FAQ



  • Which recipes are compatible with My CookBook ?

    You could find compatible websites here.

  • How to import recipe from the web ?

    You could search compatible recipes with integrated search engine and then use Import button of My CookBook.
    You could share a compatible recipe page from your phone web browser.
    You could copy/paste url of the recipe in My CookBook

  • After a search I could not access the recipe website ?

    You need to click on the blue link, not on the description of the website, we haven’t manage to improve that for now.

  • My import doesn’t work, could you fix that ?

    Yes, send the URL that doesn’t work at androidcookbook@gmail.com

  • I got errors when I’m using the application

    You could describe us your problem at androidcookbook@gmail.com, we will try to publish a bug fix.

  • Why this famous recipe website is not supported ?

    You could tell us that this website interest you, we could integrate it in a later release.

  • Could you translate the application into my language XXX ?

    Yes ! You could go to https://mycookbook.oneskyapp.com to help us to translate the application in other languages

  • How to import recipes from a file ?

    Files must be located in the /SDCardDirectory/MyCookBook directory. Look at the following page for more details : File import/export

  • How to generate a mcb file on my desktop ?

    You can use the Recipe Writer that produces MyCookBook compatible files from any desktop computer.
    Many thanks to Tjen !!

  • How could I backup my recipes ?

    Use export button in the Settings & Preferences screen of My CookBook
    Then copy the MyCookBook directory on your computer
    To restore, copy the MyCookBook directory on your device at the root of your SD card
    Then use the import function in the Settings & Preferences screen of My CookBook

  • How to change the category of a recipe ?

    To modify the category of a recipe, open “My Cookbook”, then open the “Recipe List”. Tap and hold the recipe that you wish to change and you can select whether to “delete” or “modify” it. The “modify” button will allow you to edit the recipe including changing the category.
    Click the category.
    Select your categories for the recipe and then click OK.
    Save the change with the save button at the bottom of the page or in the menu of the page.

  • How to transfer my recipes from MyCookBook to MyCookBook Pro ?

    You will need to export your recipes from MyCookBook using the “Export on SD card” function.
    File format .xml or .mcb are the most complete formats for MyCookBook.
    Then use the import function of MyCookBook Pro to import back all your recipes.