Adjusting privacy and alert options

You can set the level of student information that appears on your display and define whether you want student sign-in and sign-out alerts to appear.

Using Privacy mode

By default, SMART Response software displays student information such as ID numbers and grades. If you don’t want to display sensitive information in front of your class you can turn Privacy mode on.

ClosedTo hide private information

ClosedTo display private information 

Changing alerts

You can set SMART Response software to display an alert message on your screen when students sign in or out.


Alerts appear only when the SMART Response Desktop menu is running.

ClosedTo set sign-in and sign-out alerts

  1. Start Teacher Tools. See Starting Teacher Tools.

    Teacher Tools appears.

  2. Select Edit > Preferences (Windows computers) or Teacher Tools > Preferences (Mac computers) from the menu bar.

    The SMART Response Preferences dialog box appears.

  3. Click the Alerts tab.

  4. Select or clear the check boxes for the alerts you want to display or hide, and then click OK.