“Makes the job a 1000 times easier. We scan the QR code, reservation pops up and they are ready to go , instantly. Lightning speed, no delays.”
Rafael, New York Helicopter
You can’t put your booking administration on auto-pilot just yet, but things just got a whole lot easier! We are thrilled to announce our new mobile Apps for Checkfront.
You you can now have real time access to your customers and bookings while on the go.
The Checkfront Mobile Apps are available today for iOS (iPhone, iPad) and Android devices.
No More Sticky Notes!
With the Checkfront mobile apps you can view and add notes to bookings while on the go and keep in touch with your staff.
You can update the status of the booking in real time, without having to wait till you get back in-front of your computer.
Instant Check-in with QR Codes
The built-in bar-code scanner makes checking in customers and verifying bookings a breeze. Just wave your mobile device over the barcode on the Checkfront Booking receipt and it will instantly bring up the booking. With auto-checkin enabled, the customer will be checked-in or checked-out at the same time. (Remember to enable the 3D barcode add-on in your account.)
Put Customers at Your Finger Tips
Quickly pinpoint customers on a map, directly call or email them from the app, and add as contact to your device phone book.
Other features include:
- View current and upcoming bookings.
- Search bookings by customer, booking id or date.
- Check-in, and check-out bookings.
- View and update booking notes.
- Access your global bookmarks.
- View a map of the customers location.
- Export and open the PDF booking receipt.
iOS (iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch)
Compatible with iOS 4.3 or greater.
You can get the Checkfront mobile app for iOS devices in the Apple App Store.
Note our latest release v1.2 includes support for iOS 6.
Compatible with Android 2.2 or greater.
Please note that the Android release is currently optimized for Android Phones, and not tablets.
Q: How can I create a new booking via the mobile app?
A: The apps are currently for viewing and managing existing bookings. We’ll add the ability to create a booking to a future release.
Q: How do I add QR codes to my invoices to be used with the bar code scanner?
A: You need to enabled the QR code extension in your account under add-ons.
Q: Can I access multiple Checkfront accounts at a time?
A: You can logout of the app by clicking on the Checkfront icon, however these is no way at this time to quickly switch between accounts.
Q: Can I take payments through the app?
A: You can change the status of a booking to PAID, but there is currently no mechanism to process credit cards (stay tuned).
Q: Is there a tablet optimized version for the Android?
A: Android support is currently best suited for phones, however will run on a tablet.
Q: What does auto-checkin do?
A: When enabled, and bar code is successfully scanned, the app will automatically check the customer in our out.
Q: Any plans for Windows Mobile or Blackberry?
A: We have no plans at this time to make apps available outside of iOS and Android.
Q: I use Checkfront with Google Apps, but can’t login via the Mobile Apps.
A: Currently you cannot authenticate via our mobile apps using your Google Account. We hope to add this in a future release. In the mean time, if you wish to return your account to our standard authentication, please contact support.
Future updates will be based on your feedback, so share your thoughts!