How to track time with a location?

Enhance time tracking accuracy by adding locations to time entries

Tracking time with locations can provide valuable insights into your team’s work patterns and productivity, especially for remote or field-based teams. Jibble’s GPS tracking software offers an easy way to ensure accurate time tracking by adding locations to time entries.

If you’re interested in location tracking via GPS, check out our article on how GPS location tracking works.

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Adding location to time entries

Users of all roles can easily add location details to their time entries via Jibble’s web app. To get started, be sure you have added locations to your organization

  1. Log in to your Jibble account on the web app
  2. Click on the green play button to clock in.Clicking on the green play button to clock in
  3. On the sidebar, select a location from the dropdown list.Selecting a location when clocking in on webNote: Available locations are based on the member’s work schedule assignments. Read more about assigning locations to schedules.
  4. If needed, select an activity, project and add a note.
  5. Tap on Save to clock in.Saving time entry details to clock in
  6. To clock out, click on the red stop button and select a location on the sidebar.Clocking out with a location added on web
  7. Tap on Save to clock out.

Reviewing time entries

Locations that were added without GPS coordinates will be tagged with a red icon to indicate they weren’t detected by GPS.Added locations shown with a red icon on timesheets

  1. Navigate to the Timesheets tab. 
  2. Select a day to view time entries for.
  3. On the detailed time entries view, click on a specific time entry to view the associated location details.Viewing location details on time entries on web

Editing location details

If needed, you can edit the location associated with a time entry. Edited time entries are marked as Manual entries and are logged in the Change History. Read more about editing time entries.

  1. Navigate to the Timesheets tab and select the relevant day.
  2. On the detailed time entries, click the pencil icon to make adjustments.Clicking on the pencil icon to edit time entry detailsNote: To edit time entry locations, members will need the appropriate permissions. Learn more about managing time clock restrictions.
  3. Select a new location from the dropdown list.Selecting another location when editing time entries
  4. Click on Save and provide a reason for the edit.
  5. Changes will be reflected in the Change History section.Edit details shown on change history of timesheets (1)


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