Time Portal for IOS and Android can be used by Crew Leaders or Employees on personal and company issued devices such as Android tablets, Android phones, Apple IPads and Apple IPhones. Please review the topic Mobile App Versions for more information on the mobile app.
Once the employee has installed the app onto their device, they'll use their Phone Number and Access Code to log into the application.
The Mobile App Mode which has been assigned to the employee will determine how the app looks and behaves.
In the Employee Detail Screen, click Edit then enter the Phone Number, Mobile App Mode and Access Code:
- Phone Number - Please enter a 10-digit phone number such as (305) 555-1212 or 305-555-1212. The employee will log into the mobile app using this number, without any parentheses or dashes. ex. 3055551212. If this is a US-based phone number, the employee can be sent a text message with instructions.
- Mobile App Mode - Select Crew to place the mobile app into Crew Mode for this employee. Select Single to place the mobile app into Single User mode. Select None to disable the mobile app for the employee.
- Access Code - Time Portal may have already generated a random number but you can update this code with a value between 1000 and 9999 that must be provided by the employee when logging in.
Sending mobile app invitations
Employees can download and install the mobile app then log in with the Phone Number and Access Code that you provide to them.
To simplify mobile app deployment, Time Portal can send text message to selected employees that include a link to download instructions as well as the Phone Number and Access Code that are required to log in. As illustrated below, they will receive a text message that identifies your company as the sender.
To send the invitation, please ensure the Phone Number, Mobile App Mode and Access code have been specified then click the Send Invitation button on the Mobile App Tab near the bottom of the Employee Detail Screen.
Time Portal will send the text message and add the invitation to the list as shown below. Initially, the status will be queued which indicates the message has been submitted to the telecommunications carrier. Click the Refresh List button and look for an updated status of delivered which indicates the message was actually sent.
The Responses column will let you know how many times the employee has clicked on the link within the text message. The link will take them to the support topic that describes how to Download Time Portal Mobile.