To test the effects you build in Spark AR Studio on the Spark AR Player app, you'll need:
To test your effect:
You'll see the effect playing on the device.
Yes. If you're offline, you can still view effects that you mirrored with the Spark AR Player app previously.
The Send button in Spark AR Studio is only visible when a mobile device is connected to your computer via a USB cable.
This usually means Spark AR Studio is compressing textures in your project. You could consider disabling compression on your textures for initial testing.
To do this, select None from the dropdown menu in the Compression section in each texture’s properties. Make sure you use an appropriate compression setting before exporting and uploading your effect, and test compressed textures on a device during the creation process.
If you're having trouble previewing your effect with the Spark AR Player app, make sure:
What to do depends on whether there’s a blue dot next to the Test on Device button or not.
If there is a blue dot next to the Upload button, Spark AR Studio can’t detect Spark AR Player. Check that:
If there isn’t a blue dot next to the Test on Device button
This means Spark AR Studio can’t detect a connection to your phone. Make sure you’ve:
The Spark AR Player app stores a version of your effect whenever you go to the Spark AR Studio Toolbar and click Send under Send to Connected Device. This means you can view effects that you've previously mirrored on your device, without being connected to your computer or the internet.
To toggle between versions of your effect: