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How to Update TeachKloud Apps and/or Enable Auto-Updates
How to Update TeachKloud Apps and/or Enable Auto-Updates
Updated over a week ago

When new updates are available for TeachKloud apps, it's important to ensure you're using the latest version for optimal functionality. This guide will help you update TeachKloud for Parents and TeachKloud: Childcare App. If you're unable to see the update in the app store, we'll also provide steps on how to delete and reinstall the app.

TeachKloud for Parents

For Android Users:

  1. Open the Google Play Store app.

  2. Access the Menu and select My apps & games.

  3. Find the relevant app: TeachKloud for Parents (which is for parents only) or TeachKloud: Childcare App (which is for educators only) under Updates.

  4. Tap Update if it's listed. If not, scroll down to the 'Delete and Reinstall' section below.

For iOS Users:

  1. Open the App Store.

  2. Tap the Today tab, then your profile icon.

  3. Look for TeachKloud for Parents in the pending updates.

  4. Tap Update if available. Otherwise, follow the 'Delete and Reinstall' instructions.

Delete and Reinstall the App

If you know an update is available but it's not showing up, try deleting and reinstalling the app:

  1. Uninstall the App: On your device, locate the TeachKloud app and uninstall it.

  2. Reinstall the App: Go to the Google Play Store or App Store, search for the TeachKloud app, and download it again. This should give you the latest version.

How to Enable Automatic App Updates on Your Smartphone

Keeping your apps updated is crucial for security and functionality. To ensure your TeachKloud apps and others are always up to date, you can set your smartphone to automatically update apps. Here’s how to do it on both Android and iOS devices.

For Android Users:

Enable Auto-Update for All Apps:

  1. Open the Google Play Store app.

  2. Tap on the Menu icon (three horizontal lines) in the top left corner.

  3. Select Settings.

  4. Tap on Auto-update apps.

  5. Choose Over any network to update apps using either Wi-Fi or mobile data, or select Over Wi-Fi only to update only when connected to Wi-Fi.

Enable Auto-Update for Specific Apps (like TeachKloud):

  1. Open the Google Play Store app.

  2. Search for the TeachKloud app.

  3. Tap on the app to open its detail page.

  4. Tap the three dots in the top right corner.

  5. Check the box next to Enable Auto Update.

For iOS Users:

Enable Auto-Update for All Apps:

  1. Open the Settings app on your iPhone or iPad.

  2. Scroll down and tap iTunes & App Store.

  3. Under the Automatic Downloads section, toggle the App Updates switch to the on position (green).

Enable Auto-Update for Cellular Data:

  1. In the same iTunes & App Store settings, you can also toggle the Use Cellular Data option to allow updates over your mobile network.

Additional Tips:

  • Wi-Fi vs. Cellular Data: Be aware that updating over cellular data may incur charges depending on your data plan.

  • Manual Updates: Even with auto-updates enabled, it's a good idea to manually check for updates periodically, especially for critical apps like TeachKloud.

  • Battery Life: Keep in mind that updating apps can consume battery life, so it might be a good idea to update while your device is charging.

Need More Help?

If you encounter any issues or have further questions, don't hesitate to reach out to TeachKloud support for assistance, using the green help icon bottom right hand corner of your screen).

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