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 for the iPhone and Android platforms.

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iPhone
  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'd rather log in with your domain, tap Log in with that instead. If your email address is associated with two or more BambooHR accounts, you will be required to enter your domain after inputting your email address.
  3. Once you've entered your email address, you will be required to enter your password to log 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.

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.
Android
  1. Search for BambooHR in the Google Play App Store. Once you locate the app in the search results, tap on the BambooHR icon.
  2. Tap Install and the app will download to your mobile device. After installing the app, you can open the app by tapping Open or the BambooHR Mobile App icon found on your Android device.
  3. Enter the full email address that you use when logging in to BambooHR. Then tap Continue.
    1. If you'd rather log in with your domain, tap Log in with that instead. If your email address is associated with two or more BambooHR accounts, then you will be required to enter your domain after you input your email address.
  4. Once you've entered your email address, you will be required to enter your password to log in. Then tap Continue.

Additional Settings

If you choose, you can use your fingerprint ID* to log in to the Mobile App. First, you would need to go to Settings under the main menu and turn on the Use your Fingerprint to Unlock and Log In option. Your fingerprint can then be used to quickly access your BambooHR information in the future when re-opening the app on your mobile device.

Additionally, within Settings you will find the following options:

  1. Rate BambooHR: Do you like the BambooHR App? Please tell us what you love about it.
  2. Send Feedback: Do you think something could be better in the app? We would love to hear your feedback.
  3. Log Out: Tap Log Out to exit the app.

*Note: Using your fingerprint ID to log in is an optional step. If you choose not to use this feature, you will need to log in by using your email address and password.

If you have the Google Single Sign-On integration turned on in your account, please note that this will extend to the mobile app.

If you logged in to an older version of the mobile app, you might see an option to log in with an email and password even if your account has this option turned off. 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 Single Sign-On. To resolve this error, you will 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

Announcements

API Keys

Approvals

Calendar

Company Directory

Company Files

Custom Fields

E-Signatures

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)
Home

Inbox

Integrations

Onboarding and Offboarding

Org Chart

Performance

Rehire Employees

Reports

Settings


Single Sign-On

Terminate Employees

Time Tracking

What's next?

Did you know that you can request time off from the mobile app?

Would you like to see the Company Directory from the mobile app?