|
|Add a picture selected on your SD-Card.|
|Add a picture from clouds.|
|Add a picture from your camera.|
|Modify a picture : Zoom in/out, move, rotate a picture.|
|Remove current picture. You can only remove your own pictures. You cannot remove offical picture.|
Export a catalog and its collection. Publish it on MBC Cloud.
You can export your catalog as an Excel file. To do this, you have 2 possibilities :|
1 - Export your catalog as an Excel file using the contextual menu of a catalog.
2 - Create your own Excel file. In this case, you must respect a specific Excel format. Samples are available here
Once your catalog is exported as an Excel file, you can also publish it on MBC Cloud.
It allows you to see this catalog into the list of downloadable catalogs.|
Thanks to this feature, you can easily share a catalog between 2 Smartphones or Tablets.
Here is the steps to export and publish a catalog :
Import a catalog using Excel file
If you have exported a catalog and its collection as an Excel file, here is the steps to reimport it :
1 - Open the left tool bar and select "Import Excel"
2 - Select your icon and your Excel file. If your Excel file is not compatible then an error message is displayed
If a catalog with the same name already exists, you must specify if you want to duplicate or to update this existing catalog
Display mode of your collection
|Display the collection as a graph.|
|Display the collection as a list.|
Manage your collection, stamps to sell and to buy
To be able to manage your collection, you must first select a catalog and a year. Then you are in the list of stamps of a year.
|Switch to collection management mode.|
|Add a new stamp or used stamp.|
|Remove all stamps or a new stamp or used stamp.|
|Select all stamps of the current year.|
|Display the toolbar.|
|Define wich function you want to access from home screen.|
|Define your MC-Stamps id. This E-Mail is your id when you share your collection or when you export/import your collection from PHILA-Collector.|
|Display RSS feeds about stamps and also frequent Questions/Answers.|
|Create a summary of your collection, stamps to buy and stamps to sell. Calculate a cost estimation.|
|Share your list of stamps to buy and stamps to sell with other users. |
|Import and export your collection from PHILA-Collector.|
|Reset, save or restore your collection, stamps to sell, stamps to buy. You can save this archive on MBC Cloud. Then you can easily transfer your collection to another Smartphone or Tablet.|
|Import your catalog as an Excel file. All of your personnal catalogs can be exported as an Excel file.|
|Export your collection, stamps to sell, stamps to buy and notes into Excel file.|
|Define which SD-Card will be used to save all pictures of stamps.|
|If you download all catalogs, disk space needed is quite huge.|
If less than 500Mb is available on your SD-Card then installation of new catalogs is not possible.
To solve this trouble, you can :
Change the folder for stamps pictures
|If your device has an external SD-Card, you can use this SD-Card to save all pictures of stamps instead of your internal memory.|
Steps to change the folder :
Share your stamps with your friends by E-Mail, Facebook, Dropbox, ...
Allows you to share a stamp with your friends using one of the application available on your smartphone or tablet.
For example, you can send a stamp and its full description by E-Mail.
Add, modify or remove personal notes.
|Validate the new personal note.|
|Create a new personal note.|
Search by keyword
You can search for a stamp in all catalogs or years.
Fill-in a keyword and you'll get the list of stamps using this word in one of stamp's parameters.
Personal notes are also taken into account for this research.