How to activate your Popl
How to activate your Popl
How to pop an iPhone
How to pop an Android
Popl Pro 📈
1. Make sure their phone works with Popl: Compatible Devices
The phone model you have does not matter when sharing!
2. Make sure to touch your Popl to the very top of the back of their phone.
On iPhones, the sweet spot for reading a Popl is on the very top of the back of the device. See video below.
3. A Popl CANNOT be read when:
- their phone is in airplane mode
- their device flashlight is on
- their phone screen is off
- their camera is open
4. Watch the video below to see the best technique for popping to compatible iPhones!
2. Make sure to touch your Popl to the very center of the back of their phone.
For Androids, the sweet spot for reading a Popl is in the center of the back of the device.
If your Popl pops to the Popl profile that means you have not activated it to your profile yet! All Popls come preloaded to our profile.
To fix this, open your Popl app and tap "Activate" in the main menu. Pick which Popl product you would like to activate, then follow all the steps until a success message appears!
Please send an email to email@example.com if you have further questions!
Use the diagram below as a guide to where you should place your Popl to avoid constant notifications!
Popl is a small tag placed on the back of your phone that lets you instantly share your social media, music, payment platforms and contact info just by tapping your phone to a compatible smartphone!
The other person doesn't need an app or a Popl to receive your info 💥
The possibilities for Popl are limitless. Popl can be used by anyone in any industry to instantly share a customized, all in one social profile to people they meet.
Don't want to share your whole profile, use our new patented Popl Direct feature to instantly pop someone to your Instagram, LinkedIn, contact card, Snapchat, etc.
Whether you are a student, artist, entrepreneur, model, influencer, athlete or photographer, Popl can help improve your networking and will leave a lasting impression on everyone you meet.
For iPhones: Place your Popl on the bottom of your phone. If you place it at the top, it will set off your phone's reader constantly!
For most Androids: Place your Popl on the bottom as well.
For Galaxies/Notes: Place your Popl at the top of your phone by your camera!
No! The other person does not need a Popl or app to receive your Popl profile. That's the beauty of Popl ⚡️
If their phone is on this list of compatible devices you can pop to their phone. If it is not, just use your Popl QR code on your profile to share!
No! Popls can be placed anywhere you want. You can put a Popl:
- on your laptop
- in your car
- on a restaurant table
- in your office
- in an open house
- the possibilities are endless!
The Popl doesn't communicate to the phone it is on, it communicates to the phone it is sharing info to.
Yes you can! With the Popl app, you can activate as many Popls as you want with the same account. Just log into the account you want to activate your Popl with and tap "Activate Popl"!
We've had users put Popls on their laptop, in their cars, in their offices, etc.
Popl sticks nicely to all case materials except leather and some silicone. For these types of cases, we recommend either sticking the Popl underneath your case (yes Popl works through most cases!) or buying a Popl keychain instead.
For all other cases including placing directly on the phone, Popl is good to go!
Yes! Popls will work through 99.9% of phone cases, including ones that hold credit cards. The only exception would be if your case has a layer of metal.
For iPhones, the iPhone XR, XS, XS Max, 11, 11 Pro, 11 Pro Max, SE and all future iPhones are compatible with the pop feature of Popl.
When reading from the Popl app, iPhone 7 and newer are compatible with Popl! Just use the "Read a Popl" function in the main menu.
Virtually all Android Smartphones are compatible with the pop feature of Popl. However, please visit our compatible devices page to ensure that your smartphone is on the list.
iPhones as old as the iPhone 5S and almost all Androids can use their camera to scan your Popl QR code. Your Popl QR code can be found by tapping the QR code button on the top right of your profile on poplme.co. You can even add your Popl Card to your Apple Wallet for easy access!
You can also share your profile via text, airdrop, email or any social network by sharing the link to your Popl profile.
Some Android phones have NFC turned off by default!
If your Android is not reading Popls, go to your phone settings and search for "NFC". Then make sure you have this turned on!
Shipping time within the USA is typically 3-5 business days. We are currently experiencing delays due to COVID-19 so shipping might take up to 2 weeks. We thank you for your patience.
Shipping time outside of the USA is typically 7-21 business days.
All orders come with tracking! Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you haven't received your order.
Yes we do! 🌎
If you have not received your Popls, please try the steps below:
1. Check your mailbox! Many times your Popl is waiting there.
2. Contact your local post office or carrier and reference the tracking info.
3. There are times when your package is marked delivered but doesn't arrive for another 24-48 hours. If your package has not arrived within this time frame, please send an email to email@example.com.
If you are getting this message in the Popl App, that means you have a Popl that is already activated!
Please follow the steps on the back of the Popl notecard you received, no need to activate using the app. Once you have followed those steps, your Popl is good to go!
With the Popl app downloaded, iPhone 7 and newer can receive your profile in app! This functionality is available with the "Read a Popl" option from in the Popl app main menu.
The People tab is the absolute FASTEST way to save someone's info into your phone!
When someone pops or connects with you, the new person gets added to your People automatically. This page saves the Popl profile of everyone you meet so you can make sure to never lose another important connection.