Create a New Password
How do I Create a New Password?
Purpose: To teach you how to create a new password as an employee as well as how an administrator can assist in creating a new password for an employee.
BambooHR requires an employee to login with an email address and password, unless you have enabled a single sign-on integration with your BambooHR account. When an employee is enabled with access to login to BambooHR, they will receive an email with a link to create a password and login. If the employee forgets his or her password, there are two ways to obtain a new one:
As an administrator, you have the ability to send the employee an email with a link to set up a new password. You can easily do this by going to the employee's profile and clicking on the action menu. Then select "Reset User's Password." This will immediately send the employee an email with a new link to set up a password.
If the employee didn't receive the first email to set up a password when you enabled their access originally, it is a good idea to check their email address and make sure it is correct before resetting their password and generating a new email.
Go to your BambooHR url and click the "Forgot Password?" link to the right of the Login button.
Enter your email address and click the "Send Email" button to generate the password reset email notification.
From within the email notification, click "Reset your password."
Please note that this link is only active for 24 hours after which time it will be deactivated. A new notification and link can be generated at any time by following the same steps above or clicking "Request a New Link" in the email notification.
Enter a new password and click the "Reset Password" button.
Once you click "Reset Password", it will automatically log you into BambooHR.
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