Folktells Features

Designed for seniors and their families. Why Folktells? Designed for Seniors Designed to Share Folktells makes it easier to engage with loved ones who struggle to stay involved, and just…

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Getting Started with Folktells

Whether you are setting up Folktells for yourself or a loved one, this article explains how to install our app and get off to a great start. Folktells runs on…

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Folktells: A Seniors App By Design

Why seniors & other 'tech-shy' folk? For many people, using apps on touch devices seems easy and intuitive, but for some people these apps are difficult and confusing. Folktells has…

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Albums from Google Photos

Photos and videos are a wonderful way to share special life events both present and past. These days almost everyone has a digital camera with them all the time, constantly…

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What are Featured Items?

Constantly refreshing featured items increase engagement Two featured items appear at the top of the main screen of Folktells. The feature area is refreshed every 3 minutes, ensuring that different…

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Create & Manage Stories

What is a story? Stories are the core of Folktells, enabling everyone to share the important things that are happening in their lives. They say a picture tells a thousand…

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Schedule Stories

Why schedule story suggestions? Engage your loved ones by setting up scheduled prompts for stories. Each day at the set time(s), Folktells will announce that there is a story available.…

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Format the Noticeboard

The noticeboard is designed for information that is hard to remember but doesn't change often but ideally would always be accessible, like important phone numbers, meal times, TV channels, etc.…

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Select calendars to display

Help your loved ones stay informed by entering important events and reminders in a calendar on the device or a shared online calendar such as a Google calendar. A shared…

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Personalize Folktells

There are a number of ways to make Folktells friendlier and more accessible to the primary user(s). The app greetings can use the user's name and location. Folktells can be…

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