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Fishbowl Time

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==Getting Started==
# To get started, create a free account at [https://app.fishbowltime.com/ wwwapp.FishbowlTime.com].
# '''Fishbowl Time''' has several modules that can be accessed from the menu. On larger devices, the menu is displayed on the left. Smaller devices can access the menu by clicking the {{Button|Menu}} near the top-right corner.
# With the menu open, click the [[File:Company Settings Button.png|bottom|alt=Company Settings]] module and carefully review each tab to customize '''Fishbowl Time''' for your business.# '''Fishbowl Time''' features a simple and intuitive interface. Below is a brief overview of each module, however the easiest way to learn is to [https://app.fishbowltime.com/ explore using a free account at wwwapp.FishbowlTime.com].
==User Profile==
==Company Settings==
The '''Company Settings''' module can only be viewed by employees with admin rights. This module features the The following tabs that are used to configure '''Fishbowl Time'''.
===Company Details===
[[File:FT Departments.png]]
* Employees can be organized into departments, and each department can have a manager.
 
===Pay Settings===
[[File:FT Pay Settings.png]]
* This section displays your company settings for pay periods, breaks, PIN length, geo-location, time format, rounding, overtime rules, etc.
===Projects and Positions===
* Projects are required when integrating with QuickBooks and Fishbowl.
* The term "Projects" can be modified to match the terminology of your company.
* Positions are At least one position is required when integrating with Fishbowl* Labor items are imported from Fishbowl by using the [[#Fishbowl_integration|Fishbowl Time Plugin]].
* After creating the positions, click the [[#Employees|Employees]] tab to enable the applicable positions for each employee.
 
===Pay Settings===
* This section displays your company settings for pay periods, breaks, PIN length, geo-location, time format, rounding, overtime rules, etc.
===Terminals===
[[File:FT Terminals.png]]
* This section allows the creation of various webpages that allow employees to clock in and out. Any device can then be used as a dedicated terminal by locking it to that URL.
* '''IP Address Restrictions''' - Setting an IP address restrictions makes it so that the terminal can only be accessed when an employee is connected through the approved IP address. This can be used to restrict employees to only access the time clock while they are connected to internet at their place of work.
* '''Device Restrictions''' - Setting device restrictions makes it so that the terminal can only be accessed on devices that have been specifically approved by the account administrator. This can be used to ensure that only specific computers or devices are allowed to access the time clock terminal.
===Billing Information===[[File:FT Billing.png]]
* This section allows you to update your subscription, enter payment method, see payment history, etc.
==IntegrationsQuickBooks setup==* # Open your QuickBooks file. Click the '''Edit''' menu and select '''Preferences'''. Click the '''Time & Expenses''' menu on the left and then click the '''Company Preferences''' tab. Enable time tracking by selecting '''Yes''' in the '''Time Tracking''' section.<br>[[File:A1.png]]# Open the '''Employee Center'''. Open each employee and click the check box that says '''Use time data to create paychecks'''. (As a new employee is imported with time activities, you will also be asked about setting this option.)<br>[[File:A2.png]]# Export the timer lists file by clicking the '''File''' menu and then select '''Utilities''' > '''Export''' > '''Timer Lists'''. *Note: You will need to switch to single user mode in order to export or import files.<br>[[File:A3.png]]# In the Fishbowl Timeweb app, go to '''Integrations''' can be integrated with and select '''QuickBooksDesktop'''.<br>[[File:A4.png]]# Click the '''Connect''' button.<br>[[File:A5.png]]# Choose the Timer List IIF file you exported from QuickBooks previously and click '''Confirm'''.<br>[[File:A6.png]]<br>[[File:A6B.png]]# To export data to QuickBooks, simply click the '''Export Data' online '' button.<br>[[File:A7.png]]# In QuickBooks go to eliminate double-entry'''File''' > '''Utilities''' > '''Import''' > '''Timer Activities'''. Select your exported file and then click '''Open'''.<br>[[File:A8.png]]<br>[[File:A8B.png]]# Click '''OK''' for the displayed warning.<br>[[File:A9.png]]# Click '''Yes''' to use time data.<br>[[File:A10.png]]# On the first sync and for new employees you will receive a message to set a payroll item for each employee's time activities. Subsequent imports will skip this step.<br>[[File:A11.png]]<br>[[File:A11B.png]]# After the import is done, you will receive this message.<br>[[File:A12.png]]# You can then view the report of imported activities.<br>[[File:A13.png]]
==Fishbowl integration==
# Review the settings on the '''Item Export''', '''Work Order Export''', and '''Labor Import''' tabs and then click the {{Button|Save}} at the top.
==Mobile iOS and Android apps==<u>'''iOS'''</u>
[[File:Fishbowl Time iOS.jpg|right|375px]]
* The iOS app can be downloaded from [https://apps.apple.com/us/app/fishbowl-time-terminal/id1456155724 here] and the Android app can be downloaded from [https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.fishbowl.fishbowltimeterminal here].* One of the easiest ways for employees to clock in/out is using QR barcodes and scanning them at an iOS terminalwith the mobile app. Clocking in/out is easy and just requires the employee to hold their unique barcode in front of the camera on the iOS terminalmobile device.
* Employee barcodes can be printed from the [[#Reports|'''Reports''' module]].
* To lockdown an iOS device so that only the '''Fishbowl Time''' app can be used, enable [https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT202612 Guided Access].
<u>'''Android'''</u>* An Android app will be released soon.* Nearly all of the features of '''Fishbowl Time''' are is also accessible by opening a in the browser on of any Android mobile device and or by entering the URL for one of the [[#Terminals|terminals]]. =Release Notes= {{HideH2|Web Updates}}  '''September 2019'''*Updated all CSV exports*Updated Time Cards CSV to include shift notes*Added ability for Admins/Managers to edit clock-in for active timelogs*Added ability for Admins/Managers to add a clock-out time on active timelogs to clock-out employees*Fixed issue with switching projects that causes time overlap*Updated Project Details report with custom date range '''August 2019'''*Updated sorting for all dropdown lists*Updated refresh time on terminals to 60 seconds  {{HideH2|Plugin Updates}}  '''2019.6.9 – 8-23-2019 - Fishbowl 2019.7'''* Improved error reporting* Now sending custom work orders up to FB Time* Associated BOM's are no longer required when pushing WO's up to FB Time. In this scenario the WO description is used for the project name* Added offset for last sync date '''1.0 - 5/23/2019'''* Initial release

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