Download and Configure BambooHR's Mobile App

How do I download and configure the mobile app?

Purpose: To learn how to download and configure the BambooHR mobile app .

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App Store

  1. Search for BambooHR in the App Store. Once you locate the app in the search results, tap on the download option. Once the app is installed, tap Open.
  2. Enter the full email address that you use when logging in to BambooHR. Then tap Continue.
    1. If you use Microsoft or Google SSO, tap the log in with Single Sign-on button and follow the prompts.
  3. Once you've entered your email address, you will be required to enter your password to log in. You can click Show Password to view your password before logging in. Then tap Continue. 
  4. Upon logging in to the BambooHR mobile app, you will get a prompt asking you to opt in or opt-out of receiving notifications for time off requests.

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Additional settings

Within Settings, you can select various options to log in to the mobile app.

  1. Use Face ID to Unlock or Log In 
  2. Rate BambooHR: Do you like the BambooHR app? Please tell us what you love about it.
  3. Send Feedback: Do you think there is something to improve in the app? We would love to hear your feedback.
  4. Email BambooHR Support: Need help? You can send us an email!
  5. Log Out: Tap Log Out to exit the app. 

If you log in to an older version of the mobile app, you might see an option to log in with an email and password although your account has this option turned off for Single Sign-On. Once you enter your credentials, you will see an error message if your administrator has turned off the option to log in with an email and password instead of Google or Microsoft Single Sign-On. To resolve this error, you need to update your BambooHR mobile app to its latest version in the App Store.

What push notifications are sent with the mobile app?

You can update your push notification preference by navigating to Settings > Apps & notifications > BambooHR App Info. The following push notifications are sent from the mobile app:

  • Time Off Requested - Sent to the approver.
  • Time Off Approved - Sent to the requester.
  • Time Off Denied - Sent to the requester.
  • Time Off Cancelled - Sent to the user who approved the request.
  • E-Signature Requested - Sent to the user whose signature was requested.
  • Company Announcements - Sent to the user if the announcement was published as an email.
  • Celebrations - Sent to the manager one day before the celebration.
    •  Includes any birthday or anniversary, based on the user's Celebrations widget settings.
  • Celebrations - Sent to the manager on the day of the celebration.
What features are included in the mobile app?
Feature Mobile Web
Access Levels
Add New Employees
API Keys
Company Directory
Company Files
Custom Fields
Employee List
Employee Profile
  • Benefits Tab
  • Custom Tabs

  • Covid-19 Tab

  • Documents Tab
  • Emergency Tab
  • Job Tab
  • Notes Tab
  • Pay Info Tab
  • Personal Tab
  • Time Off Tab
  • Training Tab

Employee Satisfaction
Employee Wellbeing
Help Menu
Hiring (Hiring App)
Onboarding and Offboarding
Org Chart
  • Goals

  • Assessments

  • Feedback

Rehire Employees
Single Sign-On
Terminate Employees
Time Tracking