Knowing how long it takes to complete a task or project aids in the overall project planning and the ultimate success of your business.

Learn how to:

  • Use time tracking in Taimer

  • Track hours using the stopwatch/automatic timer

  • Track hours in the calendar/timesheet view

  • Add hours using bulk time entries

  • Add hours using draggable projects

  • Track hours using the mobile app

Plans & Permissions:

  • Plans: Free CRM, SalesCRM, PM, ERP

  • Permissions: Admin / Time Tracker


Time tracker overview

You can easily track your hours using the time tracker in Taimer. You can track hours directly using the stopwatch, or add hours in the timesheet/time tracking calendar, bulk time entry sheet, use draggable projects, or use the mobile app. 

Fields explained:

  • Calendar view- Click here to add and view your time entries in the calendar or the timesheet 

  • Bulk Entry- You can add multiple time entries at once

  • My Hours Listed- You can get a quick overview of all your work hours for a selected time span, account or project from here. You can even view the time entries that were modified from the modified entries tab

  • Hour Balance- The work hour balance is the difference between the number of work hours allocated in the settings and the daily hours entered by a user. Click here to learn more

  • Create new entries as tasks- Create and assign tasks directly from here

  • Show in calendar- When you select Create new entries as tasks as mentioned above, you can filter tasks based on the task status using this option

  • View entries by- You can view time entries using the project colour assigned to a project or using the colour assigned to a user's profile

Track hours using the stopwatch/timer

  • Navigate to the stopwatch icon in the top right corner next to your profile

  • Click to start recording. Click again to stop recording once you're done with a task

  • Enter project and task details

When logging hours, you can activate the following settings from the eye icon in the right-hand corner of the view:

  • Show project tree search

  • Show only my projects

When the Show project tree search setting has not been activated, you can select the Account and Project separately in the Time Entry view. This is useful for filtering the projects under an account.

You can also activate the Show project tree search setting, which enables you to see the project structure of an account and select the account and project at once.

Track hours in the calendar/timesheet view

  • Navigate to Projects > Time Tracker in the blue side-bar 

  • You can update your time entries in the calendar here

  • Click and drag to enter a time entry

  • Enter project and task details

Add hours using draggable projects

  • You can view your projects under the Draggable Project list or add a new project to the list

  • Click, drag and drop the project from the list to the Calendar

  • You can edit the hours by clicking on the time entry

Add hours using bulk time entries

First, go to Time Tracker, and then click the bulk entry button on the right-hand side to enter the bulk entry view, as shown below.

Next, you can add multiple projects from the list to track hours to.

Now, just click on the empty fields next to a project to add the hours to the project for the days you wish. Then, choose the task and the job type. Add a comment and save the comment if you'd like to replicate it to the to other days.

At the bottom of the bulk entry view, you can see a row with the total tracked hours for each project and task, and total resourced hours for the week on the bottom right of it. On right-hand side, you can see two columns: the weekly hours for each project and task, and weekly target %.

Go back to the calendar view to view or edit your time entries. The start time for the bulk entries will be the default start time specified in the time management settings.

Add hours using the mobile app

Tracking hours via the Taimer mobile app is very similar to the browser version.

  • You can edit the hours by clicking on the time entry

  • Hold and drag the time entry on the calendar

  • Or click on the timer icon on the top right corner to start and stop tracking

  • Or click on the + symbol and select Hour Entry to enter details

Other related articles:

How to track hours using bulk time entries

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