iPad Setup Instructions

Probation Check In is designed to be easy and fast. Setup is just as easy with no technical experience needed.


Download the Probation Check In App to your iPad

  • From the Apple iPad, Open the App Store
  • At the top right look for the Search box and enter "Probation Check In"
  • Install the Probation Check In App from Check In systems

Setup our App

  • On the iPad, Open the Settings App
  • Scroll down the left menu to Probation Check In
  • Insert your System ID and Password
  • Start the App
  • Type "UPDATE" at the first screen to sync with the server
If your stand does not cover the home button, consider running Guided Access on the iPad to further secure the app. This will remove the swipe down abilities to open the notifications area and it will lock the home button to a password.

iPad General Settings

Open the Settings App on the iPad and make these general settings changes.

  • Bluetooth -> Off
  • Screen Time->Off
  • General->Siri->Off
  • General->Software Update->Automatic Updates->Off
  • General->MultiTasking & Dock->Allow Multiple Apps->Off
  • General->MultiTasking & Dock->Gestures->Off
  • Display & Brightness->Auto-Lock->Never
  • iTunes & App Store->Sign Out

That's it! Probation Check In is so easy, you should be running in about 10 minutes. If you have any trouble, please call us and we are more than happy to help. Your subscription includes unlimited support.


Enable Guided Access

Guided Access allows you to secure the home button and restrict access to any other program including the notifications area.
  • Launch the Settings app on your iPhone or iPad.
  • Tap on General.
  • Tap on Accessibility.
  • Tap on Guided Access under the Learning section.
  • Toggle Guided Access On.
  • Tap on Set Passcode and choose a passcode that only you will know.
  • Run the Probation Check In App
  • Triple Tap the Home Button
  • At the Top, Select Enable
To get out at anytime, triple tap the home button an denter the passcode.

Wiring an iPad to your Network

If you find you have trouble with using Wifi, we have a solution to connect the iPad to your network cables. Using an Apple Ethernet adapter and splitter, your iPad can be connected via Cat 5 cable and charge at the same time. Please call us for a kit.

Verify Entries on the Displays

  • Enter a couple of names on the iPad Touch Screen
  • On your PC, Open Internet Explorer or Chrome
  • Go to https://www.Probationcheckin.com/login
  • Login using your User Name, Password and System ID
  • Open the Standard or Sidebar Display
  • Verify the names have shown up