Tracking Attendance With Total People Rather Than Individuals

If you wish to record the number of people who attended an event but are not interested in recording their names (or only have some of their names), Breeze allows you to check people in anonymously through a "headcount" feature. To do so:

  1. Load the check in page for the event you're interested in.
  2. Click the gear icon in the top right corner.
  3. Click the "Headcount" button.
  4. Use the plus and minus buttons or type in the total amount. Note that this number indicates the total number of people at the event, including those you've checked in. (e.g. a total number of 50 with 15 people checked in will result in 35 people checked in anonymously)


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  • Hello,

    I am having trouble with getting the added anonymous attenders to save. It lets me add them into the total number of attendance, but won't save.

    Any suggestions?


  • Hey TIna!

    Thanks for reaching out. I am so sorry to hear this. Happy to help. Would you mind providing some additional details so that I can best serve you? 

    Does the number after you add it change the total number of attenders? 

    Can you clear your cookies and cache and try again to see if you get the same or a different result?


  • Hello. For our main Sunday service in the sanctuary, we like to track these separately - adults, children, stage, the A/V team, and lobby - we do this by taking a head count of each. Is there a simple way to track these in Breeze? So far, I can only see how to do one overall headcount for the service. Thank you.

  • Hi Info!

    Yes there is a way! 

    You create a tag for each of these classes so you could have separate check in counts for each class. 

    You can also create separate events for each of these classes and do a headcount for each class separately.

    For example you could set your event for specific tags(after you have created tags for each class)

    Specific Tags Limits the check-in list to people who are in specific tags (e.g. Nursery tag for checking into the nursery).

    Editing Event Settings

    Checking People into an Event

    If you'd like more help in setting this up, please don't hesitate to reach out to our Support team. We are here and happy to serve.


  • Hum.... i tried this method and im not sure what you are trying to say.. it does not work....

  • @pierrevalynsa

    Hey! We're moving your request over to Support in order to serve you better!



  • Is there a way to run a report on "anonymous" people for a repeating event over a select period of time??

  • @phillip you can certainly run a report to get the "headcount" of those "anonymously" checked in to recurring events over a certain amount of time. The anonymous headcount shows at the bottom of the Attendance Reports. You can Use Attendance Report Filters for the select period of time/dates you would like to search in the specific event, at the bottom of the report you will see the anonymous headcount reported. 

  • For weekly worship service event attendance, we have three tags: visitors, regular attenders and members. Is there a way to do a headcount only for the visitor tag so that we can both checkin visitors that we have info for in Breeze and those that we don't so that we have an accurate total attendance for visitors between the actual checkin and the headcount? We want to keep the "visitor attendance" separate from the total headcount for the service so that we still get an accurate total attendance for the service that includes reg. attenders/members. What is the best way to get all of this info and can it be done within one event?

  • Hi Jenny,

    This is a great question, but I think the answer might be a little more nuanced. Be on the lookout for one from me soon with some ideas on how you might accomplish this! 

  • I'm just adding a comment that you need to complete check in BEFORE you update the headcount. If you check people in after you have done the headcount, it will increase your attendance number. 

  • @katieedwards

    That is great input!  Thank you for sharing that tip.

    Have a blessed day!