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Mobile app tutorial

This tutorial is an interactive course to learn about Retool Mobile. Each lesson covers the core concepts of Retool and guides you through the steps to build a simple Retool Mobile app that runs natively on iOS and Android.


Familiarity with common technologies like APIs, SQL, and JavaScript is expected to complete this course. If you need to learn more about these technologies, try the following online learning resources:

If you're already familiar with Retool, you might want to see the quickstart guide instead.

What you'll learn

After completing this tutorial, you'll gain the necessary knowledge to:

  • Connect your data sources as resources.
  • Assemble user interfaces using drag-and-drop components.
  • Query resources to interact with data.
  • Connect queries and components to manipulate data.
  • Extend your app's functionality with JavaScript queries and transformers.

These terms and concepts may not be familiar but you'll learn about them as you work through the tutorial. As you complete each lesson, you can track your progress and test your knowledge using the widget at the bottom of the page.

What you'll build

You will build a mobile app that allows you to perform common user management actions. These actions include creating users, editing users, and blocking and unblocking users.

Get started

To get started, log in or sign up to Retool.

If you're signing up to Retool for the first time, you also create an organization. Every Retool user account is bound to an organization. When you sign up and create a new organization, you immediately become its administrator.