Edsby tip: Students in different Edsby orgs

If you’re a parent wanting to participate in your children’s education, yet your kids belong to different education organizations with separate Edsby systems, how do you configure the Edsby app to monitor multiple Edsby servers?

The Edsby app only allows users to configure one Edsby server address at a time.

Your situation is rare; most families have kids in the same education system. But good news: there’s a workaround!

Configure the Edsby app on your phone to check one of your children at their unique Edsby server address. Then use a tab on the web browser of your mobile device to check another, by entering their Edsby server address as the URL and then saving the tab to your mobile device’s home screen as a website shortcut, so it appears with its own icon, much like the Edsby app has its own icon. Your can even place it right beside the Edsby icon. Repeat for as many children as you have.

It works great–you’ll get essentially the same experience for checking each of your children, though you may find that different organizations, and even individual teachers, may have different policies on what information they choose to share through Edsby.

Instructions for saving website shortcuts on both iOS and Android devices can be found here.

Separate issue: if you’re a parent seeking to add multiple children in the same Edsby school or district to your single Edsby parent account, the info you want is here.