23-09-2021 – App Updating Issue – Solution
You may find that the app requires an update when you open it, and says “Tapping ‘Update’ below will open the Google Play store…”
Please test this by pressing Update, and you should find you can access the app as normal without exiting to the Play Store. You should then go to “Check for update” in the menu.
This message will be fixed in the next version but you will see it one more time when that update becomes available, and this time you will only need to press Update when opening the app.
If it does take you to the Play Store, then it is likely your app has not been updated for more than 6 months, in which case the solution is to download the update here:
This will download a 10mb file, so it is best to connect to Wifi to do this.
Clicking the downloaded file will launch the update to the App and fix the issue.
If you have a CollecTin branded app, following the update, the icon will change to Give a Little, but the app itself remains the same.
You should now be able to collect donations again.
Give-A-Little App disappeared from Home Screen
- Go to Home Screen
- Swipe up from bottom of tablet screen
- Long press the Give-A-Little App
- Drag and drop onto Home Screen
Frequently Asked Questions
How long does delivery take?
We normally have the CollecTin More in stock and ship with DHL Parcel so you receive a tracking link.
Delivery times are typically 1-3 working days.
Delivery costs are from £9 + VAT per order depending on the order size.
For the CollecTin original, you receive a link to the template for the printed wrap when you purchase it. We print and ship after you have sent us your final artwork.
How much is the Give-A-Little app?
Give-A-Little is free up to the first £1000 raised. It will then prompt you to subscribe to Premium which includes features Gift Aid, Images, Video and GRPR Marketing.
Pricing from £7.50+VAT per month and pricing tiers are based on your annual fundraising revenue.
How much does a transaction cost to make?
Within the UK, SumUp has a transaction fee of 1.69% on every transaction. This charge varies outside of the UK and it is best to look at SumUp’s International Site for current rates in your country.
Where do I buy a CollecTin More?
How do I change the SIM in a model 4G-205
If you need to access the SIM card in your CollecTin More, it is inside the tablet. Follow these short video to gain access for you 4G 205 tablet
Below are instructions for setting needed when changing the SIM card, although some may vary depending on your SIM provider. The setting unique to your SIM card provider is the one underlined+bold in the text below. You need to get this information from your SIM card provider.
Once you’ve put in the new SIM card you’ll also need to update the APN settings on your CollecTin More. You can access these by going to the homescreen, and opening the settings icon (looks like a cog), then selecting ‘Network & Internet’ and then ‘Mobile network’. Now click ‘Advanced’ and then ‘Access Points Names’ at the bottom. Click the ‘+’ symbol, top right, and then click on ‘Name’ and enter ‘Daisy’ and click ‘OK’. Then click on ‘APN’ and enter ‘Whichever setting is provided by your sim provider’ and click ‘OK’. Now click on the three vertical dots in the top right of the screen and select ‘Save’. Finally click in the circle on the new ‘Daisy’ row you’ve just made, to select it and put a green circle inside
I have run out of data, what do I do ?
If you run out of data please contact Daisy Communications on firstname.lastname@example.org
Can I use Wifi or Mobile Data?
The CollecTin More has WiFi and 4G, and ships with a multi-network Daisy SIM card pre-installed.
You can therefore connect to your wifi, or activate the SIM by paying
£42+VAT per year for 500mb per month
To sign up for a contract with Daisy Communications and activate your SIM, please complete their webform https://daisycomms.co.uk/collectin/
For further queries please contact them on email@example.com
What is the screen size for designing a campaign?
|The screen size of the 7″ CollecTin More is 1024 pixels high x 600 pixels wide. It is best to make images this size so that they are not resampled to fit on the screen. This also keeps file sizes small for better data use when deploying or updating campaigns.|
What size is the CollecTin More?
The overall dimensions of the CollecTin More are shown with and without the Secure Mount in this diagram:
Why doesn’t the CollecTin More turn on?
- The power button is the short button on the right hand side, only press this button.
- If you press it for 3 seconds you should feel a vibration followed by the screen turning on.
- You may see a battery symbol flash on the screen before it turns on.
- If it is not turning on, then it is likely the battery in the tablet is flat.
- To charge the tablet fully, you will need to put the battery into the handle, and plug the USB cable into the battery and mains adapter.
- If the tablet is completely drained, it might take up to half an hour for the tablet to turn on, but after that it will continue charging on mains power with the screen on.
- If you do not have access to mains power, you will need to put a charged booster battery into the handle.
- You can check the charge level of the booster battery by pressing the circular button next to the USB port.
- 4 blue LEDs means fully charged, and one flashing blue LED means empty.
- A full booster battery will part-charge the tablet.
and you can hot-swap booster batteries without turning the tablet off, or remove the booster battery and charge it elsewhere.
- For best performance if you are going to collect away from the mains, charge the whole unit overnight with the battery inserted into the handle.
How do I charge the CollecTin More?
Plug the USB cable into the base of the battery, whilst it is inserted into the handle. This will charge both the battery, tablet and SumUp reader. For a full charge leave for approx. 8 hours but preferably overnight.
How do I secure the CollecTin More unit if I want to use it statically? ( e.g on a table, wall mounted, or at a checkout )
The unit can be locked to any secure object with a Kensington-style computer cable lock which locks into the slot on the right hand of the CollecTin More base.
For extended periods of use the battery should directly plugged into a USB cable and mains adapter.Secure Mount
We sell a Secure Mount made from painted steel that CollecTin More can be locked into.
The Secure Mount can be fixed down to a plinth or onto a wall and includes security screws and a tool.
We can also supply a secure version of the CollecTin which cannot be dismantled- Please Contact Us for more information
Where do I buy a secure mount?
Where do I buy a SumUp reader?
Where do I buy an extra battery ?
Can I customise the CollecTin More?
Yes, you can customise the wording and the colour of the unit for an additional cost. We have a limited stock of different colour lid inserts, or for a we can print custom coloured ones for a minimum order of 100.
For further information please Contact Us
What does the CollecTin More include?
The CollecTin More includes a 7″ Tablet setup for Donations, Swappable Boost Battery, 1.5m USB Cable, Mains Charger and a Detachable Lanyard.
Extras such as a SumUp reader, secure mount and spare battery can be provided as part of a provided as part of a bundle
How many hours does the CollecTin More last once fully charged?
The internal batteries of the SumUp Air and tablet will last up to 6hrs by themselves from full charge, however, inserting a fully charged spare battery will add an extra 2-4hrs.
Where can I get support for my SumUp?
Log into your SumUp Account here and navigate to support on the left hand side to see contact options for Live Chat, Messaging and their Phone Number.
I’m not sure if the transaction went through?
Log into your SumUp Account and check to the transactions are showing in your account
How do I give a receipt after a transaction has been completed?
You will need to enable the receipt screen in your campaign first. This presents a screen that collects an email address after taking the donation, and sends a receipt to the donor.
How do I cancel a transaction?
Open the CollecTin More lid and press the power button of the SumUp Air reader for 1 second. This button is on the right hand side of the reader.
How do I take a chip and PIN transaction?
Lift the lid and insert the card into the slot in the card reader, then type the PIN into the reader
How do I take a contactless donation ?
- Ask the donor to choose an amount you wish to donate on the Campaign Screen
- Tap the card onto the card reader to complete the transaction
- For transactions above the contactless limit (£100) lift the lid, insert the card and enter the card’s PIN
What is the smallest donation I can accept ?
The smallest donation you can accept is £1 ( or $1, €1, etc )
How long is the Warranty?
There is 12 month warranty for the hardware.
If a hardware issue persists within 12 months of buying, we can replace it free of charge (excluding delivery costs)
We can often resolve issues with an initial Zoom Call so please Contact Us
We do not cover accidental damage, such as dropping the device.
As our products are modular, we stock spare parts as well as upgrades, and you can Contact Us if you can’t find a component in our Shop
Can you help with a Hardware Issues?
If you have issues that include:
- Tablet or Battery not working/turning on
- Charging issues
- Other hardware issues
Please contact us Contact Us
Some times it is easiest to diagnose and support hardware issues on a video call, and we can offer support on Zoom