How do I track time in Evernote?

Track time on notes directly in Evernote with Jibble's built-in timer extension

Efficient time management is crucial in every workspace, and Jibble’s Chrome Time Tracking Extension makes it seamless to achieve this within Evernote. In this guide, we’ll walk you through the process of Evernote time tracking using Jibble’s timer extension.

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Installing Jibble’s Chrome Extension

  1. Open Google Chrome and go to the Chrome Web Store.
  2. Search for Jibble Time Tracker.
  3. Click on “Add to Chrome” to install the extension.Adding Jibble time tracking extension to chrome
  4. Once installed, a Jibble icon should appear in your Chrome toolbar.
  5. Click on the puzzle piece located in your Chrome toolbar.
  6. Tap on the pin icon next to Jibble’s Time Tracker for easy access.Pinning Jibble time tracking extension to chrome

  1. Open Evernote and log in to your Evernote account.
  2. Click the Jibble icon in your Chrome toolbar.
  3. Log in to your Jibble account or create an account if you’re new to Jibble.
  4. In the top right corner of the extension, click on the three horizontal lines.
  5. Tap on Integrations.
  6. Ensure the checkbox for Evernote is enabled.Enabling Evernote integration on chrome extension

Tracking time in Evernote

Now that the extension is installed and Evernote is integrated, let’s explore the different methods for tracking time within Evernote using Jibble.

  • Using the embedded Jibble timer 

  1. Open up Evernote and navigate to the note or task you want to track time for.
  2. Within the note’s interface, you’ll notice a “Jibble in” button.Tracking time via Evernote with Jibble's built in timer
  3. Click on the Jibble in button.
  4. A small pop-up window will open for you to choose an activity and project, if needed.
  5. Notes will be prefilled based on the titles of your notes or tasks in Evernote.
  6. Tap on Save to start the timer.Confirming clock in entry in Evernote
  7. Once clocked in, the timer button will be automatically updated to “Jibble out”.Clocking out via Jibble out button in Evernote
  8. Click on the Jibble out button and tap on Save to stop the timer.Confirming clock out entry in Evernote

  • Using keyboard shortcuts

  1. Click on the Jibble icon in your Chrome toolbar.
  2. Click on the three horizontal lines in the top right corner and tap on Settings.
  3. Enable the toggle for Keyboard Shortcuts. Enabling keyboard shortcuts for chrome extension
  4. Once enabled, use the shortcut command Ctrl+Shift+s on Windows or Command+Shift+S on Mac to clock in. 
  5. Use the same keyboard commands to clock out.

Note: When utilizing keyboard shortcuts to clock in, the activity and project previously used (if applicable) will be tagged. There won’t be any input for notes.

  • Using right clicks

  1. Right click on your mouse and select Jibble | Clock in from the menu.Right click clock in Evernote
  2. To clock out, right click again select Jibble | Clock out.Right click clock out Evernote

Note: With right click clock ins, the previously used activity and project (if any) will be tagged. There won’t be any input for notes.

  • Using text highlighting

  1. Highlight any text within Evernote, right-click on your mouse and select Jibble.Highlight text in Evernote to clock in with notes
  2. The clock in screen will be displayed with your notes automatically included.
  3. Select an activity and project if needed.
  4. Tap on Save to start the timer.Confirm clock in with automatic notes in Evernote

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