New Features: Pre-Registration and Returning Visitor Check-In

A few weeks ago, we launched The Receptionist for iPad version 3.0. (Missed the announcement? Check it out here). But today is the BIG announcement! Today, we’re rolling out two huge new features to make your visitors’ check-in even more efficient: pre-registration of upcoming visitors and fast-track check-in for returning visitors. To update your app, go to the Apple App …

The Receptionist for iPad Version 3.0: More Customizable Than Ever!

While you were hopefully enjoying a relaxing summer vacation on a tropical isle, the Engineering team at The Receptionist was hard at work making your office check-in process even more awesome. Version 3.0 includes many more button options so that you can create an even more highly customized check-in process for your visitors. Read on for more details, along with …

How To Set Up Your Team on The iPad Receptionist

When visitors arrive to the office they will check in using an iPad that has The iPad Receptionist software installed. Each contact in your office can choose how they want to receive visitor notifications — by email, text, and/or Slack. This post explains how to set up your team to start using The iPad Receptionist. Step 1: Gather contact information …

Feature Update: Portrait and Landscape Views Now Available

We’ve had numerous customers ask, “Why can’t I use The iPad Receptionist in portrait view?” Until now, we’ve had to say that the app was only available in landscape. Well, those days are gone! Now you can use The iPad Receptionist in either portrait or landscape view! Using The iPad Receptionist in portrait view requires an upgrade to the latest …

5 Ways to Improve Your Visitor Experience and Make the Most of Your iPad Receptionist

The experience your visitors have when they arrive in your office can make or break your reputation. Here are five ways to use your iPad Receptionist to improve your visitor experience, delight your guests, and reduce distractions in your office. 1. Put the kiosk front and center If you have a receptionist, he or she can easily instruct a visitor to …

A Tour of Your New iPad Receptionist

Congratulations! You are the proud owner of a brand new iPad Receptionist! Get ready to say goodbye to pesky interruptions and hello to increased productivity and happier visitors. Getting started with your iPad Receptionist is a cinch. We recently rolled out a new set-up wizard to help get you up and going as quickly as possible. In case you need …

3 Ways to Set Up Your Delivery Button

With the wide array of clients joining the Receptionist platform, you can imagine that each office has its own way of handling deliveries. While the standard Delivery button works for most situations, some situations require a bit more customization. Between the custom button feature and some clever workarounds, we have solutions that fit 99% of office delivery situations. Here are …

How To: Make Contacts Appear Under Two or More Buttons

Sometimes you’ll want to have a contact appear under two buttons. For example, let’s say you have a Company Directory button and well as an HR button and your awesome HR manager, Jessica Marshall, needs to appear under both. Because Jessica is one of few who needs to be presented under HR, go ahead and assign her to that button. As soon …