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Touch+ App Messaging

CMS4Schools Touch+ app provides a powerful, on-the-go communication tool, connecting to your audience in real time, with real convenience. Just click on which channels you want to share to, write or record a message - post and you’re done!

Download App

Download on the App Store or Google Play

App Home

You will need to log in to the app with your CMS4Schools App credentials to be able to connect social media and share notifications.

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  1. Select Share to send a mass notification.
  2. Select My Profile to view and update your social media connections.

Share

 

Create Message

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  1. Add your message title.
  2. Add your message content.
  3. Attach a photo/video to your message if desired.

Select "How?" to choose which channels you would like to share your message on.

Select Channels

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For Voice Dial, select "record audio" or "text to speech".

After selecting the channels, select "Who?" to choose who to share the message with.

Select Targets

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  1. Push Notification: Choose which category the message will be added to.
  2. Voice, Message, and Email: Choose which list(s) you would like to send the message to.
  3. Share: Select which social media account(s) you would like to post the message to.

Select "When?" to schedule or send the message.

Send Message

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If you have chosen to send a Push Notification, you can the date and time that the newsfeed notification will expire.

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Choose if you would like to Send Now or Schedule for Later.

Send Now

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After selecting to send the message, you will see a Sharing in progress with the channels you have selected to share to. A check will appear next to each channel as the message is sent. Once all messages are sent "Success!" will display.

Note: If there is an error a red X will appear instead of a checkbox for the channel.

Schedule for Later

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  1. Choose the date for the message.
  2. Choose the time for the message.
  3. Select Schedule to schedule the message to be sent at the date and time selected.

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In the CMS4Schools Dashboard, the list(s) with the scheduled message will show bold with a Pending status.

Message Display

Push Notification

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App News

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Message displaying on the newsfeed.

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Opened push notification/newsfeed item.

Facebook

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Twitter

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Website

Note: This message was added to the Emergency Alert category and is displaying as an emergency alert banner. See the Emergency Alert and Emergency Alert Banner article for more information about Emergency Alerts

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Emergency alert display.

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Expanded emergency alert display.

Text Message

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Email

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My Profile

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In your profile, you are able to see which account you're logged in under and view your current social media connections and add connections as needed.

Connect to Facebook

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After selecting to "Continue with Facebook", you will need to log in to your Facebook account. After you've logged in, you'll see that your account is connected. 

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Once your account is connected, you will be able to share messages to any Facebook pages where you are an Admin.

Add Twitter Account

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 After selecting to "Add Twitter Account", you will be asked to enter your username and password and authorize the app.

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After Authorizing your Twitter account, you will see that the twitter account is linked to your Touch+ profile.

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