Chrome Extension

Track time in Jibble anywhere on the web, without leaving your browser

Jibble’s Chrome Time Tracking Extension lets you easily track time from your Google Chrome browser, wherever your work takes you across the web. 

This article covers:


Installing the Chrome Extension

  1. Go to Jibble on Chrome Web Store.
  2. Alternatively, go to Integrations on the left navigation menu, look for Chrome Extension and click on Go to Chrome Web Store.
  3. Click Add to Chrome next to the extension option.
    Installing chrome extension on the chrome web store
  4. Once the installation is complete, click the puzzle piece on the top right of your chrome toolbar to open the extension window.
  5. Click the little pin icon next to Jibble’s Chrome Extension to pin the extension to your browser for easy access.

Using the Chrome Extension

Icons

Once you install the Chrome Extension, a Jibble icon will be added to the right of the address bar. When the button is orange, it means you are not currently tracking time.

Inactive Jibble icon

When the button is green, it means there is a time entry currently running.

Active Jibble icon


Time Tracking
  1. Click the Jibble icon in the Chrome toolbar to open a timer dialog.
  2. If you’re not signed in to Jibble, you’ll be prompted to sign in.
  3. Once logged in, click on the green Play button to start tracking time.
    Log in from chrome extension
  4. Select an activity, project and add a note if required.
  5. Click Save.
    Clock in from chrome extension
  6. After clocking in, you will see the different timer buttons.
    Timer buttons on chrome extension
  7. To switch to a different activity or project, click on the green Switch Activity button, select an activity and project then tap Save.
  8. To start a break, click on the yellow Break button, select a type of break (if multiple breaks are set) and tap Save.
    Taking breaks on chrome extension
  9. To end a break and clock in, click on the yellow End Break button, select an activity and project then tap Save.
  10. Alternatively, you can click on the Resume button to resume a clock in using your previously selected activity and/or project.
    Resume button on chrome extension
  11. To clock out, click on the red Stop button and tap Save.

Reminders & Automatic Clock Out

To receive reminders, be sure to enable the notification channels under your account settings to receive your reminders and alerts either via email and/or mobile push notifications. Read more about reminders and automatic clock out

To set a reminder to clock out:

  1. When clocking in, you will see the Reminder badge at the bottom left side of the clock in confirmation screen.
    Reminder badge on chrome extension
  2. Click on Add reminder.
    Note: If you already have reminders configured, you will see the time in which the reminder will be triggered. You can still choose to make adjustments to the time from here.
  3. Turn the toggle on to enable clock out reminders.
  4. Select a particular time (eg. 5:30 pm) or select the number of hours from now (eg. 8 hours from now) to be reminded to clock out.
  5. Once selected, click Save to clock in.
    Clock out reminder on chrome extension

To set a reminder to clock in:

  1. When clocking out, click on the Reminder badge at the bottom left side of the clock out confirmation screen.
    Clock in reminder badge on chrome extension
  2. Click on Add reminder.
    Note: If you already have reminders configured, you will see the time in which the reminder will be triggered. You can still choose to make adjustments to the time from here.
  3. Turn the toggle on to enable clock in reminders.
  4. Select a particular time (eg. 8:30 am) or select the number of hours from now (eg. 8 hours from now) to be reminded to clock in.
  5. Once selected, click Save to clock out.
    Clock in reminder on chrome extension

To set automatic clock out:

  1. When clocking in, you will see the Automatic clock-out badge at the bottom right side of the clock in confirmation screen.
    Automatic clock out badge on chrome extension
  2. Click on Auto clock-out.
    Note: If you already have an automatic clock out configured, you will see the time in which you will be clocked out automatically. You can still choose to make adjustments to the time from here.
  3. Turn the toggle on to enable automatic clock out.
  4. Select a particular time (eg. 6:30 pm) or select the number of hours from now (eg. 8 hours from now) to be clocked out automatically.
  5. Once selected, click Save to clock in.
    Automatic clock out on chrome extension

Dashboard

On the Chrome Extension Dashboard, you will be able to see your time entries, tracked hours and payroll hours for the day. To view your action logs for other days, click on the date and select a particular date from the calendar. 

Chrome extension dashboard


Account Settings

To access Account Settings, click on the three horizontal lines in the top right corner of the timer dialog.

Here’s a shortlist of the options you will see: 

  • Account & Organization details
  • Settings
  • Dashboard
  • Sign out 

Account settings on extension

Account & Organization Details

If you are part of more than one organization, you can switch between the different organizations. Click on the organization you wish to use to track time from.

Switch organizations on extension

Settings

Under Settings, you will be able to enable Keyboard Shortcuts. When Keyboard Shortcuts are enabled, you can use the shortcut command (Ctrl+Shift+s) from the keyboard to clock in. Once clocked in, use the same command (Ctrl+Shift+s) to clock out.

Keyboard shortcut settings on chrome extension

Alternatively, you can use the right click on your mouse for faster clock ins or outs. Simply right click on your mouse and select the Jibble option to clock in. Once clocked in, use the same right click and select the Jibble option to clock out.

Right click on mouse to clock in or out from chrome extension

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

 

Dashboard

To access more features via Jibble’s WebApp, click on Dashboard to get redirected to your Jibble WebApp Dashboard.

 

Sign Out

Click on Sign out to sign out of the Jibble Chrome Extension.