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Getting Started on iOS

FirstWork is a learning app that enables kids to earn screen time by completing learning lessons. The approach provides strong motivation for learning to make screen time more productive. This guide walks through how to download, setup, and use the app.


Step 1: Upgrade iPhone/iPad to version 17 or greater2024-04-17T16:13:49+00:00
  • Navigate to Settings, ensure you are connected to Wi-Fi, then, navigate to General > Software Update.
  • Check you have at least iOS17 or iPadOS17 under “Also Available.”
  • If available, select “Download and Install.”
Step 2. Download FirstWork2024-04-17T21:09:16+00:00
Step 3. Setup FirstWork2024-04-17T16:20:03+00:00

Enable Proper Settings:

  1. ‘Accept’, ‘Install’, and ‘Open’ the app through TestFlight.
  2. Select “Allow” when you see the “FirstWork would like to send you notifications” request
  3. Select “Next” when you see the “From the Developer” prompt
  4. Select “Start Testing” when you see the “Share Feedback” prompt
  5. Select “Continue” when prompted with the “Download Lesson Content” prompt
  6. Select Continue when prompted with the “FirstWork Would like to Access Screen Time”
  7. Select “Allow with Face ID” when prompted with “Allow Access to Screen Time”
  8. Select “Done” when prompted with “FirstWork Approved to Access Screen Time”

Launch First Session:

  1. Select ‘Create a One-Time Lesson’ on the dashboard.
  2. Select the type of learning lesson.
  3. Set the number of goals (1-10).
  4. Customize lesson settings: Session Span, Field Size, Difficulty, Lessons Per Session, Questions Per Lesson, and Reward Per Lesson.
  5. Click ‘Launch Lesson’ to start.
Step 4. Video Onboarding Guide2024-04-17T16:42:11+00:00
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