Help Scout time tracking integration

Track time on tickets right from Help Scout with just one click.
Works perfectly inside Help Scout. No more tab switching!

Time tracking and estimates inside Help Scout

How to track time in Help Scout 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 Help Scout interface. We support all popular browsers: Chrome, Firefox, Safari, Edge.

  • Step 2: Log in to extension

    Help Scout 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 site. Open Everhour extension and click on the avatar icon to access the Integrations page. Search for Help Scout and enable it.

    everhour helpscout time tracking authorize

  • Step 4: Track time inside Help Scout

    Head over to Help Scout. 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.

    everhour helpscout time tracking controls

  • Step 5: Review and analyze Help Scout time tracking reports

    Head over to to view your time entries. When you track time from Help Scout, we'll copy the ticket id, subject and client name to the time entry in Everhour, with a link back to the Help Scout conversation.

    everhour helpscout time tracking time page

  • Step 6: Find out more...

    Timers page shows what your team is doing right now. Timesheet page helps to view the structured picture of the time a member spent for a week. Timecard page displays when a user started their workday, when they had breaks and when they finished their work. Timeoff page shows all vacations, sick leaves, and any other PTO types.

    everhour helpscout time tracking team timers