Smartphone Application

    Before downloading the smartphone application, follow these steps:

    1. Make sure the employee has been added to your uAttend account.

    2. Give the employee a username and password by clicking the Users tab, then selecting the user’s name from the list. Scroll down to the Username/Password section and click the Edit link. Enter a username and password, then click Save.

    3. Click the Punch Management link.

    4. Scroll to the Smartphone Punch section and click the Edit link.

    - From the drop-down menu, select Yes to enable smartphone punching.

    - Select Global if the employee will be able to punch in from anywhere, or select whatever user-defined location(s) you have
    set up.

    5. Click Save.

     

    Downloading the Smartphone App

    To download the smartphone application, follow these steps:

    1. Download the application to your smartphone device from your phone's marketplace.

    2. Once the application has downloaded, enter your company ID. You can find your company ID at the top of any screen within your uAttend account.

    3. You will then be prompted to enter the username and password, then press Sign In.

    4. Once you sign in, you will be able to punch in and out using the application on your phone.

     

    Adding Geo-Locations

    If your employees will punch in using the smartphone application, you can add a geo-location to specify the radius within which the employees can punch in. This is an optional feature.

    To add a geo-location, follow these steps:

    1. Click the Settings tab from the main menu.

    2. Click the Punch Management link.

    3. Scroll down to the Geo-Locations section and click Add Geo-Locations.

    4. Enter a nickname and the full address of the geo-location.

    5. From the Punch Radius drop-down menu, select the distance from the address that employees will be allowed to punch in (e.g., Within 5 miles of this address).

    6. Click Add Location.

    One way to punch in to the uAttend system is via the uAttend smartphone application. The application can be used on iPad, iPhone, BlackBerry Torch, Android phones, and Android tablets.

    To use the uAttend smartphone application, first download the application using the steps in .

    Next, follow these steps on your phone:

    1. Launch the uAttend smartphone application.

    You will be prompted to log in with your company ID. You can find your company ID at the top of any screen within your uAttend account.

    2. Enter your company ID and click Enter.

    The application will connect to the server.

    3. When the login screen appears, enter your username and password.

    4. Click Sign In.

    Your current status appears as Punched In or Punched Out, with the time and date of the last punch.

    5. Press the In or Out button for three seconds to change your status (e.g., to punch out if you have been punched in).

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    6. Exit out of the application.

    For more information on using the smartphone app, see Managing the Smartphone App.

     

    Administrators and supervisors with rights can perform many tasks through the smartphone application. The main menu includes: Reports (with subheadings Who's InTimecardsand Summaries), User Management (with subheading Group Punch), and Settings (with subheadings Customer Support and Logout).

    Who's In

    Select Who's In from the main menu to access the punch status of employees. When the list of departments displays, select the department for which you would like data.

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    Timecards

    Select Timecards from the main menu to display a list of available timecards, then select the employee whose timecard you wish to display.

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    With the employee timecard open, you can press the Actions button at the top right of the screen to Approve TimecardRecalculate Timecard, and Email Timecard.

    Select a day from the timecard to access Timecard Detail

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    Pressing the Actions button from this screen displays options for Add Punch and Show Notes. Select Add Punch to edit punches for the employee.

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    Summaries


    Select Summaries from the main menu to access summary data for payroll hours. Pressing the Actions button from this screen displays options for List Hours by Department and Email Summary.

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    Group Punch

    Select User Management from the main menu to access the Group Punch option. Select all employees you wish to include and click Group Punch - Confirm

    Note: 

    • Administrators can perform group punches through the smartphone application for all employees and departments, even if the employees are not approved for smartphone punching through their user profile.
    • Supervisors with permission can perform group punches through the smartphone application only for employees and departments they supervise, even if the employees are not approved for smartphone punching through their user profile.
    • To allow an employee to punch in using the smartphone application, the employee must first be approved for smartphone punching through their user profile. For more information, see Setting Up Users for Smartphone App Punching.


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    Settings

    Select Settings from the main menu to access Customer Support (where you can send a help request) and Logout.