We know. Time is short, and you just need it to work.
Welcome to the quick-and-easy version of setting up your Pinwheel phone. There is a lot more to learn and to make use of than we'll cover here — but you can learn that later. Right now, follow me, and we should have you ready to go in 10 minutes or less.
Download the Caregiver app on a tablet or smartphone. Begin to create an account.
Check your email for the verification code. Once you have it, enter it in.
Add a child on the next screen.
- The Child's info is to log in to the phone itself. Each child with have their own login for their own Pinwheel phone.
- You can manage more than one Pinwheel phone through a single Caregiver Portal.
Be sure to add yourself and any other important people as contacts on the phone.
Go to Contacts and Add New.
Now start exploring!
Create custom modes
Structure your child's daily tasks
Quick Phone Setup
Make sure the phone is charged
Insert the SIM card with an active data plan
Connect to wifi
Login with child’s username and password
There's so much good stuff in the portal for you to explore, to make Pinwheel an awesome learning phone for your kid. You'll love the power of days/modes/routines to teach your kids good habits. But for now, this should have you up and running!
Prefer to watch a video?
Watch our onboarding video that includes everything you need to know about getting your account set-up fast.
Schedule a 1:1 set-up with our team!
Need more hands on help getting started? Schedule a 1:1 with our team and we will get you started.