Free Chrome time tracking extension

Track time from anywhere in your browser. Clockify's Chrome time tracker allows you to track how much time you spend working on projects with just one click.

Get Clockify Time Tracker on Chrome Web Store

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Tracking time with Clockify's Chrome extension

Step 1

Create Clockify account

Sign up here for free

Step 2

Install time tracking extension for Chrome

Get Clockify Time Tracker on the Chrome Web Store

Step 3

Log in

Open the extension, click "Log In" button, and finish the log in process via the web page.

Tip: Click on the extension icon in Chrome, and then on the pin icon next to Clockify to make it visible all the time.

Chrome time tracking extension - pin clockify
Step 4

Start the timer

Type what you're working on and start the timer (or press Ctrl+Shift+U).

Chrome time tracking extension - start timer
Step 5

Enter details

You can add a project, task, tag, and billability status to your time entry.

Chrome time tracking extension - enter details
Step 6

Continue tracking

Continue timer for an activity by clicking on the entry in the list.

Chrome time tracking extension - continue tracking
Step 7

Start timer from selected text

Select any text, right-click on it, and start the timer with the selected text as description.

Chrome time tracking extension - start timer from selected text
Step 8

Track time within other web apps

Clockify timer button will appear in your favorite productivity web apps (like Trello, JIRA, Gmail, Google Calendar, Github), making time tracking extremely easy.

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Step 9

Enable reminders and idle detection

In order to keep your time logs super accurate, go to extension's Settings and turn on additional time tracking features:

  • Reminders: receive a notification when you forget to start the timer
  • Idle detection: discard inactive time that you've spent away from the computer
  • Automatic clock-in and clock-out: automatically start/stop the timer when you start/finish your work day (ie. when you open/close the browser)
  • Pomodoro timer: Work in regular work/break intervals using the Pomodoro technique
Chrome time tracking extension - idle detection, reminders, and automatic clock-out
Step 10

Run reports and manage projects

In the web version, you can edit past entries, analyze time, manage projects, invite people, review timesheets, and export reports.

Web version of Clockify app

Add your own integration

Contribute code to our open-source extension and add your own tool.

Chrome time tracker features

Timer shortcut

Start/stop timer from anywhere with Ctrl+Shift+U.

Automatic sync

Start timer on web and stop it from your phone.

Pomodoro timer

Work in regular work/break intervals.


Start timer within Trello, Asana, Jira, Todoist, etc.

Track from text

Select any text and start timer for it from right-click menu.

Default project

Start the timer with a project already selected.

Idle detection

Remove time you've been inactive or away from computer.

Auto start/stop

Automatically start/stop timer when you open/close browser.


Get notifications when you forget to track time.

Get Clockify Time Tracker on Chrome Web Store