Deployment Notes: February 2019

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By Setmore Appointments

Free, powerful online customer scheduling for businesses of all sizes.

This year is shaping up to be our most productive year yet. On the heels of the most expansive payments integration launch in Setmore’s history, we’re excited to announce the next big thing. Also, there’s yet another batch of stability enhancements and bug fixes to ensure that your Setmore experience remains top-notch and super smooth. Continue reading for details, below.

The next big thing is around the corner

An iPad featuring a screen from the Setmore app.

We started 2019 by unveiling our Setmore-Square integration, allowing you to take payments with the free version of Setmore. Now we’re pleased to announce that the Setmore app for iPad is currently in closed beta! Our team and a few courageous Setmore-powered businesses are helping us stress-test the latest build for bugs and glitches. Additional invites to participate in the closed beta will be sent to select people in the weeks ahead.

The Setmore app for iPad will have the full functionality of the mobile Setmore platform, with the ability to:

  • Book appointments across multiple staff calendars
  • Manage your customer list for your entire business
  • Take payments with the Square or Stripe integrations
  • Get automatic reminders for upcoming appointments
  • Share your Booking Page with customers, and more!

We can’t say for sure yet if there will be a public beta test, or when the tablet app will makes its public debut. If all goes well, it could be in a few months or sooner. (Note the Setmore app for Android-based tablets will be further down the road.) Watch this space – updates will be forthcoming.

The Squish List: bug fixes and refinements


  • The representation of dates and times within the app has been standardized to fit an easier-to-read format.
  • Fixed an issue that caused Setmore to not generate a Booking ID for some appointments.

Booking Page

  • The Phone field on the Booking Page will no longer remain highlighted when a customer is not interacting with it.
  • Fixed an issue that sometimes caused customer data to not save correctly in the Customer Login profile.
  • Fixed an issue that sometimes prevented the Booking Policies tab under Apps & Integrations > Your Booking Page (Configure) from properly loading.
  • Setmore will now show a more detailed error message when attempting to edit the Booking Page URL with characters that are not allowed.


  • The Appointment Details window will now perform as expected for non-English languages.
  • While dragging the bottom handle of an appointment to increase its duration in the calendar, pressing the Esc key will no longer disrupt interactions in the Setmore interface.
  • Some special characters will now properly show in appointment labels.
  • Fixed an issue that sometimes caused Setmore to freeze when adding a slot blocker.


  • Fixed an issue that caused an error message to show when attempting to delete a class session with attendees.

Customer Tab

  • Search accuracy in the Customers tab has been dramatically improved.
  • Fixed an issue that sometimes caused appointment times to be changed when changing the service for an existing appointment in the Customers tab.
  • New appointments will now appear instantly for individual customers in their profile’s Appointment History, without requiring a browser refresh.


  • The Instagram integration will no longer show as “activated” if there is no Instagram account connected to it.


  • Updating a label or making a minor edit to an appointment will no longer trigger an “Appointment Rescheduled” update in the activity stream.
  • Updating the Reminder Lead Time to a shorter duration will now affect appointments that were already scheduled on the calendar.


  • Payment History has been improved and will now load data faster than before.
  • Fixed an issue that sometimes allowed customers to skip adding a payment when booking a class session.

Staff Profiles

  • Changing the staff order in your account will no longer cause staff members to not show for previously-booked appointments under the Customers tab.
  • Changing staff access level will now force a logout for the affected staff member.

Stay tuned for future updates!
Thank you for reading 🙂

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  • Please would it be possible to add the ability to *select multiple services* when creating a new appointment (ie: shampoo + cut + brushing…)?

    • Hi Laurent, this is on our backlog. Right now you can simply add services back-to-back on your calendar to get the job done. Note that customers will receive a confirmation and reminder for each service added. It’s not perfect.

  • Thanks Cas for fixing the Custom Note! Makes such a big difference when the activity doesn’t show these small edits as re-arranged bookings. Love this booking system even more now. BTW love the new iPad Beta but hope it doesn’t replace the fantastic iPhone app that our staff use at present as it’s perfect and much easier for staff to use than the new iPad app. Keep it up?

    • Thanks for your comment Billy. Per my understanding, the iOS app will adapt to whatever device it’s being used on. So for iPhones it will still have a compact, streamline experience. For iPads it just loads in a few extra features, like the dashboard, and the menus will work better in landscape mode.