Approving Time Off in the Mobile App

How do I Approve a Time Off Request in the Mobile App?

Purpose: To show the process of when an employee requests time off and how a manager can approve or deny it using the Mobile App.

iPhone

BambooHR's iPhone Mobile App makes it easy to approve employee Time Off requests. This article will discuss how to take action on requests as well as the notifications associated with each action.

Notification: New Time Off Request

When an employee submits a new Time Off request, the appropriate party will receive a notification on their mobile device.

Time Off Requests

Once you are logged into the Mobile App, you can go to the Inbox to view all requests or you can easily see a quick view of outstanding requests on your home screen.

Inbox

You can easily approve or deny a request straight from the inbox. If you would like to add a comment, click on the request to add a comment.

Comment

Employees and the approver can comment back and forth regarding the request, if needed. From the comment screen, the request can be approved or denied.

Notification

Once the approver takes action on the request from the comment screen, they will see a notification regarding their action. Then they will be able to add any additional comments, if needed.

Android

Time Off Requests

Pending time off requests can be approved in two different ways:

  1. Inbox: This will indicate how many items require your  attention. By clicking on "Inbox" it will show you all pending requests.  Within your Inbox, tapping on the request gives you the capability to  approve, deny or comment on the request.
  2. Home Page: Directly from the Home Page, you will see your Inbox Requests. By tapping on the individual request, you can  approve, deny or comment on the request.

Inbox

You can easily approve or deny a request straight from the inbox. If you would like to add a comment, click on the request to add a comment.

Comment and Approve or Deny

Employees and the approver can comment back and forth regarding the request, if needed. From the comment screen, the request can be approved or denied.

Notification

Once the approver takes action on the request from the comment screen, they will see a notification regarding their action. Then they will be able to add any additional comments, if needed.


What's Next?

Do you need to know how to set up your Time Off Approvals?

Do you understand the workflow of a Time Off request?

Do you know how to tell who approved or denied a Time Off request?

Would you like to be able to view Time Off request comments?