How To: Create Your Accounts
Step one to being a caregiving professional: creating accounts. You'll need two: caregiver and child.
* If you're curious as to why, we explain it here.
First, you'll want to head over to the Caregiver portal located on the main Pinwheel website at the top right.
Upon arriving, you'll be presen...
How To: Add Contacts
Adding contacts from the Caregiver portal
Contacts are one of the most important parts of a phone. They are the names and numbers of who we, well, contact.
Pinwheel enables you to pick and choose the contacts who can reach out to your kid.
Now, in order to get to the Contacts screen, you'll nee...
How To: Set Up the Schedule [Video]
Scheduling is crucial to making sure your modes, contacts and apps all sync up on the days they need to be. Monday through Friday are gonna be school days, but the weekend is when the party comes alive!
Anyway, here's the soothing tones of Isaiah to guide you through the chill experi...
How To: Edit Modes [Video]
One of the key components of the Pinwheel device is modes.
Modes are parts in the scheduled day that determines everything from the contacts your child is allowed to reach to what apps they are allowed to use. You can edit all modes and how they interact with the various days you set up through ...
How To: Use a Routine [Video]
Routines are an added feature to further your kid's use of a mode. This can be anything from things they commonly forget when leaving for school or what chores they need to get done before a certain mode is over. We find that routines are most useful for younger kids, as older kids get ...
How To: Choose the First Apps [Video]
Apps are an important and crucial part of controlling a smartphone. Choosing the ones right for your kids is important as well. We categorize apps so you have control over what categories are shown when. For example, if it's school time then you can allow Google Classroom, but not all...
How To: Change Your Password(s)
Pinwheel Caregiver Forgotten Password Reset
"I don't remember my password!"
Go to the Caregiver Portal
Press "Forgot password"
Enter the email associated with the Caregiver account
Enter the verification code sent to your email (If you can't find it, check your Spam or "All Mail")
Enter the pas...