You can now receive Shift Alarms via uText, in addition to receiving Alarms via email, any time employees punch into their shift early/ late, punch out of their shift early/late, miss breaks, and miss lunches.


To receive shift alarms via uText, follow these steps:


1. Click the Settings tab.


2. Click the Shifts link.


3. Click the shift you would like to edit.


For more on creating shifts, see Adding Shifts


4. Click the Alarms tab.


On the Alarms tab, you will specify the alarm types that you wish to set. For example, you can set an alarm to notify you if an employee punches in over 5 minutes early or punches out over 5 minutes late.


5. Select the number of minutes for each alarm type (Early In, Late In, Early Out, Late Out) under the Threshold heading.


6. Enter the email addresses to which you would like these alarms sent, separating each email address with a semi-colon (;).


7. Enter the phone number to which you would like these alarms sent.


Note: Shift Alarm notifications via uText can only be sent to one phone number.


8. In the Do Not Send uText Notifications From field, enter the start time of the time range for which you would not like the punch notifications to be sent, if desired.


9.  In the Do Not Send uText Notifications To field, enter the end time of the time range for which you would not like the punch notifications to be sent, if desired.


uText punch notifications will not be sent to the number entered during the Do Not Send uText Notifications time range entered. 


10. Select the Enabled check box for Missing Break Punch and/or Missing Lunch Punch, as desired. 


11. Enter the email addresses to which you would like these alarms sent, separating each email address with a semi-colon (;).


12. Enter the phone number to which you would like these alarms sent.

 

Note: Shift Alarm notifications via uText can only be sent to one phone number.


13. In the Do Not Send uText Notifications From field, enter the start time of the time range for which you would not like the punch notifications to be sent, if desired.


14.  In the Do Not Send uText Notifications To field, enter the end time of the time range for which you would not like the punch notifications to be sent, if desired.




15. Click Save and Close.