Clock Manager Setup for TimePilot Professional Edition Users
Setting up Clock Manager
you complete the setup of TimePilot Central, you'll immediately be taken to the
Clock Manager's Setup Wizard.
If you're adding a TimePilot Extreme Blue clock or a TimePilot Vetro clock, you'll
choose the model of clock(s) to add and give each clock a name, which will
identify it in Clock Manager and in the listing of each transaction in TimePilot
Central. TimePilot Tap+, PC and smartphone apps are installed in a
more direct manner outside of the Clock Manager Setup Wizard, but they will also
appear in the wizard to provide helpful information on how to set up each of
(Don't want to add clocks right now? No problem—you can add them later by
clicking the Setup menu in TimePilot Central and "Clock Manager" to start Clock
Manager, then, once you're in Clock Manager, click the "Setup" menu and "New
You'll have five choices of clocks in the Wizard. Whichever choice you make, answer the
questions posed by the Wizard to get your clock up and running.
- Vetro: Choosing this option and clicking the Next button starts the
- Adding the clock via the USB drive: This choice guides you through
naming the clock and setting a six-digit password, loading them onto the
USB drive and transferring them to the clock.
- Adding the clock via a network: This choice is available to those
who have their Vetro clocks attached to a local area network. Please click the "Using the Network to set
up Vetro clocks" note on the setup screen for details.
- Extreme: This choice guides you through naming the clock and setting a
six-digit password, loading them onto the USB drive and transferring them to
- Tap+: Because the Tap+ clock can be used on any computer in
your network—and might be moved frequently from computer to computer—there's an extra step to setting up a Tap+ clock:
You'll need to install a small program,
Tap Manager, on any computer that
might be used with a Tap+. Click the "Next " button for complete
Tap Manager is found on your TimePilot software
CD. Place the CD in each computer's CD drive, and when the software starts,
choose "Install TimePilot software," then "TimePilot Installation Menu,"
then "TimePilot Tap Manager." Your Tap+ clocks will appear in Clock Manager
when you plug your Tap+ clock into a USB port of a computer on your network
that's running Tap Manager.
- TimePilot PC: Much like TimePilot Tap+,
you'll need to install TimePilot PC on each computer in your network where
employees will clock in and out using the software. The Clock Manager will
automatically "see" each installation of TimePilot PC on your network. Click
the "Next " button for complete instructions.
- Smartphone: TimePilot has Apps for the iPhone and
Android phones that enable individual employees or groups of employees to
clock in and out with their cell phones. Once the smartphones are set up
with TimePilot, they will appear in Clock Manager. Click the Next button for
details and a download link.