ARTICLE: How to Quick Message with Kiosk Quick-Connect

ARTICLE: How to Quick Message with Kiosk Quick-Connect

You can send quick communications to any students, parents or staff from your Kiosk screens using the Kiosk Quick Connect icon.  Quick-Connect allows you to rapidly send communications to any individual student or groups of students by year, by house, by location or by student group, along with any individual staff or groups of staff by location or staff group.

Quick-Connect is a powerful communication tool available in your Kiosk screens for the student kiosk or the staff kiosk.

How to use Quick-Connect for Students and/or Parents

Quick-Connect communications is used in conjunction with the Group Selector icon on your Kiosk screens



 1. Select your student(s)


When using the kiosk screen simply activate the Group Selector and then select any individual or group of students that you want to connect with. 
The student's profile will display with a green background on their identity tile when selected.


USER TIP:   When you want to select a large number of students or an entire group of students from any of your filter categories (Year, House, Location or Group) simply filter your view to the selection that you want and use the Select All icon (tick icon) in your Kiosk screen. You will find the Select All icon beside the Group Selector icon at the top right of your Kiosk screen.


 2. Select the Quick-Connect icon


The Quick-Connect icon is the Speech Bubble icon that you will find at the top right corner of your Kiosk screen beside the Group Selector icon.
When selected it will activate the Quick-Connect communications modal.


3. Set your communication details and send

The Quick-Connect Communications icon provides you with your communication options;

  • Write your message into the Message Box provided
  • Determine HOW the communications will be sent to the target audience.  You can select from any combination of communications methods from Email, Push Message, SMS, or Internal Message
  • Determine WHO you want to receive your message.  When selecting recipients from the Student Kiosk screen you can select to send the message to Students, Parents or both.

Using Quick-Connect for Staff

Switch your Kiosk view from students to staff by switching the toggle in the top right of the Kiosk Screen.  Use the same steps as outlined in the student and parent section above to send your Quick Message to a group of staff.


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