Sometimes things go awry and you need to change a start date. This can be done even in the midst of an exercise. You can even choose a past date like this...


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Setting your start date with the new update

Pre-Exodus

During an exercise

I haven't started an exercise, but I want to set my start date for today or a future date.

I haven't started any exercises, but I want to set my start date for a past date.

I started an exercise but set it for the wrong date

I chose the wrong Exercise and want to cancel it and start a different one.


Setting your start date with the new update:

Pre-Exodus:

First new thing is a little gear in the upper right corner of your Pre-Exodus countdown box.

Before: Set a start date was in a green box next to Invite a Brother

Now: Follow this little gear to this screen:

Our settings will automatically pre-populate January 4th as your start date. You can change this date to earlier or later by clicking on the date itself:


During an exercise:

To access your settings, click the circular icon at the top right corner of your app's home screen. It will look like your profile picture or a small grey circle with a camera in the middle.

When you click "Manage My Exercises" you will be taken to a screen that looks like this:

Clicking that red circle will allow you to:

-Edit your start date

-Delete your current exercise

Select the trashcan to cancel whichever exercise you are currently in.

When you aren't in an exercise, a small + sign will appear in the upper right corner. You can click this to access all the exercises you could join:

When you select an exercise it will take you to setting your start date:


I haven't started an exercise, but I want to set my start date for today or a future date.

If you haven't created an account at all yet, see this article entitled: How do I get started?

If you have created an account it is likely that you have already set your start date. If you believe Day 1 was supposed to be today. Look at the home button in the bottom left of your Exodus 90 app screen. If it has a "1" there, you are good to go. If it was supposed to be yesterday, and the home button says "2" you are good to go. This number marks the day of which day of the exercise you are on. To access your first reading, click the button on the upper portion of the screen that says "Read." 

If you haven't got to what you desire to be Day 1 yet you can check to see what your start date is set for by doing the following. 

  1. From the home screen click settings (the camera icon/profile picture) in the upper right hand corner. 
  2. In settings, under Fraternity, select "Manage [your name] Fraternity."
  3. Within your fraternity select the exercise you want to check the start date for.(example: Exodus 90.) [If no exercise appears here, click the exercise tab in the bottom right corner. There you can select which exercise you want to begin. Exodus 90 is the first exercise. You will be able to set a start date from there.] [If a different exercise is active, or set to start, that you don't want to do at this time, select "cancel" on the right, to cancel that exercise.]
  4. Once you selected the exercise in "Manage [your name] Fraternity, the start date currently set for this exercise will be listed below it.
  5. If the date listed is not the date you desire, enter in the date you want to start. Even past dates will work here. 
  6. Click the home button in the bottom left corner.  Now you are all set. The home  button should now reflect the number day you are on.

I haven't started any exercises, but I want to set my start date for a past date. 

If you haven't created an account at all yet, see this article entitled: How do I get started?

If you have created an account it is likely that you have already set your start date. If you believe Day 1 was supposed to be today. Look at the home button in the bottom left of your Exodus 90 app screen. If it has a "1" there, you are good to go. If it was supposed to be yesterday, and the home button says "2" you are good to go. This number marks which day of the exercise you are on. To access your first reading, click the button on the upper portion of the screen that says "Read." 

If what you desire to be Day 1 isn't properly reflected in the numbers in the bottom left (either it is the wrong day or there are no numbers at all) you can check to see what your start date is set for, or if it is set at all by doing the following:

  1. From the home screen click settings (the camera icon/profile picture) in the upper right hand corner. 
  2. In settings, under Fraternity, select "Manage [your name] fraternity."
  3. Within your fraternity select the exercise you want to check the start date for.(example: Exodus 90.) [If no exercise appears here, proceed to step 4] [If a different exercise is active, or set to start, that you don't want to do at this time, select "cancel" on the right, to cancel that exercise. Then proceed to step 4] 
  4. Click the exercises tab in the bottom right corner.
  5. Select the exercise you wish to choose. Exodus 90 is the first exercise. 
  6. This portion of the app will not let you select a past date, so choose today's date just for now, and complete the process of starting this exercise. 
  7. Next click the home button in the bottom left. 
  8. From the home screen click settings (the camera icon/profile picture) in the upper right hand corner. 
  9. In settings, under Fraternity, select "Manage [your name] fraternity."
  10. Within your fraternity select the exercise that you want to do, it will be the one you just started. 
  11. Once you have selected that exercise you will be taken to a page where you will see today's date underneath the name of the exercise. Here you can alter today's date to whatever date you wish the exercise to begin on, even a past date. 
  12. Click the home button in the bottom left corner.  Now you are all set. The home button should now reflect the number day you are on.

I started an exercise but set it for the wrong date

  1. From the home screen click settings (the camera icon/profile picture) in the upper right hand corner. 
  2. In settings, under Fraternity, select "Manage [your name] Fraternity."
  3. Within your fraternity select the exercise you set the wrong date for (example: Exodus 90.) [If no exercise appears here, Click the exercises tab in the bottom right corner. Then Select the exercise you wish to choose. (Exodus 90 is the first exercise.) This portion of the app will not let you select a past date, so choose today's date just for now, and complete the process of starting this exercise. Once you have started this exercise, go back to step one of this section.]
  4. Once you have selected that exercise you will be taken to a page where you will see today's date underneath the name of the exercise. Here you can alter today's date to whatever date you wish the exercise to begin on, even a past date. 
  5. Click the home button in the bottom left corner.  Now you are all set. The home button should now reflect the number day you are on.

I chose the wrong Exercise and want to cancel it and start a different one. 

  1. From the home screen click settings (the camera icon/profile picture) in the upper right hand corner. 
  2. In settings, under Fraternity, select "Manage [your name] Fraternity."
  3. Within your fraternity select the exercise you want to cancel.  [If no active exercises appears here, proceed to step 5] 
  4. When you select the exercise you want to cancel at this time you are taken to a new screen with that exercise name on it and the set start date underneath the name. To the right there is a button that says, "cancel." Select "cancel" on the right, to cancel that exercise.
  5. Next, click the exercises tab in the bottom right corner.
  6. Select the exercise you wish to choose. Exodus 90 is the first exercise. 
  7. This portion of the app will not let you select a past date, so if you desire a past date to be Day 1, choose today's date just for now, and complete the process of starting this exercise as if you were starting today. [If you desire today to be Day 1, or any future Date, select the date you desire and complete the process of starting this exercise. Then skip to step 13.]
  8. Next click the home button in the bottom left. 
  9. From the home screen click settings (the camera icon/profile picture) in the upper right hand corner. 
  10. In settings, under Fraternity, select "Manage [your name] Fraternity."
  11. Within your fraternity select the exercise that you want to do, it will be the one you just started. 
  12. Once you have selected that exercise you will be taken to a page where you will see today's date underneath the name of the exercise. Here you can alter today's date to whatever date you wish the exercise to begin on, even a past date. 
  13. Click the home button in the bottom left corner.  Now you are all set. The home button should now reflect the number day you are on. If you selected a future date, no number will appear in the home button. 

We hope one of these helped you properly set or change your start date. If not, let us know. We'll be happy to help you further. 


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