Breeze Hubstaff Time Tracking Integration Setup

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If you use Breeze for project management, you can use Hubstaff to track time to Breeze projects and individual tasks.

First, you must connect your account in order to see tasks that are assigned to you. Also, connecting an integration allows for time to be sent back to the third-party software.
Only the user with an Owner/Organization manager role on Hubstaff can set up an integration.

hubstaff breeze time tracking

Time tracked from the Hubstaff application will sync back to the Breeze to-do under the time tracking section.

Here are the steps to set up your Breeze Integration:

Step 1

To get started, make sure you have the correct organization selected in the top right of the screen, then click on Settings & Policies > Integrations on the sidebar menu. Finally, select the Breeze logo from the list of available integrations.

hubstaff integration settings & policies

hubstaff breeze integration

Step 2

The first thing you need to do is obtain your API token from your Breeze account. You can follow the link in the Breeze instructions or you can go here (when logged into your account): and then click on the Integration tab. You will find your API token at the top of that page.

hubstaff breeze api token

Step 3

Go back to your integration setup page, then enter a name for your Breeze integration and then copy and enter the API from your Breeze setting page into the API token field. Click Next to continue.

hubstaff breeze integration wizard


Step 4

Choose to sync all Breeze projects or click on Select from a list to manually choose which projects you want to be connected with Hubstaff.

hubstaff breeze integration sync projects

Step 5

Next, choose which members you wish to add to the integration. Additionally, you’ll be able to select/unselect all users, choose individual users to add, and you have the option to automatically add new users as well. Click Finish to complete the initial set-up.

hubstaff breeze add users


Step 6

Users will then receive a confirmation email to connect their account.
hubstaff breeze awaiting authentication

At this point, you’ll need to contact your team members to check their email and click on the confirmation link sent to them.

connect breeze account hubstaff


Step 7

Users need to login to Breeze. Enter the API token on the form field, then click Connect.

hubstaff breeze authorize integration

Note that each user will need to enter their personal API token from Breeze to properly authenticate. To obtain their personal token, login to the Breeze homepage, then click here:


hubstaff breeze api token

After authenticating, you will now see Breeze to-dos should flow back to the Hubstaff application.

Tasks might not sync right away. It can take approximately 5-10 minutes after linking your team. The integration needs be refreshed in Hubstaff in case there are any changes or additions to the projects for those changes to take effect, then link those accordingly.


Step 8

Users will be able to track time to Breeze to-dos by selecting the project name, then clicking the Play button next to a to-do.

hubstaff breeze task time tracking


Time writeback

On the Breeze task, you will see time written back as shown here:

hubstaff breeze time tracking


Currently, when you add a new project in the project management third-party provider, you need to access the integrations page in Hubstaff > refresh the projects list > link the new project > assign team members to the Hubstaff project that’s linked to the newly added project.

Tasks can be completed outside of Hubstaff in the project management tool to have the time synced as well.

This integration supports logging time back to the integration as time entries. To learn more, click here.

Tasks synchronized with an integration will remain in Hubstaff as a simple task if the integration is deleted.

Subtasks are not supported with this integration.

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