How to take attendance with Youhere

Be ready to take attendance in a few minutes. Here's a guide on what to do.
(We have a 1-page PDF available if you wish, and a guide on what to expect on the first day.)

  1. Start by making an account.

  2. Log in.

  3. After logging in, a page will come up with a blue dropdown. Click it, then select "Create a map-based check-in."

  4. A new page will appear that will allow you to configure your attendance needs. This includes naming it (the "event code"), and setting any location and time/date requirements on the check-in. As you start, we don't recommend setting the check-in distance to less than 50 m.

  5. When done setting things up, click "Save."

  6. Have your participants install our app on their phones. They can find it at

  7. Using the app, your participants should enroll in your attendance event using the name (class code) you set steps #3 - #4.

  8. Your participants may now use the app to check-in to your event. How to set up attendance taking

Taking attendance with Youhere takes two parts. The first has to do with administrative settings on this website, The second has to do with the app that your participants install on their phones.

With the website, you create an attendance event with some name, like my-check-in. Under this name, you'll use a map to locate the center-point (location) for your attendance. You'll also set an 'inclusion zone' around this center-point that defines an acceptable attendance region (sort of like a fence). You can also restrict check-ins to particular days or times.

With the app, (Apple App Store or Google Play) your participants will enroll in your attendance event using the name my-check-in using the app on their phones. After this, they may begin using the app to "check-in" to your event.

Here's some more details.