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ExamSoft Steps for Successful Exam

Examplify Steps for Successful Exam

Please follow the recommendations below for a successful exam experience:

First time using ExamSoft (NOTE: you will need to download and take the practice exam only once)

  1. All courses will receive an practice exam
  2. An email invite will be sent through Examsoft
  3. Accept the invite
  4. Download Examplify
    • Institutional ID: University of Maryland School of Nursing
  5. Log into Examplify
    1. Log into “University of Maryland” login page
    2. Use DUO Authentication (Be sure DUO is made to "PUSH" or "ENTER ACCESS CODE") 
    3. DO NOT USE "CALL ME" - Some areas on campus are restrictive on receiving calls
    4. Use your UMBid and Password
    5. Click on the "Practice Quiz"

Take the "Practice Quiz" in it's entirety to get familiar with the ExamSoft's options

Some features to find are:

  • calculator (built into ExamSoft)
  • flagging questions (top left of questions)
  • highlighting (top right)
  • backtracking (if allowed by instructor)
  • zoom feature (to make text larger)
  • eliminating answers [the “X” symbol to the right of the question (with eliminating answers, you will need to click the choice you select, green button to the left of the answer)]
  • exam alarm (you can set 2 alarms to remind you the exam is ending)
  • Submit your exam (top right, under “Exam Controls”)

If you are still having technical difficulties, ExamSoft is a 24/7 help system, please contact ExamSoft directly at the below Toll Free number:

ExamSoft Toll Free #: 1-866-429-8889

Examplify Solving Sample Downloads

How to solve issues downloading the Practice Quiz given to you by our Learning Technology office:

  • Password: (sample: ixj2tR) Password is case sensitive
  • Please accept your email invite
  • Use Chrome or Firefox ONLY
    • If you use Safari, Microsoft Edge, Internet Explorer, etc., you WILL get a Blank Screen
  • If you are not receiving an email, please check your spam email
  • If you do not see the exam available to download:
    • Refresh the exam list
    • Select log-out
    • Add new account
    • Log back in

If you are still having technical difficulties, ExamSoft is a 24/7 help system, please contact ExamSoft directly at the below Toll Free number

ExamSoft Toll Free #: 1-866-429-8889

Examplify Minimum System Requirements

Windows:

Examplify can be used on most modern Microsoft Windows-based computers (i.e. purchased within the last 2-3 years). Please see specific system requirements as noted below.

NOTE: Examplify cannot be used on virtual operating systems such as Microsoft's Virtual Machine, Parallels, VMware, VMware Fusion or any other virtual environments.

  • Operating System: 32-bit and 64-bit versions of Windows 10.
  • Only genuine versions of Windows Operating Systems are supported.
    • The versions of Windows 10 certified for use are 1909, 2004 and 20H2.
  • The English (United States) Language Pack must be installed.
  • ExamSoft does not support tablet devices
  • CPU Processor: 2.0 GHz Intel i3 processor or equivalent (Qualcomm Snapdragon chipsets are not supported)
  • RAM: 4GB or higher
  • Hard drive: highest recommended for the operating system or 4GB of available space.
    • For on-site support, and in order to back up the answer files to a USB drive, a working USB port is required. (Newer devices may require an adaptor.)
    • For technical troubleshooting, account passwords including BitLocker keys, may be required.
  • Internet connection for download, registration, exam download, upload and some exam features.
  • Screen resolution should be at least 1024 x 768.

MAC:

  • MacOS Catalina (version 10.15) is only compatible with Examplify version 2.0.6 or higher (Released on 10/14/19 or later)
  • MacOS Big Sur (version 11.0) is only compatible with Examplify version 2.5 or higher (Released on 11/13/20 or later)
  • Supported operating systems: OS X 10.14 (Mojave), macOS Catalina (10.15), macOS Big Sur (11.0). Only genuine versions of Mac operating systems are supported.
  • CPU: Intel processor. Devices using Apple’s M1 processor and Apple Rosetta 2 are supported on Examplify version 2.6 and higher.
  • RAM: 4GB or higher.
  • Hard Drive: 4GB or higher available space.
  • For on-site support, and in order to back-up the answer files to a USB drive, a working USB port is required (Newer devices may require an adaptor).
  • For technical troubleshooting, account passwords including device passwords may be required.
  • Server version of Mac OS X is not supported.

Toll Free Number for Students and Faculty:

ExamSoft Toll Free #: 866-429-8889
(ExamSoft support is 24/7)

support@examsoft.com