Electronic School Exam

Electronic School Exam

Electronic school exams are arranged in our examination halls and are taken on your own computer. Your computer must fulfil technical and software requirements for you to be able to complete electronic school exams.

Lockdown Browser

You write your exam answer in a secure Lockdown browser in WISEflow. You must download the latest version of Lockdown browser before your exams. Please find the instructions on how to download Lockdown browser in the drop-down menu below.

  • Download the latest version of Lockdown Browser

    Download the latest version of Lockdown Browser

    1. Open your web browser (we recommend using Chrome or Firefox) and log in to WISEflow using FEIDE.
    2. Click on your name in the top right corner. Choose "Edit profile"
    3. Go to the tab "System requirements"
    4. Click on "Download Windows/MAC version"
    5. Complete the installation on your computer

    After installing Lockdown browser

    Under "Try it out" click on "Start the flow" either for FLOWlock or for FLOWmulti depending on the type of exam you are going to take

    The screenshot below shows the system requirements page where you can download and test Lockdown browser

    Screenshot test FLOWlock

  • Test Lockdown Browser

    Test Lockdown Browser

    1. Open your web browser (we recommend using Chrome or Firefox) and log in to WISEflow using FEIDE.
    2. Click on your name in the top right corner. Choose "Edit profile"
    3. Go to the tab "System requirements"
    4. Click on "Test browser"
    5. This will initiate verification of Lockdown browser. You should see two green checkmarks to the right side if your lockdown setup is verified.
    6. If no errors occured, press the finish button

Laptop and software requirements

You must bring your own laptop (PC or Mac). You must also have a web camera that takes pictures of an acceptable quality and a wired charger. You cannot write your exam on tablets. If you want to use an external keyboard, webcamera or computer mouse, these must be connected to yor computer using a USB-wire.

You must make sure that you are able to connect to internet via Eduroam. We highly recommend that you use the latest version of either Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox.

You may not borrow equipment from other candidates during an examination.

Before the exam starts

We have listed instructions on how to log in to WISEflow when the exam starts in the drop down menu below. 

  • WISEflow login

    WISEflow login

    1. Log in to WISEflow using FEIDE (student number + password).
    2. Click the correct examination.
    3. At 08:45 the latest: Click "Start FLOWlock". Close all programs/services when prompted by WISEflow.
    4. 09:00: Log in with the password provided by the invigilators.
    5. You can open the examination question paper in a separate tab in FLOWlock browser.
    6. You can add drawings or images taken with your own webcam to the examination answer paper. Ask the invigilators for assistance if you need help.
    7. If you are late you will need an extra password. This must be typed by an invigilator.
    8. Contact the invigilator when you are ready to submit. You may not leave the desk until an invigilator has assisted you with submission.

Tips and tricks in FLOWlock

To be prepared is the best way to save time on your exam. We have gathered all our best tips and tricks here.

  • Tips and tricks FLOWlock

    Tips and tricks FLOWlock

    Saving Your text will be saved approximately every three seconds when you are online. Saving status is available in the upper right corner.
    If you lose your internet connection during the examination

    If you lose your internet connection you will receive a pop-up message, but you may continue to work. Please notify an invigilator if the internet connection appears to be unstable and you get repeated pop-ups. You may save a local copy by clicking Download paper. The button is only visible when you have no internet connection, and soon as the connection is restored, the button will disappear.

    Candidate number

    The candidate number is automatically connected to your answer paper in WISEflow. NB! Do not write your name or student number in your paper.

    The question paper is too small to read

    You may click and drag the frame to adjust the size of the question paper.

    Cut, copy and paste Use standard Windows and Mac keyboard shortcuts to cut, copy and paste.
    Pages, words and characters Information regarding characters and pages is found in the Table of Contents in the sidebar. There is no word count in FLOWlock.
    Saved versions Auto saved versions may be found in the sidebar, called Revisions
    Text gets replaced when writing You must click the insert-button (sometimes Ctrl + insert) on your keyboard to turn off this feature.
    Toolbar disappears

    First, try clicking and typing in the editor. If this does not work, click the refresh button in FLOWlock.

    NB! If you are offline, please contact an invigilator.

    Zoom in/out


    • Zoom in: Ctrl + plus
    • Zoom out: Ctrl + minus


    • Zoom in: Cmd + plus
    • Zoom out: Cmd + minus
    Change keyboard language


    • Alt + Shift


    • Cmd + space or
    • Cmd + Alt + space
    Sipmple drawings and models

    Hand-written attachments may be added to your answer paper by using your web camera. FLOWlock also offers a simple drawing tool.

    Missing Internet connection at hand-in time
    1. Save a local copy by cliking the button Download paper.
    2. Contact an invigilator.