01. Getting Started

1.9 Create a Lease/Tenant

Important: If you use and/or have already integrated your zInspector account with a property accounting software such as Rentec Direct, AppFolio, or Propertyware, you should not manually add a Lease/Tenant manually. Instead, please add or update the lease in your accounting software, make sure that essential fields are filled out for the relevant tenant record […]

1.6 Next-Level Inspection Tips

The following tips will help you make the most of your inspections and get comfortable with the process. Refer Back to the Last Inspection: To call up the last inspection’s condition values for reference during the current inspection, tap as needed so that “Compare: On” is displayed. The previous inspection’s condition values will show in […]

1.8 Uploading Properties (Units) in Bulk

Rather than manually add each property individually, zInspector allows you to upload them in bulk using a spreadsheet (.csv) format. Uploaded spreadsheet data will synchronize to all users on your account and be available for future inspections. This feature is especially useful for users just getting started with zInspector who have a large property portfolio or […]

1.4. Perform a Property Management Inspection (Inspect Mode)

Inspect mode provides access to standard templates and any custom inspections, forms, and documents on your account in the zInspector 3 mobile app. This article covers the standard inspection template formats—Move In, Move Out, etc—in detail. Visual learner? This video provides a 10-minute intro to zInspector 3. Less is more? This article provides a minimalist […]

1.3 Perform a Photo-Based Inspection (Quick Pictures mode)

zInspector 3’s Quick Pictures mode provides a flexible, efficient way to take photos and video for any Property and Activity. It’s a great way to document a task (from creation to completion) or to supplement a template-based inspection being performed by another group member (using Inspect mode). Perform a Quick Pictures Inspection On the main […]

1.5 Span Settings: How Photos Are Included in Reports

Not seeing photos on a specific report but sure they have uploaded? Confused about why zInspector includes (or doesn’t include) photos on a specific report? Seeing multiple Timeline icons for a single activity? This is the article for you! zInspector can include or exclude photos automatically by default for all reports or manually for a […]

1.0 Getting Started: Paid & Trial Accounts

Just getting started with zInspector 3? This guide covers recommended first steps during the free trial and beyond. 1. Create an Account. Register here then sign in to the website. 2. Add Employees / Group Members. Select Contacts then Group from the menu bar. Click on the +New Member button. (In the popup box, click […]

1.7 Find, View, and Send Reports

Auto-Sending Reports Once submitted and fully uploaded, zInspector reports are sent to the email address(es) specified in Profile Settings under Email Integration. From the website menu bar, click Settings and select Profile Settings. Under Email Integration do the following: Enable Global Auto Reporting to enable auto-reporting for all users/activities on your zInspector account. Enable Report […]

1.1 Getting Started: Basic (Free) Account

This guide covers the creation of a basic account, accessing the zInspector website, and downloading the app, with a few extra tips and tricks thrown in along the way. In zInspector, a Basic account is ideal for a single user such as a tenant, homeowner, or any user with fewer than five properties (meaning units […]

1.2 Create a New Property

Create a New Property Once you  create an account and download the app, you can add properties. To get started, we recommend that you add a new property and define the Areas in it. Create a Test Property on the app or website. In the app: Tap Property/Unit then tap +New (bottom of screen) and select one […]