People Help

Mobile Apps

Zoho People gives you the ability to access your organizational employee directory via mobile for easy and instant access. The native mobile app of Zoho People is available for both iOS and Android devices. Following are the basic features that are included in the application.

  • Intuitive and flexible mobile check-in & check-out.
  • Search for members by department, name, email ID, blood group and even based on tags!
  • Get to know who is celebrating their birthday today.
  • Call, text and email employees directly from your iPhone.
  • Mark and view 'Favorites' for easy future access.
  • View organizational departments and its members.
  • Perform a quick search based on tags.

Requirements

In order to access the Zoho People mobile application, you must have the following things.

  • A valid and active Zoho People Account. If you have not signed up for Zoho People yet, please click here.
  • Compatible with iPhone, iPad, iPod touch with iOS 6.0 or later versions and Android devices with 3.1 or later versions.
  • An iTunes store and Google Play account to download applications.
  • In order to access Zoho People, you must have a wi-fi network or cellular network connection on your iPhone/iPad and Android devices.

Zoho People App Installation on iPhone/iPad

Zoho People native app is available for "free" in the iTunes App Store. You can either download it directly from the 'App Store' on your iPhone or iPad or you can download it from the iTunes Store and synchronize with your device. Please follow the steps below to install the application on your device.

To install Zoho People directly from your iPhone's App Store

  1. Visit the App Store on your iPhone or iPad.
  2. Search for Zoho People.
  3. Zoho People application will appear on your screen. Tap to open the application.
  4. Tap 'Free' and then 'Install APP'.
  5. The application will be automatically installed on your iPhone.
  6. Once it's fully installed, open the application and log in with your Zoho People User name and Password to access your employee directory.

To install Zoho People from iTunes on your computer

  1. Open your iTunes application on your computer. If you don't have the iTunes application installed, download it from here.
  2. Make sure you have logged in to the iTunes account with your Apple ID and password.
  3. Search for Zoho People or click the image below.
  4. Zoho People application will appear on your screen. Tap to open the application.
  5. Tap 'Free' and then 'Install APP'.
  6. The application will be automatically installed on your computer.
  7. Once it's fully installed, connect your iphone or iPad to the computer and synchronize. Learn More on Synchronization.

Zoho People App Installation on Android Device

Zoho People native app is available for "free" in the Google Play Store. You can download it directly from 'Google Play' on your Android device.

To install Zoho People directly from your Android device

  1. Visit Google Play on your Android device.
  2. Search for Zoho People or click the image below.
  3. Zoho People application will appear on your screen. Tap to open the application.
  4. Tap 'Download' and then 'Accept & Download'.
  5. The application will be automatically installed on your device.
  6. Once it's fully installed, open the application and log in with your Zoho People User name and Password to access your employee directory.

Mobile Check-in & Check-out

Mark your attendance right from your mobile device. The Zoho People app has intuitive and flexible check-in/check-out feature that enables you to mark your attendance from your iPhone/iPad and Android devices. To prevent any misuse, you can set IP restriction and control employees from marking attendance outside the specific IP range.

How to check-in/check-out

  1. Open the Zoho People application on your iPhone/iPad or Android device.
  2. You can see your profile picture displayed.
  3. To check-in, just drag your picture to the right of the screen (on to the chair) as shown in the image below.
  4. To check-out, just drag your picture to the left of the screen (back to your home) as shown in the image below.

Note:

  • You cannot check-in/out outside the specific network range if IP restriction is enabled for your organization.

Search Colleagues information

Zoho People lets you connect and collaborate with your co-workers while you are on-the-go. You can search for your organizational members by department, name, email ID, blood group and even based on tags!

How to search a contact?

  1. Open the Zoho People application on your iPhone/iPad or Android device.
  2. In the 'Search' box, type in the name of your colleague and hit 'Search' as shown in the image below or just scroll through the page.

Call, Text and E-mail Colleagues

Connect with your colleagues instantly by making a call, sending texts and emails directly from your iPhone/iPad or Android device.

  1. Open the Zoho People application on your iPhone/iPad or Android device.
  2. Go to the specific employee information in the list.
  3. Swipe left over the contact name as shown in the image below.
  4. Tap an icon (call, text & email) to get in touch with your colleagues instantly.

Mark and View Favorites

A Favorite employee is someone you frequently contact in your organization. Simply tap the star on the employee profile to mark it as 'Favorite'. This helps you to save time by avoiding repetitive contact searches.

                  1. Open the Zoho People application on your iPhone/iPad or Android device.
                  2. Search and open up the employee profile information.
                  3. Tap the star to mark it as 'Favorite'.
                  4. To view the 'Favorites' list, go back to the 'Home' page.
                  5. On the top bar, tap on the drop down list icon near your profile picture (Colleagues, Favorites, Born This Day).
                  6. Click 'Favorites' to view your favorites list.

Birthday Buddies list

Get to know who is celebrating their birthday today.

                    1. Open the Zoho People application on your iPhone/iPad or Android device.
                    2. On the top bar, tap on the drop down list icon near your profile picture (Colleagues, Favorites, Born This Day).
                    3. Click 'Born This Day' to see who is celebrating their birthday today.

Organizational Departments

With just a single swipe, you can view all your organizational departments and its members.

              1. Open the Zoho People application on your iPhone/iPad or Android device.
              2. At the bottom right of the screen, tap on the wallet case.
              3. Click the 'Departments' icon (second icon)
              4. All your organizational departments will be listed.
              5. Select a department to view its members.

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