Before we begin, ensure you are signed into Deputy as a System Administrator.

The steps for connecting a new integration will differ depending on what type of Deputy account you have.

This article will introduce you to connecting a third party systems for:


How to Connect a New Integration (Deputy Premium, Scheduling, Timesheet and Attendance and Flexi accounts)

Open the drop-down menu under your name on the top right-hand side of the screen, then click on the link to access Integrations.

You can add new integrations from here or view your already connected integrations for each location. Click on the name of the integration you wish to connect or configure.

Filter for integrations that are relevant to you

  • Region - Use this filter to find integrations supported in these regions.

  • Industry - Use this to find integrations relevant to your industry.

  • Category - Use this to find integrations focused on particular features. e.g. People, Point of sale.

  • Search for your favourite integration - Alternatively, you can quickly type to search for an integration's name if you know what you're looking for.

Connect Your Integration

  1. Click on the integration you want to connect.

  2. Click on the 'Connect new location' button in the top right of the screen.

  3. Choose the location in Deputy you want the integration to connect to.

  4. Follow the prompts to log into the third party.

  5. After successfully logging in, head to the 'Connected' tab to find it.

  6. Click to open it and press 'Configuration options' to finish setting up your integration.

For help with connecting and configuring third party systems, browse our Help centre for Integration specific help articles such as Xero, MYOB, Lightspeed Kounta, Square and Vend.

Disconnecting Your Integration (Deputy Premium, Scheduling, Timesheet and Attendance and Flexi accounts)

Open the drop-down menu under your name on the top right-hand side of the screen, then click on the link to access Integrations.

Click on the name of the integration you wish to disconnect.

  1. Click on Configure for the Location you want to disconnect

  2. Press the red Disconnect add-on button

Pro Tip: Disconnecting the integration will remove all data and tokens associated for that user and the integration.


How to Connect a New Integration (Deputy Enterprise accounts)

On the Locations page, click on Edit Settings for the Location you wish to connect to your third party system.

If your system is a Payroll System click Payroll from the left-hand side of the screen and click Connect for the system you are connecting to.

If your system is not a payroll system, then click Notifications and Integrations from the left-hand side of the screen. Select the System you wish to connect and click Continue.

Click Authorize to begin the login and authentication process with the third-party system.

For help with connecting and configuring third party systems, browse our Help centre for Integration specific help articles such as Xero, MYOB, Lightspeed Kounta, Square and Vend.

Disconnecting Your Integration (Deputy Enterprise Accounts)

On the Locations page, click on Edit Settings for the Location you wish to connect to your third party system.

If your system is a Payroll System click Payroll from the left-hand side of the screen and click Disconnect on the system you wish to disconnect.

If your system is not a payroll system, then click Notifications and Integrations from the left-hand side of the screen. Search for the system you wish to disconnect and click Disconnect.


Frequently Asked Questions

Where can I find more information on connecting and configuring my Integration?

Check out our Integration Collection of help articles for more assistance integrating with Deputy or contact our 24/7 support.

As a third party, can I add integrations into this new experience?

Not at the moment. You are still welcome to build integrations using our existing API.

I have multiple Xero organisations within my Xero account - how do connect the correct Xero file to the correct Deputy Location?

You will need to select the correct organisation in Xero from the dropdown list when connecting to Xero as described in this article.

Where can I find the Deputy Notifications & Extensions?

All the Deputy notifications are located in an integration called "Deputy Extensions".

I can't see the Integrations link in my drop-down menu

Check that you are signed in as a System Administrator. If you have a Deputy account that is on an Enterprise plan you will need to read Connecting New Integrations in Enterprise Accounts.

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