What's in this guide? 1. Login and setup 2. Joining a new class 3. How to Flip Off for class 4. How to stay Flipd Off 1. Login and setup Download Flipd from the App Store or Google Play. Once installed on your phone, open Flipd and login by email or with your Facebook or Google account. Note: If you've signed up with your email address, you will receive a verification email message. Open this email on your phone within 30 minutes of receiving it. If 30 minutes has passed, you will see an error and you will need to go back to the Flipd sign up screen and sign in with your email address again to receive a new email. 2. Joining a new class Once logged in, hit the search icon to join your class. Type the 5-digit code provided by your professor into the search bar to find your class. If you've typed it correctly, the class will appear like it does below. When you see your class listed, tap it to join it. Once joined, you will see a pop-up that says you've successfully joined the class. Note: Joining a class requires WiFi or good network connection and can take a second to successfully load if the connection is weak. Once you've joined your class successfully, you will be able to see this new class listed in your Classes. You can also view the details of this class by tapping on it. If you've joined the wrong class, or you no longer want to be part of your class, you can select to leave it. Leaving a class will not impact your time saved. Note: If you have trouble joining your class group or viewing it correctly, please send a message to firstname.lastname@example.org. 3. How to Flip Off for class When you get to class, open Flipd and tap Class on the home screen. You cannot begin your Flipd session until 5 minutes before class begins. If you try to begin too early, you'll get the error message like the third image below. When class is about to begin in five minutes or less, or if it has already started, tap the FLIP OFF button and confirm by tapping Flip Off Now. The Flipd lock screen will appear and begin counting down the session. Note: If your professor is using Flipd Attendance, tap Check In to be counted present. You'll need the correct code of the day to confirm your attendance. 4. How to stay Flipd Off Staying Flipd Off for the lecture means that you do not leave the Flipd lock screen until the time runs out. You can still lock your phone and set it aside, but if you open your phone and attempt to leave Flipd to check something you will get a notification to remind you that you have 10 seconds to return. Note: If you don't come back to Flipd within 10 seconds, the timer will expire. You can always start it again, but every minute you spend outside of Flipd will be measured in your Stats. Quick Tip To stay Flipd Off for class, simply Flip Off your phone, lock your screen, and set your phone aside until class is over. Each time you open your screen, check your notifications, or leave Flipd during the countdown, you run the risk of ending the Flipd session. The point is to help you develop more intentional phone-use behavior, and this skill will help you in other important activities — like studying, writing, working, and even spending time with friends. You can also use Flipd outside of class to stay focused while you study! Questions? Shoot a message to email@example.com with your class details, email address linked to the Flipd account, and any relevant details or screenshots related to your issue. Our support team is usually available to help within 24 hours or less.