FieldLink saving to Trimble Connect issue

Some FieldLink users are reporting that they are getting an error message stating that their storage is full when saving data from FieldLink to their project on Trimble Connect. Normally the error message will look like the screenshot below.

To resolve this issue you will need to make sure that you are running the latest version of FieldLink. The current version at the time of this article is version 6.2. Updating to this version should resolve this issue. If you need help updating your version of FieldLink be sure to visit our knowledge base article about updating through the use of Trimble Installation Manager.

FieldLink data transfer via Trimble Connect

You can access your project data inside of FieldLink via Trimble Connect as long as you using version 6.0 or higher. See the videos below for other options to access Trimble Connect on your FieldLink tablet.

Trimble Connect is available both in a browser and via a desktop application. You can log in to the browser version at https://connect.trimble.com/.

The steps below walk you through how to upload your data to a project on Trimble Connect and transfer that data to your job in FieldLink.

Trimble Connect for FieldLink Steps

Step 1: Create a new project in Trimble Connect

You can create a project in both Trimble Connect via a Browser or using the Desktop App

Step 2: Use the File Explorer to create your file and folder structure. Add your layout file, project model or background CAD files to the project.

To use a model file inside of FieldLink the model needs to be saved as an .IFC or .SKP file.

Step 3: Access Trimble Connect inside of FieldLink and sign in via your Trimble ID

To access Trimble Connect inside of you FieldLink you will need to be using version 6.0 or higher.

Under the more tab select Trimble Connect.

Click Sign In

A sign in window will open outside of FieldLink. Use your Trimble ID associated with a Trimble Connect account to sign in.

Step 4: Import project data via Trimble Connect to your Job folder for FieldLink.

Select the Jobs Button

Select the Import Button to launch the data import options for FieldLink

In the import window change the import option to the Cloud selection

Browse for your project data files including model files (.IFC or .SKP)

After selecting your file and importing it you will see your background file ready for use in FieldLink

Accessing Trimble Connect Desktop on your FieldLink tablet

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Accessing Trimble Connect via a Browser on your FieldLink tablet

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