FAQ and Troubleshooting
A curated list of the most FAQ from Connecteam's customers.
By Yarden and 12 others13 authors158 articles
What are Shortcuts?
On which devices does the Connecteam app run?
Connecteam and GDPR
How do I cancel my subscription?
Does Connecteam have Explanation Videos?
What is a Fully Branded App?
Do Archived or Deleted Users Count Toward My Paid Seats?
If I'm in the middle of my subscription and I add a paid seat, how much does the seat cost?
Is a Phone Number Mandatory for Each Employee?
How to Change an Employee's Phone Number
How Do I Invite an Employee When They Changed Their Smart Phone?
Troubleshooting: I Can't Log In To The Dashboard
Troubleshooting: I Can't Log In To The Mobile App
Users Troubleshooting: Can't Promote a User to Admin Status
Users Troubleshooting: Can't Import Users with CSV File
When Should I Use Tags and Not User Details Fields to Create Groups?
Can I Add Users to a Smart Group in Bulk?
Troubleshooting Smart Groups: I'm Having Difficulty Adding a User to a Smart Group
Should I Publish Content to a Smart Group or Specific Users?
What Happens If a User Was Part of a Smart Group but Then Is Removed From It?
How Do I Know Which Smart Groups a User Is a Part Of?
I Need to Remove a User From a Smart Group. How Do I Edit the Smart Group?
How Can I Add a User to a Smart Group?
Can I Delete a Smart group? If I Delete Old Smart Groups Will Any Information be Lost?
Why Can't I See Smart Groups?
How Do I Edit a Misspelled Smart Group?
I have smart groups set up. Is it possible to have one of my smart groups see only the schedule within their smart group and not the other smart group's?
I Created a Smart Group But it is Empty and Has No Users. Why?
I Created a Smart Group but it Contains All My Users. Where Did I Go Wrong?
How Can I Set it So Admins See Only the Employee Who They Are Direct Managers For and Not All Employees?
Can all admins create smart groups?
Why Can't I Delete the All Users Smart Groups?
How Do I Tag More Than One Employee?
Who Can Set Up the Kiosk App?
How do I Set it Up so Users Can Only Clock In Via the Kiosk App and Nothing Else?
When Logging In to the Kiosk What Happens if the Employee Doesn't Own a Smartphone or Has Never Accessed the Connecteam App?
Can I customize Kiosk PIN codes?
What’s the difference between the regular Connecteam app and the Kiosk app?
How Can I Make Sure Employees Don't Log In As Each Other (on the Kiosk App)?
Troubleshooting: My users can't clock in! Why could that be?
Troubleshooting: My Employee Cannot See the Time Clock
Where Are My Employees? Check Your Map!
Can I Add and Edit Shifts from the Dashboard?
Breadcrumbs FAQ for Managers
Is the Employee's Geolocation Captured Each Time They Switch Jobs?
Will Users Still be able to Fill Out Required Shift Attachments when Switching Jobs?
How do 'Switch Jobs' Work with Our Geofences?
What if a User Forgot to Switch Jobs?
My App Drains a Lot of Data and the Battery
How are Breadcrumbs Different From Geo-fences?
How Can I Navigate the Breadcrumbs Map View More Effectively?
Do Breadcrumbs Track Employees Only When Clocked In?
What Might Be the Reason I See a Straight Line With No Pin Locations?
Gusto Troubleshooting: I Can't Export Timesheets or My Timesheets Are Exported Incorrectly
Gusto Troubleshooting: I Can't Match My Employees
Quickbooks Online Troubleshooting: I Can't Match Users
Quickbooks Online Troubleshooting: I Can't Export Timesheets or My Timesheets Are Exported Incorrectly
Why Do Employees Need to Set Their Connecteam Location Services to ‘Always’ Instead of ‘While Using the App’ When Breadcrumbs Are Enabled?
Can Employees Track Time for Jobs That Are Not Scheduled?
What if an Employee Has No Cell Service or Their Phone is Shut Off While Clocked In?
Does the Daily Limit I Set Include Unpaid Breaks?
Why Does My Employee’s iPhone Say, “Connecteam Has Been Using My Location in the Background”?
Can I Prevent Employees From Forgetting to Clock Out?
How to Use Breaks as a User
Time Clock Troubleshooting: Wrong Payroll Cycle Displayed on Timesheets
What happens if an employee turns off location services while they’re clocked in?
Is there a way to prevent an employee from clocking in before their shift?
Is There a Way For Me to Turn Off the App and Have Employees Only Log In and Out With Their Computers?
We Want Our Employees to Clock in and Out From Different Jobs. Can They Do That?
How Can I Know When an Employee Has Been Auto-Clocked or Exceeded Their Daily Limit?
Can Employees Change Their Clock In Location With a Third-Party App?
Can Automatic Breaks Be Customized Per Employee?
Can I Round Hours on a Timesheet?
How can I shut off the Time Clock so my employees can't use it?
How Do I Copy Shifts?
Can I Export My Team's Schedule?
Job Schedule: What Happens to a User's Shifts When I Archive or Delete Them
Calendar App Sync FAQs For Managers
My Users Didn’t Mark their Preferred Work Hours or their Unavailability - What Does This Mean?
Can I Let Users Mark their Unavailability But Not their Preferred Work Hours?
Can I Mark Preferred Working Hours on Behalf of My Users?
If an Admin Creates a Repeating Open Shift, Once a User Claims the Shift and It's Approved, Should the Shift Become a Regular Shift (and not repeating)?
An Admin Who Has Admin Permission to Only One Smart Group (Not the All Users Groups) Clicks on "Clear Week" in the Job Schedule, Will this Clear the Week for All Users?
What Affects the Order in which Users Appear on the List When Assigning Users to a New Shift?
Can I Notify Users That Turned Off Their Job Schedule Notifications?
Can I Customize the Publish Notifications For an Open Shift?
Troubleshooting: I Can't Import Shifts to the Job Schedule
How will Daylight Saving Time Affect Shifts in the Job Scheduler?
Troubleshooting: My Scheduler Isn't Syncing With My Personal Calendar
How Can I Set Unavailability For a Holiday For All My Employees?
How Can I See How Many Weekly Hours I Scheduled?
Is There a Way To See Which of My Employees Have Accepted Their Shifts?
Is It Possible to Edit Multiple Shifts at Once?
Is There a Way to Clear the Drop-down Options For the Shift Title?
How can I allow my employees to view everyone's schedules?
How do I Create a Checklist?
Can I Create Questions in a Form Based on Previous Answers?
What is the Size Limit of Images Uploaded to a Form?
I Want to Use Templates Created By Connecteam But I Want to Customize Them How Can I Do That?
As an Admin, I Cannot See a Form in the Admin Dashboard - Why?
Who Can Fill Out a Form?
Troubleshooting: My Employee Cannot See the Form. Why could that be?
Can I Edit the PDF Download of a Form Submission?
I Want My Admin to be Able to See All Forms & Their Entries. How Can I Make That Happen?
How Do I Send a Completed Form to a Client, Who is Not a User in Connecteam?
I Want to Use an Existing Form As a Template For a New Form. How Can I Do That?
My Admin Can't Fill Out a Form, Why Could This Be?
Is There a Way to Compile All Images From A Form Without Doing it One by One?
After a form is completed it needs to be reviewed by a manager - is there a way for managers to sign off on specific forms?
Can I Share a Form Entry with a User Who is Not an Admin in Connecteam?
When We Export a Form's Entry Is It Possible to Exclude the Name of the Employee Who Filled in the Form?
How Can I Remind Employees to Fill Out a Form?
I Created A Form - Can It Be Attached To Other Places In Connecteam?
Forms Troubleshooting: Auto Report Isn't Getting Sent
How Can I Update an Existing Form Template I Created?
If I create a form, and an employee filled it out, is there a way to download a PDF or print out the form?
How can I edit an existing Time Off policy?
How do I know which users are not assigned to a specific Time Off policy?
Can I Reject an Approved Time Off?
How Can I Stop Auto-Approval for Time Off Requests?
How Do I Add Time Off in Bulk?
How Do I Add New Employees to a Time Off Policy?
I Have Added a New User in Connecteam, But I Can’t See Them in the Time Off Feature. Why Is That?
How Can I Check That Time Off Is Accruing Correctly?
How Do I Move an Employee From One Time Off Policy to Another?
What Happens if I Have to Let an Employee Go? Will they Still Have Access to the Chat?
Is the Chat Secure?
Can I Manage Team Chats or Channels That I am Not a Part of or Not an Admin of?
Does the Chat Integrate with Other Parts of the Connecteam Platform, such as the Job Schedule or Time Clock?
Can I See if a User Read My Message?
How Can I Delete a Chat Message?
I Don’t Want Users to Start a Chat with the Company’s Owner, How Can I Do That?
Can I Forward a Chat Message?
Can I Read or Manage What is Going on in Individual Chats Between Users?
Is it Possible to Send Messages Anonymously in a Team chat or Channel?
What are Chat Reactions?
When Creating A Team Chat and Assigning It To a Smart Group, Can You Select A Team Chat Admin? Is The Only Chat Admin The Creator Of The Group?
When is the best time to use Rewards?
When I try to purchase tokens for the first time I’m asked to contact Support. Why is that?
Is There a Way to Automate the Process of Purchasing Tokens & Sending Rewards?
How can I see what gift cards users can purchase? Can I also limit what cards users choose to only certain gift cards?
When Purchasing Tokens, What is the Dollar-to-Token Ratio?
When My Users Purchase Gift Cards Why is the Ratio of Tokens to Dollars Different?