Easy Check-In for Lone Workers with the Ok Alone Desktop App

Desktop Help Button App Home Screen

There are many ways to use the OK Alone lone worker solution: app, SMS, landline, satellite phone and desktop. This last one is perhaps the least well known. For lone workers who work remotely, not necessarily out and about, but based in one location, the desktop version of the Ok Alone system is perfect. The …

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Activating the Discreet Lone Worker Alarm on an iPhone

With the Ok Alone Lone Worker App you can set short cuts on your Smartphone to start shifts, check in, get help and end a shift. If you have an iPhone 8 or later model you can activate the multi-tap function on the back of your iPhone for a discreet lone worker alarm. How to …

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Send an SMS to all Lone Workers

Send an sms to all lone workers

Our latest feature lets you send an important message via SMS simultaneously to all your workers. This was a feature request from one of our customers, it was such a good  idea, we had to add it. The customer wanted a way to send an important  message to all their workers, especially those currently working on …

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WhatsApp Available for Ok Alone Lone Worker Notifications

Monitors can get lone worker alerts in WhatsApp

Ok Alone incorporated WhatsApp into its lone worker system. Get monitor and worker notifications through WhatsApp when working alone. The system is available to use all over the world. This great service means your company and you can stay in touch even when there is no network coverage, as long as there is wifi. WhatsApp …

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Get Lone Worker Alerts when your iPhone is on Silent

Get Lone Worker Alerts when your iPhone is on Silent

When you are a lone worker or a monitor, sometimes you need to have your phone on silent. Most of the time this is fine, but what if you don’t hear your check in reminder? Or don’t hear a worker’s request for help? Luckily on iPhone you can set up an emergency bypass for specific …

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How to use Android Shortcuts with the Ok Alone Lone Worker App

Using an Android phone to run the Ok Alone lone worker app means you can set up shortcuts to the app’s features. Having the shortcuts on your main screen will make it easier to start a shift, check in, request help or end a shift. Setting this up couldn’t be easier! Once you have downloaded …

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Use Siri to Check in Hands Free

Holding a lone worker app

The latest version of the Ok Alone lone worker app provides Siri shortcuts so you can use Siri to update your Ok Alone status wherever you are and whatever you’re doing. Siri is the voice controlled personal assistant on your iPhone. Siri allows you to use your voice to do things on your iPhone, such …

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Dashboard Links in SMS Alerts for Monitors

Sms link added to lone worker alerts for monitors

Sometimes when you receive a help request or a missed check-in you aren’t at your computer. Now when you get an SMS message Ok Alone has added a handy link to take you straight to your dashboard! You will receive an SMS to tell you who has either missed a check-in or asked for help, …

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SMS and phone call reminder settings for Workers

SMS and phone call reminder settings for Workers step 2

As well as their alert in the app, workers can be sent an SMS or phone call to remind them to check in. SMS and phone call reminders can be set to repeat up to 4 times at desired intervals. How to Setup Sms and Phonecall Reminders 1 ) To set up SMS and call …

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