How to book a resource with SwipedOn Pocket

Search for, view and book available resources at your workplace using the SwipedOn Pocket app

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How to see resource availability at your workplace

On the home screen of SwipedOn Pocket you can see the calendar week along the top, defaulting to today's date. Adjust the date if you would like to book for a day in the future, or leave as is and click on ‘Add’ next to Bookings (if you don’t currently have any) or (+) if you do near the bottom of the screen.

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On the Search page, you will need to provide:

  • Category - the default options are Desk, Equipment, Vehicle and Carpark but your workplace can also customize these with other options relevant to your workplace.
  • Location - if you are on a multi-location account, you can select the location you are searching for a resource
  • Start Date & Time
  • End Date & Time

Once your search criteria is completed, select the ‘View results’ button.

Note: if there isn’t anything available you will see a ‘No matching results’ message and will need to change your search criteria.

Alternatively, to view all resources within a category you can select the All button on the top right of the search screen.

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From the results screen you can filter by Features or Zones by tapping the ‘Filters’ icon at the top of the screen. Alternatively, you can scroll down and look at all of the options available individually. 

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Tapping a resource will show the details for just for this resource. You can see the location, capacity, features, zones and any notes. You can also view this resource's availability calendar from this view. If this resource is restricted to you, a department or zone that you are part of, then this restriction will be visible here as well, as shown below.

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How to book a resource

Once you have found the resource that meets your requirements, simply click ‘Book Now’ at the bottom of the screen. You will be shown a ‘Booking Confirmed’ screen that lists the date, time, location and all details for the resource.

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Click ‘Done’ and you will be taken back to the home screen where this booking will now be listed.

How to edit a booking

If you need to make changes to the date or time of a booking, open up your SwipedOn Pocket employee app and on the home screen select the booking you would like to edit. This will bring up a screen showing the full details of what you’ve booked. Click ‘Edit Booking’ at the bottom of the screen. This will now show the ‘When’ details so you can adjust these. Click ‘Update Booking’ and you’ll be taken to a ‘Booking Updated’ confirmation screen.

*If the resource is not available for any of this updated time entered then you will just see ‘Unavailable’ at the bottom of the screen and you will not be able to edit unless you adjust the start and/or end time to an available time.

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How to check in to a booking

From the home screen of SwipedOn Pocket you will be able to see your Bookings - the next one coming up on the day selected will be shown first and you can scroll through to view other bookings you’ve made. If your booking has started, you can select ‘Check In’.

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How to end a booking

If you have checked into a booking and no longer need your resource during the time you have booked it for you can select ‘End Booking’ shown at the bottom of the home screen. This will release the resource so that it is now available to be booked by someone else in the workplace. You will be asked to ‘Confirm’ you really want to do this, to ensure no bookings are ended mistakenly.

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How to extend a booking

If you need more time with the resource you have booked after you have checked in, you are able to extend the time of your booking, so long as no one has booked this after you. To do so, select the booking you would like to extend.

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How to change default settings for bookings

If you often book resources for the same amount of time each day, you can change your default settings in the SwipedOn Pocket app to save a step in the booking process. 

Head to Profile settings by tapping your profile photo when you open Pocket. You can choose for your bookings to either have a:

  • Default length (e.g. 8 hours)
  • Default end time (e.g. 5:00pm)

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