TSheets Guide

In this guide you will complete the following 3 steps:

  1. Obtaining an API Access Token from TSheets
  2. Configure TSheets API
  3. Employee Import from TSheets
  4. Link Employee(s)
  5. Timesheets Data Import from TSheets
    1. Obtaining an API Access Token
      1. Install the API App Feature Add-On
        1. Log into your TSheets Account and select the Feature >> Add-ons >> Manage Add-ons menu from the left navigation pane (actual menu layout may differ.)
      2. Select the API Add-On and click Install
        1. Afterwards, the API Add-On will be available from the Feature Add-ons section of the left navigation pane.
      3. Add a New Application
        1. Select Add a new application at bottom left. If the following window is not displayed, you can select API from Feature Add-ons on the left navigation pane.
      4. Enter API Application Details
        1. Add a short name and a meaningful description. For now, just use a dummy value for the Redirect URI. It can be edited later.
      5. Create a New Token
        1. Almost there! Click Add Token at bottom left. This step will generate a token for immediate use.
      6. Capture the New Token Value for Use with the API
        1. Copy the token value for use with API method calls, and be sure to Save before exiting. Congratulations! You may now explore the API with ease, fully authenticated.
    2. Configure TSheets API
      1. Login to SimplePay account.
      2. Go to Add-Ons >> TSheets
      3. Enter Access Token in API details.
      4. Note: The expired token will not work. enter a valid token.
      5. Press Save Settings button.
    3. Employee Import from TSheets
      1. Load TSheets page in SimplePay, and go to Import Data Tab.
      2. Under Manage Employees panel, number of employees created in TSheets will be listed which are not imported in SimplePay.
      3. Click on Import Employees button.
      4. Employees data will be loaded in editable form.
      5. Select Employees which you want to import.
      6. Make any required changes and press Save data button.
      7. Employees will be imported into SimplePay.
      8. Employees salary profile data will be imported only if Salary is set as 'Per Hour' in TSheets.
      9. You can import timesheet data for employees imported from TSheets.
    4. Link Employee(s) between TSheets and SimplePay
      1. If employees are already created in both apps, use Link Employees to connect them
      2. Select employee(s) from TSheets and SimplePay dropdown
      3. Click Link Employee(s) button.
    5. Timesheets Data Import from TSheets
      1. Load TSheets page in SimplePay.
      2. Load Import Data page from top right of the page.
      3. Select pay period type (in case of multiple pay period types in company).
      4. Available date range for Timesheet data import is given.
      5. You can select to import Timesheet as Hours Worked or Time In Time Out format.
      6. Press import data button to import timesheets from TSheets .
      7. Status message will be displayed for Timesheet imports.
      8. All Hours from TSheets will be imported as Regular Hours.
      9. You can check the imported timesheet data in Payroll page and Timesheet page.