Allowance & Chores Bot

Manage your children's allowance and chores

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.