How do I track time in Notion?

Easily track time in Notion using Jibble's built-in timer extension

Efficient time tracking is essential for staying organized and productive, especially when working with a versatile tool like Notion. With the help of Jibble’s Chrome Time Tracking extension, you can seamlessly integrate time tracking directly into your Notion workspace.

Check out Chrome extension for more information on how Jibble’s timer extension works.

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Installing Jibble’s Chrome Extension

  1. Launch your Google Chrome browser and open up 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 the installation is complete, a Jibble icon should appear in your browser’s toolbar.
  5. To access the extension window, click on the puzzle piece icon located at the top right corner of your Chrome toolbar.
  6. Click the pin icon next to Jibble’s Time Tracker to affix the extension to your browser for convenient and easy access.Pinning Jibble time tracking extension to chrome

  1. Access your Notion account and log in.
  2. Click the Jibble icon in the Chrome toolbar to open the timer extension.Accessing Jibble chrome extension in Notion
  3. Sign in to your Jibble account or create a new account if you don’t have one.
  4. Click on the three horizontal lines in the top right corner to access your Account Setting.
  5. Go to Integrations.Accessing integration settings chrome extension Notion
  6. Ensure the checkbox for Notion is enabled.Enabling integrations for chrome extension Notion

Tracking time in Notion

Jibble’s Time Tracker offers several efficient ways to track your time directly within Notion.

  • Using the embedded Jibble timer 

  1. Navigate to the page or project you wish to track time for within Notion.
  2. Within the page view, you will see the “Jibble in” button.
  3. Click on the Jibble in button to start tracking time.Jibble in button in Notion
  4. Select an activity and project if required.
  5. Notes will be prefilled based on page titles in Notion.
  6. Click on Save to start the timer.Saving in time entries in Notion
  7. Once clocked in, the timer button will be automatically updated to “Jibble out”.Jibble out button in Notion
  8. To stop the timer, click on the Jibble out button and tap on Save.Saving out time entries in Notion

  • Using keyboard shortcuts

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

Note: The previously used activity and project (if any) will be tagged when clocking in via keyboard shortcuts. There will be no notes to be added.

  • Using right clicks

  1. Right click on your mouse and select Jibble | Clock in.Right click to clock in NotionNote: The previously used activity and project (if any) will be tagged when clocking in via right click. There will be no notes to be added.
  2. To clock out, right click again and select Jibble | Clock out.Right click to clock out Notion

  • Using text highlighting

  1. Highlight any text in Notion, right click and select Jibble.Highlighting text to clock in Notion
  2. The clock in screen will be displayed with your notes automatically included.
  3. Select an activity and project if required and tap Save.Clocking in Notion via chrome extension

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