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How to use Deputy in three short steps

Welcome! Follow our guide to love scheduling in no time.

First, setup your business and team
Schedule and manage your team
Track time and pay your team

Let's get this party started

Congrats on creating your Deputy account! These videos will take you through each step of setting up your team for the first time.

  • A quick overview

  • Follow this three-step guide

  • Help is always available

What are Locations and Areas in Deputy?

Your Deputy journey starts with setting up Locations and Areas. Before we show you how to do that, let’s look at what in the world they are — and how they help you organize your team.

  • Understand Locations and Areas

  • Examples from Max, Taylor, and Prisha

  • Decide how you’ll customize your Locations and Areas

Set up your Locations and Areas

Let’s jump in and get you set up. We’ll cover how to personalize your Locations and Areas, as well as some important settings for scheduling and timesheets.

Set up your staff

Who could forget your team? Let’s invite your staff to join you in Deputy and organize them conveniently in one place.

Next, let’s kickstart your scheduling


First, setup your business and team

10 min

Schedule and manage your team

15 min

Track time and pay your team

11 min
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