How to Add New Patrol Device and Assign Guard to Use Patrol Device

Friday, July 29, 2022 TimeTec 0 Comments

TimeTec Patrol is a solution designed to manage a company’s security, it offers a mobile solution for security guards to report their patrolling duties via NFC tags or Beacons and view their patrol routes. Admins can manage the patrol devices to assign security personnel accordingly. In this article, we will demonstrate how to add a new patrol device and assign a guard to the device.

A. Adding Patrol device 

1. When logging into TimeTec Patrol using an Admin account, go to Routes  > Patrol Devices

2. Select the Patrol Devices List > Click the Add button to add the new device. Insert the patrol device’s name and mobile ID from the device accordingly. The pairing code will be generated automatically as you insert the mobile ID.

3. To retrieve the mobile ID, open the TimeTec Patrol app, at the Login Page of your mobile app,  click on the Mobile ID button. Then, at the web application, enter the prompted mobile ID into the Mobile ID box of the newly added patrol device. The additional information you may find here is the compatibility of your device, whether it's able to use a beacon or NFC tag for clocking.   

4. For first-time login, the guard will need to insert a username and password 
and enter the pairing code of the Patrol device, obtained from the step above.
Remarks: Any Android phone with OS v 4.0.0 and above that comes with NFC and/or BLE functionality.

B. Assign Security Guards
1. Go to Assign Security Guards To Device > Click on Assign

2. Select the security officer that will use the patrol device for patrolling and then click update. You may add multiple users to a single device or a single user can be assigned to multiple devices as well.

Note: If some of the screenshots or steps viewed here are different from the ones in the current system, this is due to our continuous effort to improve our system from time to time. Please notify us at, we will update it as soon as possible.


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