LDS Tools Feedback

Any discussions around the LDS Tools App on various mobile and electronic devices
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Re: LDS Tools Feedback

Postby Nickylingo » Thu Jan 10, 2019 8:50 am

LDS Tools is a great app, and is very helpful when trying to find out the phone number of a ward member or their email, as well as seeing the current callings. I have two suggestions for the app. The first is that there should be a bulletin feature that allows each ward to put up announcements on it like upcoming events as well as whom has been recently sustained and released. The second suggestion is adding support for Apple Watch OS. It would be great to quickly find a number or email, or browse the current callings through the watch for those times that you are unable to access your phone.

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Re: LDS Tools Feedback

Postby jdlessley » Thu Jan 10, 2019 12:07 pm

Nickylingo wrote:I have two suggestions for the app.

Thank you for the suggestions. The forum is primarily user-to-user support. We can discuss the merits of your suggestions, but that is about it. The official channel for submitting your suggestions is to use the in-app Contact Us link found in the Help menu. That is the best way to get input to those who can consider your proposals.
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Re: LDS Tools Feedback

Postby dallasadamgolden » Tue Jan 15, 2019 9:52 pm

My wife and I were discussing the challenges of sharing ward information. I was thinking it would be awesome if the Tools app could have a messenger feature for sharing announcements, service requests, and such. Maybe that would be a entirely separate app, but it would be nice to have it built in somewhere, so those of us who are done with Facebook don't have to return there for information.

Thanks for considering it.

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Feature Request: Youth Dance Permissions

Postby rgand09 » Fri Jan 18, 2019 5:05 pm

I am wondering if a feature could be added to LDS Tools for youth dance permissions.

Right now our stake is using a dance card app to allow youth into dances, but not all youth have their own phones, especially now that 13 year olds are allowed in. In addition, some youth have older hand-me-down phones that don't work as well with the dance card app.

Instead of requiring each young man or woman to bring a phone to a dance (which could potentially get lost or stolen), there could be a phone or tablet at the dance entrance for chaperones to look up the dance card status of the youth as they enter. If a youth does still want to bring their phone, they could just show their dance status at the door using LDS tools.

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Re: Feature Request: Youth Dance Permissions

Postby russellhltn » Fri Jan 18, 2019 5:27 pm

rgand09 wrote:dance permissions

I took a quick look and was unable to find anything in the Handbook about a "Dance Card". While I think it's fairly common, if it's not part of the Handbook, I tend to doubt if that functionality would be added.

Please note that while the forum can be a good place to discuss ideas, it really doesn't get in front of the decision makers. You'd need to either submit that via feedback in the app, or ask the stake president to take up the issue with his presiding authority.
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