How to install the Giving Kiosk App and configure your kiosk
Once you have filled out the order form and been sent your software license and card reader:
First, turn on your Apple iPad, go to "Settings" and check/update these settings:
- Bluetooth: Off (Settings → Bluetooth)
- Volume: Full Volume (Settings → Sounds → Ringer And Alerts → All the way to the right)
- Change Volume with Buttons: Enabled ( Settings → Sounds → Change with Buttons → Green)
- Location Services: On (Settings → Privacy → Location Services → Green)
- Microphone: Slider green (Settings → Privacy → Microphone)
- Guided Access: Off (Settings → General → Accessibility → Guided Access → Off)
- Wifi: On (Settings → Wifi → On → Choose Network and connect)
- iOS Software up to Date: (Settings → General → Software Update)
If Re-installing, first go to the iPad Settings → General → Device Management → Kiosk Profile → Remove Management.
Before you install the Kiosk App, these first steps should be done from your desktop computer logged in to your PS Giving Admin page:
- Go to the Configure wheel (Gear icon) and select the "Kiosk" card.
- Upload your church logo (475x66 pixels works best) and background image (2048x1536)
- Customize your Kiosk Application Preferences such as One-Time Payments, Event Registration, and set your 4-digit security pin.
- Make sure you are connected to a WiFi signal, open the Safari browser, and update to the latest iOS version (Settings→Software Update)
- Insert the card reader (you were sent with your software license) into the headphone jack
- Open your iPad camera and point at the QR code:
- Click on the link that appears (Download→appcenter.ms would you like to install "Kiosk 2021"→Install)
- Once you have installed the Kiosk app, click on your iPad Home button to return to the Home page.
- Go to iPad Settings→General→VPN & Device Management→Site Organic, LLC→Trust "Site Organic, LLC"→Trust
- Go to the Kiosk by Ministry Brands icon and enter your PS Giving manager login credentials
- Select "Kiosk" mode and you'll now make a test donation
- Select the fund and enter the amount for the test donation, enter giver info, and Complete Gift.
- You'll see a prompt "Giving Kiosk would like to access microphone" click "OK"
- Now swipe your credit card with the stripe facing down.
- You should see "Thank you for your donation" and you can close the app.
Your iPad is now ready to accept donations.