Q: What is Voki?

A: Voki is an educational tool that allows users to create their very own talking character. Voki is brought to you by Oddcast, the leader in cutting edge, user-driven marketing. Oddcast has powered some of the Web's most successful social media campaigns.

Voki is intended for non-commercial use. For more info, see our privacy policy. For business products, please visit SitePal.com.

Q: How do I register for a Voki account?

A: To register for a Voki account, click on the Register button on the top right hand corner. Fill all your information in the appropriate spaces. You must be 13 years and older to register for an account. You will receive an activation email from Voki to activate your account.

Q: I did not find my activation email. Where do I find it?

A: Confirmation emails are sent immediately after they signed up for an account. These emails maybe stuck in the Spam box, so be sure to ask your students to double check on that. Also, your school may have filters that block Voki notifications. So be sure to add notification@voki.com to your safe senders list.

Q: What can I do with Voki?

A: You can customize Voki characters to look like historical figures, cartoons, animals, and even yourself! Give your Voki a voice by recording with a microphone, using our dial-in number, or uploading an audio file. Voki characters can be emailed, shared on social media, and embedded on websites!

Q: How can I start creating a Voki?

A: From any page, click Create. We made Voki extremely user friendly, so just follow the steps. Customize your character, give it a voice (make sure to save by clicking DONE), choose a background and a player, and click Publish! Be sure to register for your free account. If you have any questions, we encourage you to visit Voki’s Get Satisfaction page. Many Voki savvy educators will be happy to guide you through your first steps with us.

Q: Where can I put my Vokis?

A: The new Voki for Education provides tons of publishing options! Now, you don't even need a website or blog to share your Voki! When you're done creating and saving your Voki, we'll show you many options for publishing or sharing a link to your Voki. You'll see the same options when you’re in the "My Voki" section. Just choose the size of your Voki, and select the destination. It's that easy!

Q: Where can I find Voki tutorials?

A: We have many tutorials created by Voki users. To view them, please visit the Learn page.

We also have interesting tips and mini-tutorials on the Voki blog.

Q: Where can I submit a lesson plan to Voki?

A: If you have a lesson plan to share with us, send it to lessonplans@voki.com.

Q: What is Voki Classroom?

A: Voki Classroom is a classroom management system for Voki. We created Voki Classroom in response to numerous requests from teachers. Voki Classroom is designed to enhance the way you manage your students’ Voki assignments.

Check out this short introduction to Voki Classroom:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=pZwQTm_5s6Q

To find out more about Voki Classroom, please visit the Products page.

Q: How do I get a Voki Classroom account?

A: You must have a Voki account to get a Voki Classroom account. To get Voki Classroom, click on the Get Voki Classroom button and follow the prompts to select the package that is appropriate for your needs.

To create a Voki account, click the Register button on the upper right hand corner.

Q: My school is interested in purchasing a Voki Classroom subscription. Do you except PO’s?

A: We do accept Purchase Orders for Voki Classroom. In the checkout section, select the Check or Money Order option and follow the directions to generate a Purchase Order for yourself and to be mailed in with your payment.

Q: Can I purchase more than 1 Voki Classroom subscription at a time?

A: You can purchase accounts on behalf of others. If you are in this administrator role you will need to create a Voki account if you don’t already have one. If you are purchasing for more than one person, select the Multiple Purchase option and enter the requested information.

Q: I want to change my log in email. How can I do this?

A: Basic users:

Basic Voki users’ emails cannot be changed, but you can easily create a new account with a different email! To copy your Voki to your new account, check our blog post on How to Copy a Voki. You can also log into your old account as much as you need.

Voki Classroom users:

Voki Classroom users can easily change their emails by logging into their Voki Classroom account.

To find out where to change your email, check out this Voki blog post.

Q: I am an educator and want to be a guest blogger/interviewed for the Voki blog. Who do I contact?

A: We welcome guest bloggers and educators who want to be interviewed! Just send an email to blog@voki.com.

Q: What kind of file can be uploaded onto Voki editor?

The Voki editor supports the following formats:

Background image files: jpg or jpeg files

Audio files: WMA, PCM, MP3, WAV files

Q: Can I use Voki for my business?

A: Voki is intended solely and exclusively for personal, non-commercial use. If you run a business website where you sell a product or service, or if you run a site about a business, Voki is not for you. However, we do have a product called SitePal!

SitePal is a feature-rich service that allows website owners to get custom avatars on their site. SitePal is proven to improve visitor engagement and business results. SitePal is based on a monthly membership. For more about SitePal memberships, click here.

Q: I have feedback and comments for Voki. How can I contact you?

A: If you have any feedbacks, comments, or questions, please send an email to feedback@voki.com and we will respond to you!

Q: Do you offer an educational discount for Voki Classroom?

A: Yes, this discount is reflected in the low cost of the Voki Classroom membership. We are committed to making sure Voki Classroom remains affordable for schools and teachers. We also offer multiple account discounts, and 2-year discounts. For more information, please visit our Products page.

Q: I need ideas on how can I use Voki/Voki Classroom. Where can I find it?

A: You can use Voki/Voki Classroom to assign class work, homework, or projects! If you need ideas or tips, check out our Lesson Plan & Activities page for fun ideas! We also have fun activities on our Voki Blog! Just check out our Tip of the Weeks.

Q: What is Voki Presenter?

Voki Presenter is a presentation tool for Voki. Voki Presenter is designed to enhance the way you teach your class by allowing you to insert a Voki character into each slide.

Q: How do I get a Voki Presenter account?

You must have a Voki account to get a Voki Presenter account. To get Voki Presenter, click on the Get Voki Presenter button and follow the prompts to select the package that is appropriate for your needs.

To create a Voki account, click the Register button on the upper right hand corner.

Q: My school is interested in purchasing a Voki Classroom/Voki Presenter subscription. Do you except PO’s?

We do accept Purchase Orders for Voki Classroom and Voki Presenter. In the checkout section, select the Check or Money Order option and follow the directions to generate a Purchase Order for yourself and to be mailed in with your payment.

Q: Can I purchase more than 1 Voki Classroom/ Voki Presenter subscription at a time?

You can purchase accounts on behalf of others. If you are in this administrator role you will need to create a Voki account if you don’t already have one. If you are purchasing for more than one person, select the Multiple Purchase option and enter the requested information.

Q: I have a Voki Classroom account but I also want a Voki Presenter account. What can I do?

You can upgrade to the bundle subscription. Just visit our Pricing page and click on the Get Voki Presenter button. You will be prompted to upgrade to the bundle package

Note: You must be logged into your account to upgrade to the bundle subscription.

If you have a Voki Presenter account and want to upgrade to include a Voki Classroom account, just click the Get Voki Classroom button to upgrade.

Q: I want to change my log in email. How can I do this?

Basic users:

Basic Voki users’ emails cannot be changed, but you can easily create a new account with a different email! To copy your Voki to your new account, check our blog post on How to Copy a Voki. You can also log into your old account as much as you need.

Voki Classroom/Voki Presenter users:

Voki Classroom users can easily change their emails by logging into their Voki Classroom account or Voki Presenter account. To find out where to change your email, check out this Voki blog post.

Q: Do you offer an educational discount for Voki Classroom/Voki Presenter?

Yes, this discount is reflected in the low cost of the Voki Classroom membership and the Voki Presenter membership. We are committed to making sure Voki Classroom and Voki Presenter remains affordable for schools and teachers. We also offer multiple account discounts, and 2-year discounts. For more information, please visit our Pricing page.

Q: I need ideas on how I can use Voki/Voki Classroom/Voki Presenter. Where can I find it?

You can use Voki/Voki Classroom/Voki Presenter to assign class work, homework, or projects! If you need ideas or tips, check out our Lesson Plan & Activities page for fun ideas! We also have fun activities on our Voki Blog! Just check out our Tip of the Weeks.

 
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