Phone in your left hand? Customer wanting to check out? Another wanting to book an appointment? And now your computer decides to start whirring around.....! Our tech guys are here to offer some wise words to ensure this nightmare scenario doesn't happen at your salon....

Browser

  • We always recommend using Chrome. To download chrome, please follow these instructions.

  • Is your browser up to date? Check your settings to ensure your its all up to date. 

Chrome: follow these instructions
Internet Explorer: follow these instructions
Firefox: follow these instructions

Operating system

As well as updating your browser, make sure you have updated you operating system.

Apple: follow these instructions
Windows: follow these instructions

Internet

A few tips to ensure a speedy connection:

  • Check your WiFi speed. Click here to check your internet speed. An upload speed of 8mps is more than enough to run Slick.

  • If it is less or signal is irregular then speak to your internet provider to see what they can offer you and whether there is an upgrade available.

  • Most mobile phone providers offer a range of 'dongles' that provide mobile internet and can provide an alternative to broadband especially in remote areas.

  • Check the number of other WiFi signals in your area. If there are lots then you might suffer from interference. If you have a laptop or a desktop then connect your computer direct to the internet via an ethernet cable.

  • If it is still slow then check the number of devices using your internet. More devices, the slower it will be so ask the staff to disable their phones WIFI.

  • If you experience a temporary drop in speed and you are on an Apple device then connect your computer or iPad to your phone's 4G via hotspot.

Still suffering? Send us a message and our friendly customer care team will be only too happy to try and help out!

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