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Hosted Xporter Tool vs. Xporter Management Console

  Hosted Xporter Tool Xporter Management Console  The Hosted Xporter tool can be opened via the logo made up of 4 small blue X’s on the desktop. If there is no logo on the desktop, you can access it in … Continue Reading

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What is Hosted Xporter Manager?

Hosted Xporter Manager brings the power of Groupcall Xporter, the mature and versatile extraction/translation tool, to centrally managed/hosted MIS configurations. Instead of relying on a server installed in an individual school, Local Authorities or school clusters can access the data … Continue Reading

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Release Note: Messenger 5.7 July/September 2014

Welcome! For the latest Messenger update we are rolling out new features in small ‘mini-releases’; the first of which was available in July, the second from Mid-September. When you log in to Messenger 5 following an update you will see … Continue Reading

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Emerge Releases – July 2014

This release note covers the features added for Apple iOS; Android changes will follow in the next few weeks. Emerge for Schools version 2.67   Emerge for Parents version 1.14   All Platforms Emerge for Schools version 2.67 Reactive maintenance to support the … Continue Reading

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Sending a Message from a Mobile Device

Did you know that you can use Messenger v5 to send messages from your mobile device? Being web-based means that the Messenger v5 system can be accessed anywhere with an Internet connection. Whilst some administrative functions are best suited to … Continue Reading

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Save SMS Characters – Abbreviations!

Please remember that any text message containing over 160 characters will be sent as two units (but only one text message). Once you exceed 160 characters the text will change to red and you will see the number of units … Continue Reading

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Pre-Admissions

This functionality exists for SIMS only at present. Any child that has an ‘Application Status’ of “Accepted” in SIMS will appear in a new group on the recipient selection list so that you can select them along with any other … Continue Reading

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Release Note: Messenger 5.6 May/June 2014

Welcome! Following Messenger’s recent “mini-release” (version 5.6.1) we are pleased to announce that version 5.6.2 will be published on June 19th overnight – as usual the upgrade will be silent and you will see the new features available the first … Continue Reading

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EMC Devices Tab

From this section of the console you will manage the devices used with the Emerge for Schools App in your school. Linking Devices with Users and Groups – the Device Identifier In order to make Emerge as secure as possible, … Continue Reading

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Xpressions – Parent Marketing Material

Below is a collection of materials aimed at parents for schools to email, print or otherwise distribute to help promote the availability of Groupcall Xpressions and get parents registered and using the service! Please note that there are 2 version of … Continue Reading

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