Set up your card
We are delighted that you have decided to go contactless with us at Kinect card !
Here you can find some great tips of how to set up your account and manage the information your business card displays!
Please ensure that you have downloaded the Kinect Card app, available on the App store and Google Play store.
Tap or scan to activate
Once your card has arrived, you must activate it by creating an account. Simple tap the card on your NFC compatible device or simply scan the QR code.
You will then be prompted to open a link and create your account by following these steps:
Enter the email address assigned to your card
Create a password for your account
Create a pin for your account
You have now activated your card, head to the app and login with the details you have just created.
Log in to the app
This is really straight forward, once you have completed step one of the set up process, head to the Kinect Card App. With the app you can manage all of the contact information that you business card displays. Please remember you can only manage your information via the app for the time being.
To log in to the app, follow the below steps:
Download the Kinect Card App (links above)
Open the app and click sign in with email
Login using the details that you created in step one
Mission complete, you will now have access to your account and QR code
If you have forgotten your password, return to the first page and click forgotten password at the bottom of the screen, you can create a new password by confirming your pin.
Create your profile
The third step allows you to create your profile and input the details your business card will display. Please head to the "My Account" tab within the app. Here you can start inputting the information as per the fields requested.
Here are a few tips!
Setting up multiple profiles
Set up your second profile by selecting the drop down tab at the top of the page.
Once you have made any changes to the profile, click "Save Changes" at the bottom of the screen.
Select which profile your card displays by clicking "Make Primary"
Inputting social media profile links
All social media fields are pre populated with the web address ie www.facebook.com/
All you need to do is add the text following on from the main address for instance the page www.facebook.com/kinectcard would only need to have kinectcard input to the field.
Save your profile
Once you have finalised your business profile, click Save Changes and your card will be updated in real time! All what there is to do is tap your card to start networking
Tap or Scan Your Card
Now to the fun part. Start tapping and scanning your new contactless business card.
Tapping on an NFC compatible device
Making contactless connections has never been easier using the power of NFC. Using the same technology as your credit or bank cards, your contactless business card tells the NFC compatible device to perform an action, in this case to open your profile! All you need to do is present your card to the device as below.
Please tap your Kinect Card near the camera section on the reverse of the phone as this is where the NFC reader is in apple devices. The device needs to be unlocked and ensure that the camera app is not open.
Some android devices need NFC turning on, if the NFC function is on, simply present your card to the centre reverse of the device, slightly lower down than an Apple device, again the device needs to be unlocked
Scanning the QR code
In recent years with the introduction of track and trace, most people know how to scan a QR code. It is also a very efficient way of transferring your details quickly to a large number of people at once, simply display your QR code and ask for people to scan the QR to open your Kinect card profile, from there they can save your details directly to their device.
Metal Hybrid Cards
The metal hybrid card only transmits the information via the logo side of your card, so please ensure that the logo is facing the device as instructed above.
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