Timesheet - GPS Functionality

This article includes the following topic:

  • Enabling GPS for easyemployer mobile app
  • GPS functionality on Timesheets

What is the GPS Functionality

The GPS Functionality is a feature within the easyemployer system that ensures that an employee's location is recorded when they clock on and off of their shift using the easyemployer mobile application.

Why use the GPS Functionality

This feature is greatly beneficial to organisations that have employees who are always 'on the go' or work at an off site location as it can assist managers to check their clocking location.

Downloading the easyemployer mobile application

Please select one of the following links to download the app:

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Note: Please note the GPS functionality is a module that may not be included in your easyemployer organisation account. Please contact us if you would like to have this feature.

Enabling GPS on mobile devices

Note: This may vary depending on the version and operating system on your mobile device.

Apple - iOS Devices

  • For GPS tracking to work on iOS devices - users with the mobile application will need to enable GPS on their mobile device. 

1. Go to 'Settings' on your Apple device, search or find and select  the easyemployer application (named under 'eE')

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2. Select 'Location' and then check 'While using the App'

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Android Devices

  • For GPS tracking to work, Android devices will need to enable their GPS functionality.
  • Please note when downloading the easyemployer application on your Android device, you must accept the permissions which allows GPS and location tracking. 

1. Go to 'Settings' on your Android device, find and select  'Privacy and safety' or 'Location' settings.

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2. Select 'Location' followed by selecting and turning on Location settings

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GPS functionality on Timesheets

Note: Please note the GPS functionality is a module that may not be included in your easyemployer organisation account. Please contact us if you would like to have this feature.

Checking the clocked GPS location of an employee 

1. To check the clocked GPS location of an employee,  select 'Timesheets' on the top navigation menu

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2. Open a Timesheet period; and click on timesheet entry.

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3. Click on the view location data button.

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4. Clocked locations dialogue will open which will indicate the the GPS location of the clocked shifts.
Note: Green = Clocked on shift, Red = Clocked off shift.

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