How do I track time in Hubspot?

Utilize Jibble's Chrome extension within HubSpot to enhance productivity, manage projects effectively and ensure accurate billing

Efficient time tracking is crucial for staying organized and productive in HubSpot. Whether you’re a marketer, salesperson, or manager, keeping tabs on your activities is essential. With Jibble’s Chrome Time Tracking Extension, you can seamlessly integrate time tracking directly into your HubSpot workflow.

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Installing Jibble’s Chrome Extension

  1. Open Google Chrome.
  2. Click on the three vertical dots (menu) in the top-right corner to open the Chrome menu.
  3. Select “Extensions” and then click on “Visit Chrome Web Store”.
  4. Alternatively, type “Chrome Web Store” into the Chrome address bar and tap on the web store to access it.
  5. Search for Jibble Time Tracker.
  6. Click on “Add to Chrome” to install the extension.Adding Jibble time tracking extension to chrome
  7. Once the extension is successfully installed, you should see a Jibble icon in your Chrome toolbar.
  8. Click on the puzzle piece icon located in your toolbar.
  9. Tap on the pin icon next to Jibble’s Time Tracker to pin the extension to your toolbar for easy access.Pinning Jibble time tracking extension to chrome

  1. Click on the Jibble icon located in your Chrome toolbar.
  2. Sign in to your Jibble account, or if you’re new to Jibble, create a free account.
  3. Click on the three horizontal lines in the top right corner of the extension.
  4. Tap on Integrations.
  5. Ensure the checkbox for HubSpot is enabled.Enabling integration with HubSpot

Tracking time in HubSpot

After successfully installing and integrating Jibble’s timer extension with HubSpot, you’ll be able to conveniently track time directly within HubSpot using a variety of methods.

  • Using the embedded Jibble timer 
  1. Open up HubSpot and log in to your account.
  2. Go to the specific task, project or ticket within HubSpot that you want to track time for.
  3. Look for a “Jibble in” button within HubSpot, typically located near the task details.Embedded Jibble in timer in HubSpot
  4. Click on the Jibble in button.
  5. A small pop-up window will appear, allowing you to select an activity and project if necessary.
  6. Notes will be automatically filled based on your task titles.
  7. Click Save to clock in.Clocking in directly in HubSpot
  8. Once you’ve started tracking time, the timer button will automatically switch to “Jibble out.”Embedded Jibble out timer in HubSpot
  9. When you’ve completed your work on the task, click on the Jibble Out button to clock out.Clocking out directly in HubSpot

  • Using keyboard shortcuts
  1. Click on the Jibble icon located in your browser’s toolbar.
  2. Navigate to the top-right corner and click on the three horizontal lines.
  3. Access the Settings option.
  4. Activate the toggle for Keyboard Shortcuts.Enabling keyboard shortcuts for chrome extension
  5. Once enabled, use the keyboard shortcut Ctrl+Shift+S (Windows) or Command+Shift+S (Mac) to initiate clocking in.
  6. Use the same keyboard commands to clock out when your work is completed.

Note: When utilizing keyboard shortcuts to clock in, the activity and project previously used (if any) will be automatically 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 Hubspot
  2. To clock out, right click again and select Jibble | Clock out.Right click clock out HubSpot

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

  • Using text highlighting
  1. Go to the specific task, project or ticket within HubSpot that you want to track time for.
  2. Within the task or project details, highlight any text that you want to automatically convert into notes when clocking in.
  3. Perform a right-click with your mouse and choose “Jibble” from the menu.Highlight text to clock in with notes in HubSpot
  4. The clock-in screen will appear with your notes preloaded.
  5. If necessary, select an activity and project.
  6. Click Save to initiate the timer.Clocking in with automatic notes in HubSpot

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