How to Enrol Time Beacon/ NFC in TimeTec TA using Android Smartphones

Thursday, January 05, 2017 FingerTec 2 Comments



NOTE 

N1: It is recommended to use Android phone for Beacon registration. 

N2: Currently, you can only use NFC tags with Android phones while iPhone users will not be able to use NFC clocking. 

N3The guide below uses Beacon as an example to demonstrate the method for enrolment of device. However, enrolment steps are the same for both Beacon and NFC, therefore you can also refer to this if you are using NFC. Additional points to note for NFC, where applicable, is shown in red text.

Process: To enrol your Beacon devices into TimeTec TA account, you need to complete the following three setups: 
Step 1: Add Time Beacon as a Check Point

Step 2: Enrol the Beacon using the TimeTec TA App
Step 3: Assign Beacons to a Check Point Group, and allocate users under each group accordingly.   

Step 1: Add Time Beacon as a check point

1) Login to your TimeTec TA account with master account holder, go to Devices > NFC | Beacons



2) At the NFC | Beacon list click on Add> Select Beacon> Enter a New ID and Name, then press Save. 


Step 2:  Enrol your Beacon using the TimeTec Mobile App 
Android Users (Recommended for enrolment process)
1) Turn on the Bluetooth of your smartphone. (For NFC enrolment: Turn on NFC function)
2) Login to TimeTec TA mobile app with master admin account. 
3) Click on the Menu Button (3 lines on the top left corner of the app)> Setting> NFC | Beacon 


4) List of your checkpoints will appear> Select the unregistered Checkpoint, displayed in brighter colour.



5) Once the device is selected, the UUID and the distance of the available Beacons will appear in the list. (For NFC enrolment: Tap your smartphone at the NFC tag and confirm Yes to register it to server)

6) Select the preferred Beacon (Based on the Distance), to enroll the UUID of the Beacon in TimeTec



Step 3: Assign Beacons to a Check Point Group, and allocate users under each group accordingly  
1) Login to your TimeTec TA account with master account holder, go to Devices> NFC | Beacons
2) At NFC | Beacon Group, click on Add > Enter the ID and Location of your Beacon


3) Enable the Group, then click on the Plus button to add check points (Beacon to the group) 

 4) Click on the human Icon in front of each group to assign users to the Beacon Groups and you’re done!

Any questions, direct them to support@fingertec.com

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