If you are using an iPad:

Set up the always ON setting

Step 1: Go to your Settings page and click on General.
Step 2: Click on Auto-Lock and select "Never". Once you select "Never", your screen will never turn off while it is plugged in.

Restrict the iPad to the Nowsta Timeclock app

Step 1: Go to your Settings page and click on General.
Step 2: Find Accessibility and open the Guided Access page.
Step 3: Hit the toggle to turn Guided Access ON.
Step 4: Open up the Nowsta app and click on the home button Three times to activate restricted access.
Step 5: Enter a Passcode, into the prompt, in case you need to deactivate the restriction.

How to remove the restriction

Step 1: In case you need to remove restricted access, click on the Home button Three times and enter the passcode created in Step 5.


If you are using an Android:

Set up the always ON setting

To disable the screen from turning off, download the No Screen Off app (click here).

Restrict the Android tablet to the Nowsta Timeclock app

Turning on Screen Pinning (this will enable you to Lock your app):
Step 1: Navigate to the Settings menu on your phone.
Step 2: Scroll until you see the Security section and tap on that.
Step 3: In the Security menu, scroll to the bottom where you will find Screen Pinning and select it.
Step 4: Enable screen pinning by tapping the toggle at the top right of the menu
Step 5: If you have any type of lockscreen security (PIN, pattern, etc), you can have it be displayed in order to unpin the app by toggling that option

Pinning the Nowsta App:

Step 1: Open the Nowsta app
Step 2: Press the Overview button (the square button at the bottom of your phone)
Step 3: In Overview, drag the Nowsta app into the middle of the screen
Step 4: Tap the blue pin icon in the bottom right corner of the box
Step 5: Each time you pin a screen, a dialog box will appear that explains how to unpin the screen. Tapping “Got It” will make this box go away.
Step 6: Congratulations! Your screen has been pinned!

How to remove the restriction
Step 1: To unpin your screen, simply tap and hold on the Overview and Back buttons simultaneously. If you chose to lock the apps with your lockscreen, you will be prompted to enter your passcode and then you can return to using your phone as normal.

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