Keeping the brightwheel app updated to the latest version is an important step to make sure that each device is using the most secure version of brightwheel and has access to all of the latest features and updates.

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Update iOS Devices

On iOS (Apple) devices, like iPhones and iPads, the brightwheel app can be updated manually, or set up for automatic updates to be downloaded each time a new version is released. For more information, see Apple Support's guide on How to Update Apps on your Apple Device.

brightwheel is compatible with all Apple devices using iOS 10 or higher. Older devices running iOS 9 or below won't be compatible with brightwheel.

Update iOS App

  1. Open the App Store on the device

  2. Tap your profile icon at the top

  3. Tap Update next to brightwheel to update the brightwheel app, or Update All to download all available updates

Enable Automatic App Updates

  1. Open Settings

  2. Tap on the App Store

  3. Locate the Automatic Downloads section

  4. Use the toggle to turn on App Updates


Update Android Devices

brightwheel is compatible with all Android devices running Android 5.0 Lollipop or higher. Android apps can be updated manually, or set up for automatic updates to be downloaded each time a new version is released. For more information, see Android's guide to Update your Android Apps.

Update Android App

  1. Open the Google Play Store app

  2. At the top right, tap the profile icon

  3. Tap Manage apps & device
    Note: Apps with an update available will be labeled Update available

  4. Tap Update for brightwheel

Update Android Apps Automatically

  1. Open the Google Play Store app

  2. At the top right, tap the profile icon

  3. Tap Settings > Network Preferences > Auto-update apps

  4. Select whether apps should update using either WiFi or data, or WiFi only

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