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Note: This feature is no longer available to add to a TSheets account.

Before clocking in for the first time, register your phone:
  1. make sure your administrator added your mobile number to your TSheets profile.
  2. Obtain your username, password, and TSheets web address (for example, yourcompany.tsheets.com) from your administrator.
  3. Text your company's assigned 10-digit phone number.

Notes:

  • The shortcodes shown below are created by your team or company administrator.
  • If your team or company uses custom fields (such as for fuel expenses or mileage), the commands below are the same, however after entering the job or customer shortcode, you must include either a line break (return) or a period padded by a space on both sides. (For example, t in cm . lassocriminals . billable @wonderwoman @batman)
  • In the commands below, using the initial t is optional, except if the command contains a shortcode.
  • Be sure to include the spaces as shown below.

To clock in:

  1. Text your company's assigned 10-digit phone number.
  2. Clock in using one of the following formats:
    • To clock in only: t in @username1 @username2.
    • To clock in with a job code or customer: t in shortcode @username1 @username2 (For example, t in cm @wonderwoman @batman)
    • To clock in with a job or customer and custom field: t in shortcode, add a space, add a period (.), add a space, customfield, add a space, @username1 @username2. (For example, t in cm . crimefighting @wonderwoman @batman)
    • To clock in with a job or customer and a set time: t in shortcode @username1 @username2 at 0800 (For example, t in cm @wonderwoman @batman at 0800)

To switch job code or customer:

  1. Dial your company's assigned 10-digit phone number.
  2. Switch by doing one of the following:
    • To switch only: t switch newshortcode @username1 @username2 (For example, t switch cm @wonderwoman @batman)
    • To switch with a custom field: t switch newshortcode, add a space, add a period (.), add a space, customfield, add a space @username1 @username2 (For example, t switch cm . crimefighting @wonderwoman @batman)
    • To switch with a job or customer at a set time: t switch newshortcode @username1 @username2 at 1200 (For example, t switch cm @wonderwoman @batman at 1200)

To clock out:

  1. Dial your company's assigned 10-digit phone number.
  2. Clock out by doing one of the following:
    • To clock out only: t out @username1 @username2
    • To clock out with a job or customer: t out shortcode @username1 username2 (For example, t out cm @wonderwoman @batman)
    • To clock out with a job or customer at a set time: t out shortcode @username1 @username2 at 1700 (For example, t out cm @wonderwoman @batman at 1700)
 

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