How to Approve Your Time Card on ExakTime Mobile

If you have been given permission, you can approve your own time card for a given pay period. Approving your time card will let you and your ExakTime administrator know your time card and what hours you should be receiving appears correct to you.

To approve your time card on ExakTime Mobile, you must have an internet connection to approve your time. This is to ensure that you are viewing and approving the latest copy of your time card. 

 Approve a Complete Time Card Only

We advise approving a time card at or near the end of your pay period. If the time card has been approved, any future records from reaching your time card. While the records are not lost, approving your time card prematurely can result in an incomplete time card and can delay any of your company's policies/procedures.

  • Press the menu button () in the top left of ExakTime Mobile and press Approvals.



  • You will see a menu like the below example where you can review the details of your time card, any potential problems, and a button to approve your time.


    • Press Details to view a breakdown of your hours.


    • If there are any exceptions on your time card, you will see a small warning indicating what is going on. If there are any issues, you should contact the ExakTime Administrator with company approved channels to make the necessary corrections/adjustments.


  • Press the Approve button if everything appears correct to you. Depending on other settings, may be presented with an additional message and/or signature field.
    • The "Approve" button will not be available if the time card is blank and/or if you are not allowed to approve a time card with exceptions (e.g. incomplete time records or overlapping time records).


  • After your time card has been approved, you will see a small "Approved" icon in the top right of the approvals page.


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