Here are some of the most frequently asked questions and answers. For any
other questions, please Contact Us.
What is Little Nudge?
Little Nudge is computer software with simple evidence-based reminders ('nudges') to do healthy activities
during the course of the day.
How do I install Little Nudge?
Download the ‘Free Trial’ installer from the website.
Download and open the installer. Click ‘Little Nudge.exe’ (you may need to extract
Run the Installer. This requires you to be an administrator for the computer
you wish to install Little Nudge on.
Follow the steps of the installer by clicking the ‘Next’ button.
When the installer asks you to choose between ‘typical’ or ‘custom’ installation,
we recommend you click ‘typical’.
You may need to grant the installer permission to change files if prompted by Windows.
Click ‘Run Little Nudge’ at the end of the installation. Little Nudge will then
run for 30 days.
To activate your copy of Little Nudge, simply click ‘Activate’ when prompted at
startup and browse to your unique license file which you are given upon purchase.
For detailed installation instructions, follow this
What are the system requirements for Little Nudge?
Windows XP or a more recent version of windows
Microsoft.NET framework 4.5 (if you don’t have this on your computer,
it will be installed during installation of Little Nudge)
Click on the nudge when it appears on your screen. This will take you to a page
with more information.
How do I add my own nudges?
Right- click on the orange Little Nudge icon on your tool-bar and
click ‘open Little Nudge’. This will open the settings menu.
Click on ‘Nudges’ (on the left side of the settings menu).
This will open a tab where you can type in your own reminders.
How do I remove nudges?
Right-click the orange Little Nudge icon on your tool-bar and click ‘open Little Nudge’.
This will open the settings menu. Click on the ‘Nudges’ (on the left side of the settings menu).
Click on the nudge you want to delete and press ‘delete’.
How do I switch Little Nudge off?
Right-click the orange Little Nudge icon on your tool-bar and click ‘close’.
Little Nudge is switched off, how do I get it to work again?
Double-click the icon on your desktop. If you cannot see an icon on your desktop,
go to the ‘start’ menu and find Little Nudge in ‘all programs’.
Click on ‘Little Nudge’. Right-click on ‘Little Nudge’ and press open.
Does Little Nudge work on macs, phones or iPads?
Not at the moment. If you work in an organisation which would like this to be available
on other devices, do get in touch at firstname.lastname@example.org.
How do I disable Little Nudge for a period of time?
Right-click the orange Little Nudge icon on your tool-bar and click
‘disable for an hour’ or ‘disable for the rest of the day’.
Can I disable Little Nudge during presentations?
Yes. Right-click the orange Little Nudge icon on your tool-mbar and click
‘open Little Nudge’. This will open the settings menu. Click on the appearance
menu (on the left side of the settings panel). Click the box next to
‘Do not show nudges if in full-screen’.
Information for organisations and IT Professionals
What data is collected?
We collect the following data about each person using Little Nudge.
We do not share personally identifiable information with third parties.
Pain in different areas of the body (optional)
Frequency of movement
Where is the data stored?
It is stored in a secure cloud storage solution, which is managed by Microsoft
and based in Ireland.
Who owns the data?
We own the data and have the right to publish and use it. We will ask a clients’
permission before publishing data with their company name. And if a client changes
their mind later we make it easy to stop sharing their data with us. Clients
can use and publish data with our name, with permission.
Security and privacy is fundamental to the design of Little Nudge. We utilise
the data to deliver improved product performance and user experience
as well as supporting Little Nudge’s business development operations.
We will ask a clients’ explicit permission before publishing data with a company’s name.
What are the Little Nudge Champion Resources?
They include posters, example emails and newsletters to support engagement with Little Nudge.
How can we access the Little Nudge Champion Resources?
Following purchasing Little Nudge, you will be given access to the Champion
Resources area of the Little Nudge website.