Update: December 2018

Scanning app upgrades

18 December, 2018


The TryBooking Scanning App is a simple and powerful way to manage entries to your event. Scan people in at the door to ensure the queues move quickly, and stay on top of your sales with a real-time dashboard.

Latest update

The following new features have been added to the app following the most recent release.

Check in guests using attendee names

By default, TryBooking only gathers the details of the person making the booking, rather than the individual names of each attendee. While this makes for a speedier purchase, it can lead to double ups on your door list.

With our new data collection tools, you can gather attendee data at purchase by simply ticking a box. As bookings start coming in, this data will feed through directly to the Scanning App.

To connect attendee name with the scanning app:

  • While editing up your event, go to Data collection
  • Scroll down to Attendee 
  • Tick the box Collect Attendee name per ticket.
  • If you want to make this a compulsory field, make sure you also tick Make Attendee name mandatory.

Gather attendee names with the tick of a box

Social login

When you first sign up with TryBooking, you're given two options–create an account using your email address, or link your existing Google or Facebook account with TryBooking. For those who choose to use their social media login, the app has now been updated to allow you to sign in.

Sign in to the TryBooking scanning app with your social login

Features you might have missed

Scan for multiple events at the same time

The Scanning App can scan entries to multiple events at once. This makes it the ideal way to manage festivals, conferences and any events with different sessions running simultaneously.

Volunteer sign in

Use the Scanning App on multiple devices without handing over control of your event.


Set up logical sequences that detect how users are accessing your event and perform automatic actions. This can be used to prevent ticket sharing, alert guests who are entering the event through the wrong door or section, provide pass outs, identify VIP attendees, and more.

18 December, 2018


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