Archiving a User

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Archiving a user removes that person from the schedule and revokes access to your workplace.

You can also archive a user from your computer or Android phone.


  • You must have supervisor, manager, or admin level access to archive a user.
  • If a user is archived, you can still access details about their past shifts and total hours through a schedule export. Check out Exporting Data for more details. Timesheet and payroll information are not deleted.
  • If you need to restore an archived user check out our article on Reactivating Archived Users.

Archive a user

  1. From the When I Work Staff Scheduling app, tap More in the bottom-right corner of the screen.
  2. Scroll down, then tap Employees.
  3. Tap on the user you need to delete, then tap Edit in the top-right corner.
  4. At the bottom of the screen, tap Archive Employee.
  5. Choose how you want to handle the user’s future shifts.
    If the user doesn’t have future shifts scheduled, you can skip this step.
  • If you don’t need to keep the shifts, tap Delete Upcoming Shifts.
  • If you want to keep the shifts, tap Move Upcoming Shifts to OpenShifts.

The user is archived from the account and schedule.

Updated on February 6, 2023

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