Setup Questions

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What is an administrator or admin? Can they punch in?

Administrators are accounts that manage settings in Buddy Punch. They cannot track their own time.
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Can we use Single Sign On with Okta, OneLogin, Google or Saml 2.0?

Yes, we have Single Sign on options.
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Creating or adding Employees

Go to the Employees top navigation to add new employees. Only administrators can add new employees.
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How do I change my pay periods?

You can change your current and future pay periods right in the application.
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Google Sign On Setup (SSO Setup)

Link your Google account with Buddy Punch and use it to sign in quickly.
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Setting up GPS and how to view GPS coordinates

We capture GPS coordinates when using a mobile device. Make sure each device is setup to share those GPS coordinates.
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I would like to get an email notification on every punch in or out.

We provide email notifications on punches. You can turn this on or off per account.
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Can I setup Facial Recognition from the App or from a smartphone?

You will need to use a browser, but this can be done from a smartphone, with some limitations.
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How do I add additional administrators or change their credentials?

You can have an unlimited number of administrator accounts. Those accounts are free with a paid plan.
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How do I setup automatic lunch breaks?

Automatic breaks will trigger after a set amount of time.
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How do I lock the ip address?

Your ISP will change your IP address occasionally, unless your IP address is Static. You can lock logins to only occur from specific IP's.
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What type of reports do you offer?

We have several types of reports available for export in PDF and CSV.
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How do I remove an admin or administrator from my account?

You cannot be logged into an admin account to remove it. Make sure to login from a different account.
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How do I change a user's, employees, or manager's username?

Admins set the username for users. You can change this after you setup a user by visiting their profile.
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How do I enable Location Services on my mobile device or browser?

GPS should only be used with a device that has a GPS receiver on it (mobile device), however you will have to allow their use.
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How do I add additional managers to my account?

A manager is an upgraded employee.
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Can I view the hours worked as hours and minutes, instead of a decimal?

The Payroll Export will show you both formats. 32 minutes = 32/60 or .533
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