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With everyone practicing strict social distancing, it's vital to be able to offer your clients a safe environment for their photo booth hire. With this in mind, Social Booth has gone hands free.  Guests no longer have to touch the screen to start the booth or be sent a digital copy of their photo.  

What is a contactless photo booth?

A contactless photo booth is a photo booth that no one touches.  It is completely hands free and operates via a QR code.  Users simply pre-register on their mobile device with their sharing infomation and Social Booth takes care of the rest. It will automatically start, take the photo and send it to the user all without touching a thing.

Why do I need a contactless photo booth?

Normal photo booth operation involves guests touching the screen to start the booth and to type in email addresse, phone number and social media login information. In the new normal that we live in, we must be extra conscious of spreading germs and sanitization.  Letting your guests know that you can use your photo booth safely and without touching anything is invaluable as events begin to open up again.

How do I set up a contactless photo booth using Social Booth?

The process is very simple.

  1. Users visit with their mobile phone where they can register to use the photo booth. This can be relayed via signs or the following QR code:
    Contactless photo booth registration
  2. Users select whether they would like to receive their photo via email or SMS and enter their information.

  3. A QR code is generated to use the booth and send their photo.
  4. Enable the “Start Booth with QR Code” option in Social Booth. You'll find the link to the Registration page there as well.

  5. Enable Auto Start Live View in Social Booth

  6. Enable Email/SMS
  7. Turn off Filters and Animated Gifs as this version only supports contactless photos.
  8. The user then approaches the booth and holds up their phone with the QR code and the Booth will begin the countdown.  You may need to set a longer countdown than normal to allow them to get into place.
  9. Social Booth will then take the photo and automatically send it to whatever email or phone number the user registered with.

Looking for a safe way to offer a photo booth in a socially distanced world? Checkout hands free contactless registration and operation with Social Booth.


Categories: Social Booth News

With the end of the school year fast approaching and social distancing guidelines still in place, universities, high schools, middle schools and even preschools around the world have cancelled their graduation ceremonies. The loss of graduation can be very disappointing for students who have worked hard all year and looked forward to celebrating with friends and family. But thanks to the internet, it's easy to host a virtual graduation party without breaking any social distancing rules. And thanks to Virtual Booth, it's even easier to add a virtual photo booth to you virtual graduation party.

What is a Virtual Photo Booth?'s virtual photo booth is a browser based application that allows users to take photos using the built in webcam of whatever device they are browsing on. This can be a computer with a built in webcam, a tablet or mobile phone.  You have full control over the branding with custom graphics and templates. Users can download their photos and share them to social media just like being at a live event. 

Why do I need a Virtual Photo Booth?

Unfortunately large gathering just aren't possible at this time, so virtual events are taking their place.  When is the last time you went to a party without a photo booth? With, there's no reason your virtual graduation shouldn't have a photo booth as well!

Let all of your clients know!

When you subscribe to Virtual Booth, you get unlimited events with unlimited photos.  This means you can set up events for as many clients as you want.  Let them know that you are still there for them during the shutdown.

Virtual Graduation Photo Booth 

Virtual Graduation Photo Booth


Categories: Virtual Booth

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We Are Excited to Announce the Launch of Our New Online Virtual Photo Booth Software,!

In today's digitally interconnected world, virtual events are quickly becoming the new normal. Ever wished for an online platform that could bring the joy of photo booths to your virtual events? is your answer!

The New Normal: Virtual Events

The pandemic has irrevocably changed our lifestyles, pushing us towards a more virtual existence. Events, both personal and professional, have transitioned online, and so has the need for engaging and interactive elements to keep them lively and interesting.

What is is an innovative online virtual photo booth software designed to breathe life into your virtual events. allows you to run a photo booth in any browser, on any device, using the built-in webcam. There's nothing to download and no additional apps are required. Users can run your virtual photo booth on their computer or mobile device. The novelty of lies in its ability to recreate the essence and fun of a traditional photo booth, but in a completely online setting. This software truly transcends geographical barriers and allows users to snap pictures and create memories together, no matter where they are in the world.

Built-in Webcam Integration

One of the standout features of is its integration with your device's built-in webcam. This ingenious functionality eliminates the need for external cameras or software, offering a seamless experience for the user. It leverages the existing technology in your devices, whether it's your computer or mobile phone, making it incredibly simple to click pictures. You can snap a solo picture or group photo, all with the convenience and ease of your built-in webcam.

Universal Compatibility

True to its mission of making virtual events accessible and engaging for all, ensures universal compatibility. Irrespective of the device you are using or the browser you prefer, this software runs smoothly and efficiently. Whether you're on a computer, tablet, or mobile phone, whether you use Chrome, Safari, Firefox, or any other browser, is designed to function without any glitches. This wide-ranging compatibility makes it an ideal choice for events with diverse attendees, ensuring everyone can join in the fun.

The Virtual Photo Booth Experience

What is an event without some fun-filled memories to take home? brings this classic experience right into your virtual space. Users simply scan a QR code or visit a URL and the photo booth is launched right on their device. aims to transform virtual gatherings by introducing a fun and engaging element - the virtual photo booth experience. This software brings the charm and delight of a traditional photo booth to your fingertips, making your events truly memorable. It's not just about clicking pictures; it's about creating shared moments and bonding over the fun interactions that the photo booth facilitates.

User Friendly

Our software ensures a user-friendly experience. There's nothing to download, no additional apps required. Users can easily operate the virtual photo booth on their computer or mobile device. No confusing installations, no intricate setup procedures; it's all about straightforward, easy-to-use functionality. With the photo booth running directly in the browser, users can effortlessly navigate through the software on their computer or mobile device. This simplicity ensures that anyone, regardless of their technical skills or familiarity with digital tools, can participate and enjoy the photo booth experience.

Why Go Virtual?

Apart from the current necessity, going virtual saves resources, cuts down on event costs, and allows for greater participation.

Setting Up Your

Starting with is a breeze. The platform is designed to offer an intuitive user experience, guiding you through each step of the process. The setup procedure involves a few easy steps, and you're ready to launch your virtual photo booth. Plus, the dedicated support team is always available to assist you with any queries or concerns you might have.Starting with is a breeze. The platform is designed to offer an intuitive user experience, guiding you through each step of the process. The setup procedure involves a few easy steps, and you're ready to launch your virtual photo booth. Plus, the dedicated support team is always available to assist you with any queries or concerns you might have.

How Revolutionizes Virtual Events

By bringing an interactive, engaging element into the mix, elevates the user experience, making your virtual events a success.

Bringing People Together, Virtually

Our software is designed to foster connections and promote fun in your virtual gatherings.

No More Download Hassles

Forget the clutter and complications of downloads and installations. lets you focus on what truly matters - having a great time!

Customizing Your Virtual Photo Booth Experience

At, we understand the need for personal touches to make your event truly unique. Every aspect of the experience is customizable.

Brand Customization

Promote your brand and event with our customizable photo booth experience. Add logos and custom artwork to the interface and frames.

Interactivity and Engagement

Add fun elements like digital props and filters to increase participant engagement.

The Future of Virtual Events with

With constant updates and improvements, we aim to be your go-to platform for virtual photo booth experiences.


From casual parties to formal conferences, adds a fun twist to your online gatherings, making them memorable and engaging. Say goodbye to monotonous virtual events and hello to an era of interactive, exciting online experiences!


1. What devices support
   - supports all devices with a built-in webcam.

2. Do I need to install any software to use
   - No, runs in your browser without requiring any downloads or installations.

3. Can I customize my photo booth experience on
   - Yes, offers options for brand and experience customization.

4. Is my data secure with
   - Yes, user privacy and data security are our top priorities at

5. What makes different from other virtual event tools?
   - Apart from being user-friendly and secure, brings the fun of a physical photo booth to your virtual events, enhancing participant engagement.


Categories: Virtual Booth News

In our previous update to BYO Booth, we added the ability to run a virtual photo booth via SMS/MMS using Twilio.  Unfortunately, Twilio doesn't support MMS outside of the US and Canada.  Fortunately, we've come up with a solution.  You can now run the same virtual photo booth via WhatsApp and Twilio. The functionality is the same.  You set up a template in BYO Booth and users will send photos to your WhatsApp number.  BYO Booth will add your template and send the final photo back to the user on WhatsApp.  Setting up WhatsApp on Twilio takes a few steps, so here's instructions on how to get setup.

1. In your Twilio account, go to Programmable SMS

2. Click on the WhatsApp menu item

3. Activate the sandbox

4. Click on the Senders menu item

5. Click the sign up button

6. Fill out the form to request to enable your Twilio number for WhatsApp

7. To complete the request, you will need to have a Facebook Business Manager ID.

8. Either login to your Facebook Business account, or create one. here

9. Back in Twilio, go to Senders and add your Twilio nuber as an enabled sender.

10. Click the configure link for your number.

11. Add your website URL in the field for When a Message comes in.

Once Twilio approves your request, you will be able to send and receive messages from WhatsApp in BYO Booth.


Categories: BYO Booth News

Social Booth 2.5.29
- Added Emojis to Mirror Booth Sign Photo
- Added ability for users to change color of signature in Mirror Booth Sign Photo
- Added Background Removal without greenscreen
- Added ability to change countdown color (Not when DSLR video is enabled)
- Removed Quit button from Operator screen
- Added Test Print button in Template Tab
- Added Send Test Email Button in Settings
- Added ability to select which files get uploaded via External API
- GDRP question 2 not shown if blank
- GDRP functionality updated.  Yes/No saved with data if question not required. No data saved if question is required.
- Added abilty to set Settings hotspot to “doubleclick”
- Added White Balance to DSLR camera settings
- Added New Event Wizard screen to load preset events for Mirror, Gif, Video, Greenscreen & Defaults
- Added button in Registration tab to email full serial # to email address on file


Categories: Social Booth News