Project Time is the time your work for Customers, Projects, Tasks, On-sites, administrative overhead, reading Emails, etc. Track your project time in the web like described in this documentation or also on the go. You find all details about the project time tracking on you smartphone in the specific guides about the apps: Project Time Tracking in the timr iPhone App, Project Time Tracking in the timr Android App, Project Time Tracking in the timr BlackBerry App, Project Time Tracking in the timr WindowsPhone App.
Tracking in real time vs. Manual time entries
Your project time can be recorded in real time, starting in the morning, stopping in the evening or else you can add your project time manually. We recommend that you record your project time in real time so that you are finished with time recording at the end of the day, and don’t have to bother with any laborious subsequent recording.
If you work e.g. for 2 customers at once, you simply track 1 customer instantaneously via Start-Stop and you track the second one afterwards.
As an Administrator you can also enter project time records for your employees manually.
1. Tracking your Project Time in real time
Go to the menu item "Recording" (Marker 1), in the tab "Project Time" (Marker 2). Choose the task (Marker 3) for which you start working right now, you can add as many additionally tasks as your want in the "Administration". timr shows you always the current start date and the current start time (Marker 5), click now on "Start" (Marker 6). If you want you can add a short note (Marker 4), we recommend to do this after the Start. You can write down on what exactly you're working, this way you know at the end of the day in detail what you've worked and you can note e.g. also delays.
You can enter the time and the duration in almost any form. You find all the related details in the guide about time and date format.
2. Switch Project Time
With the Switch feature you can quickly switch between different tasks. When your Timer is running, tracking your latest task and you begin working on a new task, just use the “Switch”-Button.
Now you can filter by the task and select it. The Timer for the previous task is automatically stopped and started for the new task. The switch is carried out at the time you clicked on "Switch".
The Switch feature is ideal for tracking interruptions. For example, if you receive a call, you can click on "Switch" immediately and take the call in peace. Once you have ended the call, you can decide whether or not to record the call as a separate activity. If you want to record the time of the phone call, simply select the corresponding task and the change will be carried out at the time you pressed "Switch". If you do not want to record the call separately, you can simply cancel the switch procedure.
3. Resuming Project Time
The feature "Resume Project Time" allows you to resume the last stopped project time record. An example: You have stopped this minute a project time tracking because you finished the work for the customer's project. The same customer is now calling and you want to continue the record for this customer. Right click on the recently stopped project time entry and choose "Resume Project Time".
4. Start new Record with Task
The table below the "Timer" shows always the last project time records. If you want to track again time for one of this tasks you can choose "Start new Record with Task". The task is inserted immediately in the "Timer" and you click "Start".