Setting Up Desklog

1. How To Set Up The Desklog System?


Follow below steps to set up Desklog

1. Sign Up

Open the Desklog home page and click on the Sign-Up button as shown in the below screenshot.

Homepage

This will redirect to the “ Get Started With 40 Days Free Trial Now!” page and enter the following details to sign up as shown in the below screenshot.

Get Started with 40 days free trial

After entering the above details, click on the Start Free Trial button to start registration.


2. Registration Steps

Follow the below steps to get registered successfully.

Step 1

Choose either to create the organization account or freelancer account as shown in the below screenshot. Let’s Start With Your Organization.

Register step_2

Step 2

Enter the following details to create a new organization or freelancer account.

Registration step_3

Enter the details like Organization Name, choose the Industry from the drop down menu (IT/Finance/Marketing/Other) and Team Size to create the organization account. After entering the details click on the next button.

Note: To create a freelancer account, no need to enter organization name.


Step 3

Invite Team key Member To Track Their Productivity

Enter the email id of the team members to send the invite. Enable the checkbox to send an invite as shown in the below screenshot. The team members will receive the link to get registered.

Registration step_4

After entering the details, click on the next button.


Step 4

Download the Desklog App

Once registered successfully, it shows the pop up message “Registration Completed Successfully” as shown in the below screenshot. The final step is to download the Desklog app. To download the app, please refer to section 7 for reference.

Registration step_5

Click on the continue button it opens up the admin dashboard of the created team as shown in the below screenshot.

desklog admin dashboard

The verification mail and account activated email are sent with login details to the registered email address.


3. Verification Mail

Verification_Mail

Click on the “confirm your email address” button as shown in the above screenshot. The below screenshot of the confirmation message gets displayed.

Desklog_mail verified

4. Account Activated Mail

Account activated email is received to the registered email with the login link as shown in the below screenshot.

Account_Activated

Click on the login-link to login to the admin dashboard as shown in the screenshot under registration step 4.


5. Register users

Click on the Register menu on the left side panel, it displays the following two submenus.

5.1.User

5.2.Team


5.1. User

Click on the User sub menu, it opens the user sign up form to register the new user.

Desklog_Productivity_Register

Enter the details under User Sign Up form as shown in the above screenshot.

*User Role: Choose the User Role(System Admin/Normal User) from the drop-down menu

*Email Address: Enter the email address of the user

After entering the details click on Invite to register the user.


5.2. Team

Click on the team sub-menu to register the team members. Similar to user registration, enter the details and click on the Create Team button to register the team members.

Desklog_Productivity teamadd

6. User Receives Login Details

Once the user or the team is registered, the user or the team members will receive a welcome mail with login details to the registered email address as shown in the below screenshot.

User login_1

7. Download App

The User can now download the app for either the Windows or Linux operating system.

Download Procedure In Windows Operating System

To download in Windows Operating System, click on the windows icon as highlighted in the below screenshot.

Desklog_Productivity

Download Procedure In Linux Operating System

To download in Linux Operating System, click on the Linux icon as highlighted in the below screenshot.

Desklog_Productivity-linux

Download Procedure In Mac Operating System

To download into the Mac Operating System, click on the Linux icon as highlighted in the below screenshot.

Desklog_Productivity-mac


8. Install App

8.1 Installation Procedure In Windows Operating System

1. Run the downloaded .exe file and it opens up a login window as shown in the below screenshot.

install

2. Enter the following details

*Email: Enter the registered email address.

*Password: Enter the registered password (received via mail for the user)

After entering the details click on the Submit button to submit the user details on the server. It displays the pop up message “ Your information has been saved successfully” as shown in the below screenshot.

desklog setup

3. Click on the Finish button to complete the user registration. The Desklog icon will be displayed on the taskbar tray.


8.2 Installation Procedure In Linux Operating System

1. Install the already downloaded file by using the command.

sudo dpkg -i Desklog-Client-0.1.0.deb
OR

Double click and Install the deb file as shown in the below screenshot.

desklog linux setup

2. Follow the steps 2, 3 discussed in section 8.1 to complete the user registration.


9. Login to app

Right click on the icon on the taskbar tray as shown in the below screenshot.

online-offline

Click on My Desklog to login to the Deskog Productivity page as shown in the below screenshot.

Desklog productivity login

Enter the received user login details and click on the login button. It displays the Desklog Productivity page as shown in the below screenshot.

Desklog_Productivity1

It tracks the Arrival time, Left Time, Time At Work, Productive Time on the Desklog Productivity page.


10. Productivity Tracking at Admin Side

10.1 Dashboard

On Dashboard menu on the left panel, Admin will be able to view the following details as shown in the below screenshot.

desklog admin dashboard

Late Arrival: The number of employees arrived late.

Leave: The number of employees on leave.

Attended: The number of employees attended.

Online: The number of employees available online.

Work Report: A pie chart representing worked time and idle time

Productivity Bar: The productivity level against certain time intervals

The list of employees who fall under the following categories is displayed.

  • Most Productive
  • Most Unproductive
  • Most Effective
  • Most Offline Time Logged
  • Late
  • Absence

The list of apps which fall under the following categories is displayed

  • Productive apps
  • Neutral apps
  • Nonproductive apps

10.2 App Usage

Under the App Usage menu on the left panel, Admin will be able to view the list of used apps by the user and the list also can be downloaded in excel format.

desklog app usage

10.3 Screenshot

Under the Screenshots menu on the left panel, Admin will be able to view the current screen of each employee as shown in the below screenshot.

desklog screenshots

2. How to invite the user to your company account?


Once the user details are added to the Desklog company account, you will be able to send an invitation to the user’s email with credentials to log in to Desklog.


3. When I will be able to start tracking users?


After setting up Desklog, you will be able to track your user activities via Desklog.


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