Using the TimeMoto PC Software with a USB Stick

If there is no Wi-Fi or any other network connection present, there is the option to use a USB stick to synchronize data from and to the TimeMoto device.

Within the software, select [Edit] > [Device].
Device section

Click the "Add" button at the top-right hand corner of the page to add a device manually.
"Add" button at the top right corner

You can enter the device information into the fields as shown in the example below. Please leave the IP address field blank. This will allow the software to recognise that you are using a USB stick.  Also, do not manually enter anything under "Fetching computer name", but press the "This computer"-button to fill it.
Entering information for the USB

Once the required fields are completed, click “OK” and the TimeMoto PC Software will scan the USB port regularly to check if a USB stick is present. If a USB stick is found, the TimeMoto PC Software will show the drive the USB stick has been assigned to.
A USB stick is present and shown in the software

Any attendance data will be loaded into the software automatically.

In order to synchronize the users that you have created in the TimeMoto PC Software, press the "Synchronize" button at the bottom-left hand side of the screen.
"Synchronize" button

A file browser will open. Locate the USB stick on your PC drivers and select the "user.dat" file. If there is no such file, create an empty “user.dat” file and save it on the USB stick.
Selecting the user.dat file on the USB stick

The software will scan the file for any existing users. If the file is empty, you will see a confirmation pop-up. In this pop-up, click  "Yes" only if you are using a device from the older TA-800 series. If you use our current TimeMoto devices, click "No".
Checking if you are using an older TA-800 device

You will see an overview of users present in the file, and those only present in the software. You will also see a list of differences between the file and the software (for example, a difference in password or fingerprints). From here, you can synchronize changes into different directions.

Icons
Transferring data from the device to the software (TM>PC)

Transferring data from the software to the device (PC>TM)

Apply the changes and put the data into the user.dat file or into the software (COMMIT)

You can also set how you want to transfer the user data per line by double-clicking the data under the “Resolution” tab. The icons at the top can also be used to set a general synchronisation into one direction for all lines.
Press "Commit" to commit the changes

After you have set the synchronisation direction for each line, press the "Commit" button at the top right-hand corner in order to apply the changes.
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