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Tablet Mode

Use an iPad or Android tablet to allow families to quickly checkin or out their sprouts.


I'm having trouble setting up a tablet!

If you have any questions, we're here to help. Send an email to and we'll be there.

Which tablet should I get for attendance?

iPads with iOS 8 and Android 5 (Lollipop) are recommended.

Amazon carries many stands to help secure the Tablet at your CareCenter. Choose one that fits your style.

How do I setup an iPad for families to check-in?

Setup "Guided Access" following these instructions.

Be sure to set a PIN to exit Guided Access mode.

To keep the screen on go to Settings -> General -> Auto Lock -> Never

Open Safari and browse to

Login, select Tablet from the navigation menu and Enter Kiosk mode

Triple click on the home button on the iPad

Turn Hardware Buttons off - this prevents users from turning off the iPad

Use your finger to draw a circle around the Safari address bar

Press Start or Resume in the upper right

Your iPad will now stay on and users will only be able to access the checkin/out screen

To exit this mode, Triple click the home button and enter your PIN

How do I setup an Android tablet for families to check-in?

Setup Screen Pinning to pin the Sproutary app.

Go to "Settings" > "About Tablet" > find "Build Number" and tap it 7 or 8 times rapidly, this will add the "Developer Options" to the "Settings" menu. Tap on "Developer Options" and check "Stay Awake while charging."

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