How to track time in Gmail with Everhour
Step 1: Create an Everhour account
Sign up for free and install our browser extension. This is how we embed time tracking controls into the Gmail interface. We support all popular browsers: Chrome, Firefox, Safari, Edge.
Step 2: Log in to extension
Gmail time tracking extension should now appear in your toolbar. Click on it and login into your Everhour account. Click pin icon to make it visible all the time. This way you can always see if your timer is running or not.
Step 3: Grant site access
You will need to grant our extension access to mail.google.com site. Open Everhour extension and click on the avatar icon to access the Integrations page. Search for Google Mail and enable it.
Step 4: Track time inside Gmail
Head over to Gmail. You should now see the "Start Timer" button there. Click on it to start the timer. Click the "+" button to add time manually for today or past date.
Step 5: Review and analyze Gmail time tracking reports
Head over to app.everhour.com to view your time entries. When you track time from Gmail, we'll copy the email subject to the time entry in Everhour, with a link back to the Gmail email.
Step 6: Find out more...
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