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Attention: This page is community-maintained. For the official Roll20 version of this article, see the Help Center for assistance: Mobile App .

Roll20 Mobile is an Android/iOS player companion app for Roll20. It's free for everyone. It was first announced during Roll20Con 2020, and after a Beta spanning most of 2021, it was fully released in November 2021.
Teaser Trailer for the Mobile app



Screenshot of the D&D 5E by Roll20 sheet
in the mobile app (Open Beta, March 2021)


The Mobile App is intended to be a companion app to Roll20, having parts of the platform easily accessible on your phone & tablet.

Roll20 have started by re-implementing the D&D 5E sheet for mobile first, and eventually start optimize other "by Roll20" sheets.

Community- & Publishers-created sheets are independently being updated for mobile, but their lack official documentation for how to do it, so is much slower.

This is intended to be extended to other character sheets eventually.

5E Mobile Sheet

  • Official documentation
  • Ability, Skill, & Save Checks rolled and displayed on mobile
  • Roll Initiative(show on phone)
  • Roll Attacks(Weapons & Spells) - doesn't show results on phone
  • Spells
    • track spell slot use (seems to be delay)
  • Traits & Feats
    • See names & source for each(open/close description might not work)
    • send feature or trait's description to VTT chat
  • Resources & Tools Tab
    • Contains Resources, Tool Proficiencies, Custom Skills, Other Proficiencies, and Languages.
  • Health and Death Tab
    • Contains Hit Points, Hit Dice, and Death Saves.
  • Inventory Tab
    • Contains Money and Equipment

Current Limitations

  • current build allows users to see the character sheets assigned to them, and send rolls to the q Text Chat from the app only. It is not an alternative to the browser-based virtual tabletop (VTT).
  • players and GM have the same views on the app! GMs will not automatically see all the character sheets as they would on the VTT. Characters must be assigned to a user to be viewable to the user on the app.
  • sheets other than D&D 5E by Roll20 will experience visual and/or technical issues if they are not formatted for mobile viewing on the app.

Character Sheet Creation - Optimize for Mobile

BCS/Mobile is the main page for Character Sheet development aimed at Roll20 mobile app.

See also:

Development History

In early 2020, on one of the Community Roundtables(Jan, Feb or March?) it was first mentioned by Roll20 that they were working on a new mobile app, but at the time described features that were intended for the first release, were considerably different from what was announced During Roll20Con 2020.

The development of the app was de-prioritized in favor of focusing on general infrastructure and stability upgrades, when the massive increase of users started due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

During Roll20Con 2021, a teaser trailer for the app was released, along with a blogpost Oct. 24th(Blog):
screenshot from Oct.24th 2020 teaser trailer)

"And, of course, we showed off some of the in-progress work on Roll20 Mobile, an upcoming companion app for Android and iPhone from Roll20. We’re currently working on Character Sheet integration and mobile dice rolls that go straight from the app to the VTT. We’re in the internal testing stages, with a closed beta coming soon and a more open beta after that. We’re very excited about the future of Roll20 Mobile, and we can’t wait to show you what we’ve cooked up. We’ll have more news on it soon."

In December 2020, the Closed Beta got started. The first Closed Beta testers got access to the app in Late December 2020/Early January 2021. Participants where required to sign a NDA.

On Jan 28th, Roll20 tweeted about the Closed Beta being underway, and that the Open Beta would be available "soon". tweet

In March 2021, the Beta became available to all Pro users. Same month Roll20 also released the Character Sheet Enhancement-update, which made it possible for all sheet creators to more easily make their own sheets mobile-friendly. In October 2021, the Beta was made available to all users.

In November 2021, at Roll20Con 2021, the App was announced to moved from Beta to full release.

In February 2022, Compendium Search for 5E was added, so you can search the free SRD content and all your owned 5E compendiums. In March 2022, the basic Dice Roller was added.

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