Mobile Communications App (District App)

  1. login page prompt for mobile app

    If you attempt to open the full website on a mobile device, it would be great if the website recognized it and prompted the user to instead open the Mobile App. Many other applications are going this direction so it would be great if this system also did it.

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  2. Content needs to adjust when copying to app

    When copying content from email to the app, the content does not adapt. It needs to be adaptable. This is especially true in the new Smores interface.

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  3. Make the checkbox in Messages > App Push default so that "Recipients only" is automatically checked.

    Hello! The feature that we would like to see is:

    When in Blackboard > Messages, if one selects the App to push the message out to, we must remember to check the box down at the bottom that says “Recipients only”. If we do not check this box, the app push notification will go to everyone in the district who has the Katy OnTheGo app -- not just the intended recipients selected in the “Recipients” area of Messages. We would really like to have that box default so that it is automatically checked.

    Please let me know if you have…

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  4. Ability to change "Follow Schools" to "Get Updates" in the settings area

    We would like to change the phrase "Follow Schools" to "Get Updates" in the settings section of the app.

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  5. Ability to upload pics

    Ability to allow Admin users able to upload/take pictures of students/staff if they don’t already have a picture in the app.

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  6. COPE Headlines and Announcment

    The headlines and features apps that are linked via the Send Message Screen to our WCM Site are set up but don’t allow us to use any HTML, links, etc. All we can enter is straight text. Would like to be able to insert images, hyperlinks, modify text, etc.

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  7. Add 3rd Gender to Gender Field

    We would like to be able to add a 3rd Gender (X - undefined) to our export files to Blackboard as we are now required to have all 3 in our SIS.

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  8. Default assignment sort order

    Assignments should automatically sort newest to oldest based on assigned date. Users must do a lot of scrolling to get to current assignments on classes which have a lot of assignments.

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  9. Tip Line needs audio tip playback functionality

    The mobile app does not have a function to play audio tips. It is cumbersome to log into the web app through a browser to download the audio file for playback, particularly on a cell phone.

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  10. School finder icon

    Provide the ability to stipulate an effective date to accommodate for school boundary changes.

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  11. Phone 'Type' tags - example: Mobile, Work, Home.

    Please include a phone 'type' label next to each phone number for a student and their contacts. This will assist administrators in quickly identifying the appropriate phone number to call when using the mobile app on their phone or mobile device.

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  12. Stronger and more secure password reset option

    Please change "Forgot Password" to send a "password reset" link expiring in 24 hours to the parent/student's email on file instead of resetting user's password and sending a new password text value to their email. Current functionality is not secure and allows anyone to reset your password as long as they know your account login. Thank you!

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  13. Twitter - Posting drops user account access to Twitter

    Error- When end-users are using BB to post to Twitter, their accounts are deactivated, because Twitter thinks they are spamming. This has been an issue since August. Our end-users have completely stopped using this feature (which was one of the big selling points of the system) Still waiting for a response from Development about a solution.

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  14. Want to see content of message before attachments on app notification

    I would like to be able to see the content of the message before any included attachments. As it is right now, attachments are seen when an app notification is open. I like that image attachments automatically show up in the notification without being opened; however, any message content that I want the end-user to view is automatically at the bottom.

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  16. Feedback Form On Mobile App Calendar

    We want to give our families and community members the ability to rate and provide feedback to a meeting that was posted on the calendars in the mobile app after the fact. It would be great to say to meeting participants, find this meeting event on the mobile app and let us know if it was useful and if you have any feedback for us.

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  17. Add Advanced Options Feature to Bb CommHQ App

    We would like the advanced options feature added to the Bb CommHQ App. For example, if we want to send an app notification to parents following a specific school or bus, we need the Advanced Options Feature that is found on the computer so we can select a specific sender organization. This is crucial if there is an emergency and specific information only needs to go to specific people.

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  18. Generate Password feature to email from District, not school

    In order not to confuse parents with students at multiple schools, when sending the password email, have the "To" address be from the district, not the first school from the merged accounts

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  19. Lock Home Address add function

    In order to not confuse parents to think that by adding a new home address, that the district or school would change the address in the student information system, locking that ability in the Mobile App would be a great feature

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  20. Deleing Mobile App Notifications

    We would like to see a way to retract mobile app notifications. If a mistake was made with a notification there is no way to recall it.

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