Chores & Allowance Bot

Manage your children's allowances, chores, and savings goals

Version History

New in version 4.7.0

Feb 2, 2024

  • Added the ability to reorder chore assignees. This is especially useful for chores that rotate between multiple children.
  • The Chore Chart now displays children in the order that they are assigned to each chore.
  • Fixed access to the device camera and photo gallery on Android 14.

New in version 4.6.1

Dec 6, 2023

  • Improved performance of the chores view. Some families assign hundreds of chores and now the chores view can handle it.
  • Fixed rounding of the amount in the allowance payment approve view.

New in version 4.6.0

June 10, 2023

  • New Lock Screen and Home Screen widget for iOS that displays the number of today's chores remaining for each child.
  • The description of deposits and deductions can now be edited in the Ledger view.
  • The main screen's tabs are now hidden when the parental controls are hidden.
  • Ledger view stays on screen when parental controls are hidden.
  • Negative balances are now displayed with red text.
  • Several UI improvements.

New in version 4.5.1

Mar 23, 2023

  • Fixed chore description entry that was being cut off on some devices.
  • Fixed some other small issues.

New in version 4.5.0

Feb 3, 2023

  • Added biometric authentication (facial and fingerprint recognition) to the iOS and Android version, for entering parental passcodes and child passcodes.
  • Added ability to stay on the previous screen when the app activates from background.
  • Child passcode can now optionally allow children to create new additional accounts & goals.
  • Fixed the appearance of the three expander dots on some items in the Ledger view.

New in version 4.4.2

Jan 4, 2023

  • Fixed an issue causing the Ledger view to not display some historical data.
  • Fixed the position of the edit menu in several views.

New in version 4.4.1

Dec 30, 2022

  • The new Ledger view can display all events, transactions and history in your children's accounts.
  • The filters and key word search in the Ledger view let you see just what you want.
  • Payments can be approved, unapproved, edited and deleted in the Ledger view.

New in version 4.3.2

Oct 25, 2022

  • Enabled multitasking on iPadOS.
  • Enabled window resizing, and fixed scrolling issues in some views on Apple Silicon Mac OS.
  • Added child notification when a savings goal is reached.
  • All notifications are enabled by default when the app is installed.
  • Fixed Feedback form on login screen.
  • Improved app stability.

New in version 4.2.0

July 31, 2022

  • Android: Fixed crash after tapping on a notification outside the app.
  • Improved UI appearance and responsiveness.
  • Corrected a display issue in the Chore Chart.
  • Added better diagnostic bug reporting.

New in version 4.1.0

June 29, 2022

  • Added an option to delete the user's account in the Account Settings view.
  • Added Step-By-Step Guides and How-To Videos in the Help views.
  • Fixed a crash on iOS 12.5.5 that prevented the app from starting on some older iOS devices.

New in version 4.0.2

May 13, 2022

  • The app is now available as a web version at
  • Fixed display of up-for-grabs chores that were completed by another child in the chore view.
  • New text-to-speech feature and the ability to select from multiple voices. Each device in your family can select their preferred UI language and voice.
  • Notifications are now presented in the user's language.
  • The main screen now displays the number of required chores and reward chores separately.

New in version 3.7.3

August 8, 2021

  • Fixed incorrectly set check boxes on future days in the Chore Chart view.
  • Fixed display of up-for-grabs chores that were completed by another child in the chore view.

New in version 3.7.2

August 5, 2021

  • One time chores can now be scheduled for more than one day.
  • Fixed dates displayed for reward chores in the Chore Chart and the Graph View.
  • Fixed height of items in the Assign Chores view.
  • Fixed login screen to only show the password if the user entered it.
  • Improved the French translation.

New in version 3.7.1

May 2, 2021

  • Added a new Chore Chart that shows all the chores assigned to all your children today and several weeks in the past and future.
  • Added an option to require the parental passcode to mark a chore as done.
  • Added ability to mark and unmark past and future chores when the app is unlocked with the parental passcode.

New in version 3.6.1

Jan 15, 2021

  • Fixed localization of the name of the app.
  • Added an option to require the parental passcode for the internet image search.

New in version 3.6.0

Dec 30, 2020

  • Localized in English, Spanish, French, German, Portuguese, Italian, Russian, Korean, Japanese, and Chinese.
  • Added Emoji support throughout the app.
  • Fixed input from external keyboard.

New in version 3.5.2

Sept 22, 2020

  • Removed excessive clipboard access that was causing too many warnings in iOS 14.

(Note: this version was only released on iOS)

New in version 3.5.1

Sept 22, 2020

  • Fixed scaling and padding of new photos and photo library images used in the app.
  • Fixed crash on some devices when opening the Chores, Graph, and Payments view.
  • Fixed scrollbar incorrectly showing in the child view for accounts and goals.
  • Android: Navigation Bar is now visible by default.
  • Android: Added option to Device Settings to show/hide the Android Navigation Bar.

New in version 3.5.0

Sept 4, 2020

  • Multiple Accounts and Goals for each child
  • Automatically transfer a percentage of allowance and reward chore payments to additional accounts.
  • New child passcodes options allow kids to create and edit Accounts and Goals.
  • Graph view displays individual account history, or combined history of all accounts.
  • Transfer savings between accounts.
  • Take a photo or search for images on the internet.
  • Use images for children, chores, accounts, and goals.
  • New images editor to adjust the image zoom and crop.
  • Improved UI for partial allowance payment.
  • Payments view now has an option to not use partial allowance payment approval.

New in version 3.4.3

June 2, 2020

  • Fixed sorting of items in the Payments view.

New in version 3.4.2

June 1, 2020

  • Fixed loss of child passcode when editing a child's settings.
  • Fixed some dates and text in the Payments view.
  • Fixed crash when unchecking a chore as done.

New in version 3.4.0

May 30, 2020

  • Added Up-For-Grabs chores that only one child can do at a time.
  • Added a chore schedule visualizer to the chore editor screen.
  • Added option to keep chores in a chore list for extra days if the chore is not done on the assigned day.
  • Chores on a weekly and monthly schedule can now be rotated to the next child each week or month, or on every assigned day.
  • Added option to require all Required-for-Allowance chores to be done before Reward and Up-For-Grabs chores.
  • Added option to require parental passcode to uncheck chores.
  • Added new icons for chore types to more easily differentiate them.
  • Changed the chore pause option to a standalone checkbox.
  • Changed the child view so that buttons do not move when a chore appears at the bottom.

New in version 3.3.0

April 1, 2020

  • Added option to automatically approve allowance payment only if all required chores are completed.
  • Added option to automatically approve a portion of the allowance based on the difficulty of the required chores completed.
  • Added ability to select all, or a portion, of the allowance payment when manually approving an allowance payment.
  • Added ability to select the time zone used for the user's account.
  • Added popup menu to the Assign Chores view to edit, duplicate, or delete a chore assignment.
  • Added option to the device settings to hide the robot and/or the background images on child screens.

New in version 3.2.5

February 5, 2020

  • Fixed grammar error for singular text displayed for chore count.
  • Fixed limit of edit fields lengths to prevent server error message.
  • Fixed crash on older iPhone models when opening Chores and Payments views.
  • Fixed child passcode option for protecting child's screen on iPad.
  • Fixed tapping reward chore amount in unsubscribed version of the app.

New in version 3.2.1

January 9, 2020

  • Added three new chore themes: Sports, Music, and Cooking.
  • Updated tip of the day text.
  • Fixed number entry for setting different reward amounts per child in Reward Chores.
  • Fixed some network request problems and the "server error 0" messages.
  • Fixed excessive updates when checking off chores as done.
  • Fixed timezone errors sometimes causing errors in savings totals.

New in version 3.2.0

December 20, 2019

  • Advanced reminders, that can be set for any time of day, for children to do chores, and parents to approve payments.
  • New notification for parents: A child spent money.
  • New notifications for children: Child received a deposit, Child received a deduction, Child's allowance will be withheld, Child's payment was approved.
  • Parents now have a button to send a notification to each child's device to remind them to do their chores.
  • New option to enable sounds for notifications.
  • Each child can now check off their next chore without going to their chores view.
  • New option to hide most parental controls in the app when the app is locked.
  • New indication in the Assign Chores view if a chore assignment is paused.

New in version 3.1.0

October 8, 2019

  • The app is now free and can have unlimited children and chores.
  • Upgrade to Premium features including unlimited historical data.
  • Added ability to set first day of week to chores with weekly schedules.
  • Added ability to set the first child in the rotation of a rotating chore.
  • Added option to hide children's total savings on the main screen.
  • Added “Save Changes?” alert to child edit view.
  • Added recover passcodes to the child edit view.
  • Fixed number entry for locales with comma radix mark.
  • Fixed crash when user’s device has right-to-left language locale.

New in version 3.0.1

July 2, 2019

  • Fixed incorrect updates to the main screen.
  • Fixed radix mark used in edit fields for non-US locales.
  • Fixed text to speech for currency amounts that were getting incorrectly rounded up.

New in version 3.0.0

June 27, 2019

  • Easily assign chores to multiple children.
  • Automatically rotate chores between multiple children.
  • See all chores assigned to all children in one view.
  • Installation is about 1/4 the size of previous versions.
  • Option to not blink the padlock when the app is unlocked.
  • Read aloud feature reads cents.
  • Option to make passwords visible during entry.
  • Fixed the graph not showing all available history.
  • Fixed the password entry field on some devices.
  • Fixed edit fields crashing the app on some devices.