Setting up NexBoard
  • 25 Aug 2022
  • 2 Minutes to read

Setting up NexBoard


What You Need to Set up NexBoard

Tablet Requirements

You need at least one tablet meeting the requirements detailed below to use NexBoard. You can choose to set up several tablets with NexBoard if you want more than one point of sale in your space.

Screen size 

Tablet screens must be over 7 inches. We recommend displays between 9 and 12 inches for optimal display and ease of use. 

Wi-Fi

Tablets must connect to Wi-Fi to download and use the app. 

Bluetooth

Tablets must support Bluetooth 4.0 (also known as BLE) or above.

Access to the Apple Store or Google Play 

Tablets must have access to the Apple Store (iPad) or Google Play (Android tablets) to download the app.

Minimum OS Version 

Tablets must use a recent version of iOS or Android. You can easily find the minimum OS required for your tablets from the app's page on the App Store or Google Play. 

iPads

To find the minimum iPadOS required to use the app, find the app on the App Store and scroll down to the Information section. 

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Android tablets

To find the minimum Android version required to use the app, find the app on Google Play and click on the arrow icon next to About this app

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An Admin Account Dedicated to NexBoard

We recommend you create an admin specifically for NexBoard to avoid repeating your setup.

You can create a full unrestricted admin or a restricted user with a role that includes the following permissions:

  • AccessToken - All
  • Booking - All
  • Business - All
  • Checkin - All
  • Coworker - All
  • RefreshToken - All
  • Resource - All

For more information, check out User Roles for Apps.

You'll need to repeat the setup process if you don't use the app for over 14 days.

Disabling Auto-lock on Your Tablets

You need to disable the auto-lock on your tablets to ensure their screen doesn't automatically shut off after a few minutes.

Android

  1. Open the tablet's Settings.
  2. Tap Display & Brightness.
  3. Tap Auto-Lock.
  4. Select Never.

iOS

  1. Open the iPad's Settings.
  2. Tap Display & Brightness.
  3. Tap Auto-Lock.
  4. Select Never.

Setting up NexBoard

  1. Download the app on your iOS or Android tablet.

  2. Open the app.

  3. Log in using admin credentials.

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  1. Select your location.

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  1. Select the resource you want to link to the tablet.

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You're all set! Your customers can start using the app straight away to book this resource or check its availability.

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You can repeat the process on any other tablet using the same admin account to connect more resources.

For more details on how customers can book using NexBoard, check out our article on Booking Resources Using NexBoard.