Yes, you need a smartphone to use both the CaringBand app and CaringBand bracelet. The CaringBand app works with most Andriod and iOS models released since 2013.
Yes, you are able to send and received encouraging message with the CaringBand app without the bracelet. The bracelet simply enhances the experience by providing a physical and visual real-time alert that a new message has been received.
Yes, the CaringBand app is available on both platforms.
Nope, the CaringBand app is completely FREE!
Yes, it is indeed! We don’t care how the encouragement gets there, just so long as it does!
As long as the default setting are enabled, anyone can see your profile and send you encouragement. On the flip side, you can set your privacy settings so that only certain people can send messages.
At this time, you can only send pre-set messages on CaringBand. This is to prevent hateful misuse or unintentionally saying the wrong thing. We want to ensure that CaringBand is a 100% positive experience for those needing encouragement.