HELP AND FAQS

Saras-3D App Installation Guide for Windows 10 OS

Things required before you proceed:

•The Windows laptop must be running Windows 10 and have minimum 8 GB RAM.

•The Windows device must be connected to the internet throughout the installation process

Installation:

Step 1: Open the box received from Saras-3D. Insert the USB card reader into the laptop/Desktop on which you want to run application.

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Step 2: Open the drive from "This PC" & Open the folder "Cloud_Content" from it.

Step 3: Copy & Unzip the file named as "Saras3D_Release-production-20965-39.zip".

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Step 4: You will see a pop up that says to select destination and extract files. Click Next.

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Step 5: Open the file Saras3D_Release-production-20965-39

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Step 6: Double click on the file named as "Saras3DWindows_Release.msi".

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Step 7: A pop up will appear to ask you whether you would allow the app make changes to your device. Click Yes.

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Step 8: You will then see the installation wizard appear. Click Next.

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Step 9: You may see a pop up that will ask you if you can allow this app from an unknown publisher to make changes on your device. Click Yes.

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Step 10: You will then see the Device Driver Installation Wizard appear. Click Next.

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Step 11: You will then see a dialog box that will allow you to extract necessary drivers. Click on Extract.

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Step 12: A second dialog box will appear for the License agreement. Please read and click I accept this agreement and Next.

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Step 13: The Device Driver will finish installing. Click Finish.

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Step 14: The Saras-3D app Installation will be complete. Click Close.

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Step 15: Go to the Start Menu and Click on the Saras-3D app. Or alternatively you can click on the Saras-3D icon on your desktop.

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Step 16: You will see another pop up asking to allow Saras-3D to make changes to your application. Click Yes.

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Step 17: You may see a popup that Windows Defender Firewall has blocked some features. Click Allow Access.

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Step 18: Enter login and password.

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Step 19: You will see greyed out images of the content. You will need to click on the subscription that you have purchased. A popup will appear that will ask you to activate your subscribed content.

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Step 20: You will see a pop up that says that your subscription is not yet activated. Would you like to activate? Click Yes.

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Step 21: The application will load your content, and you will be able to access the app’s features. You

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should see the subject that you activated are no longer greyed out.

Step 22: When the subject is activated it will no longer be greyed out; see chemistry below compared to biology and Physics.

Step 23: As you click on a chapter from each subject that you have purchased you will see it also in full color. For example, if you had purchased Chemistry and Biology and Physics then your screen would appear as below

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Saras-3D App Installation Guide for Android OS 5.0 and higher

Things required before you proceed:

• The Android device must be running Android OS 5.0 or higher

• The Android device must be connected to the internet throughout the installation process

Installation:

Step 1: Open the box received from Saras-3D. Remove the microSD card from the USB card reader and insert the microSD card into the mobile you want to run application on.

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Step 2: Open the File Manager, At the top bar select SD card

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Step 3: Open the SD card contents. Open the folder "Cloud_Content" from it.

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Step 4: Click on the file named as "Saras3D_Release-production-20963-100.apk".

Step 5: A pop up from the file Manager will appear. It will say that your phone is not allowed to install unknown apps. Click Settings

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Step 6: You will see a pop up for Install unknown apps. Slide the bar that says Allow from this source

Step 7: A question will appear: Do you want to install this application. It does not require special access. Click Install at the bottom.

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Step 8: Once installed, you will be able to see Saras-3D app on your android mobile menu. Click on the "Saras-3D" app to start the application.

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Step 9: A pop Up will appear to ask you to allow Saras-3D to access photos media and files on your device. Click Allow

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Step 10: A second pop up will appear to allow Saras-3D app to access location. Click Allow.

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Step 11: The application will ask for email and password. Enter your email and the password provided by Saras-3D executive.

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Step 12: You will see greyed out images of the content. You will need to click on the subscription that you have purchased. A pop up will appear that will ask you to activate your subscribed content.

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Step 13: The application will load your content, and you will be able to access the app’s features.

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Using the Saras-3D App - Windows

Click on the three dash lines on the left-hand corner to see the main menu.

  • Click on any chapter to see section level subjects.
  • Click on any section; you will first see a description of the topic.
  • You will also see background, Research pertaining to the topic, history of the topic and an FAQ.
  • There are two buttons located within the video area. One takes you to play with the object. The other button takes you to a video recording of the subject.
  • When you click on play with the object you will see a variety of interactive buttons and sliders which will allow you to manipulate the objects in your model/simulation. If you click on Concept you will be shown the concept behind the topic. The information I button can help you in case you have questions on how to manipulate the model.
  • Next if you go back to the main page and click on the video you will see a video on the topic made by a highly qualified subject matter expert.
  • After completing these sections you will be able to do a subject level quiz to test what you have learned.
  • If you go back to the chapter level page, there will be a tab at the top that will also allow you to take a test on the whole chapter.

Using the Saras-3D App - Android

  • Click on the three dash lines on the left hand corner to see the main menu.
  • Click on any chapter to see section level subjects.
  • Click on any section; you will first see a description of the topic.
  • You will also see background, Research pertaining to the topic, history of the topic and an FAQ.
  • There are two buttons located within the video area. One takes you to play with the object. The other button takes you to a video recording of the subject.
  • Next if you go back to the main page and click on the video you will see a video on the topic made by a highly qualified subject matter expert.
  • When you click on play with the object you will see a variety of interactive buttons and sliders which will allow you to manipulate the objects in your model/simulation. If you click on Concept you will be shown the concept behind the topic. The information I button can help you in case you have questions on how to manipulate the model.
  • After completing these sections you will be able to do a subject level quiz to test what you have learned.
  • If you go back to the chapter level page, there will be a tab at the top that will also allow you to take a test on the whole chapter.

Manipulating Play with the object- Windows

  • Use the ball to interact with the object
  • Left- click and hold and then move your mouse to move the object.
  • To bring object in and out of screen: Hold left click and spin the scroll wheel, the object will move closer and farther away from you.
  • To rotate: Right click and hold the move the mouse. Spin scroll wheel to rotate object parallel to the screen.

Manipulating Play with the object - Android

  • Use the ball to interact with the object.
  • Use one finger to place the blue ball on the object. Dragging your finger in any direction will drag the model in that direction.
  • To rotate the object place two fingers on the model and slide your fingers to the left or right to rotate the model in that direction. Sliding your two fingers up and down rotates the model up and down along its z axis (perpendicular to the screen).

The recommended method to use the Saras-3D App

How to use the Saras-3D App:
Pedagogy
  • First Read the Theory [Description, FAQ, History and Research] , this will give you the main points of what you are about to learn so that you have a survey of the topic before delving into the details.
  • Watch videos made by highly qualified subject matter experts using 3d models to clearly explain the topic in detail.
  • Use what you have learned to experiment with the Play with the Object. Manipulate and create scenarios with the object and see if your theories about what should happen are correct.
  • Take a quiz or test to see how much of the topic you understood.
  • Repeat from Step 1.

Contact Us

For any query or feedback, please write to us at reachus@saras-3d.com or call toll free number 1800-1020-640