Permissions: Can I allow users to only see their own projects / tasks? (Freelancers, Clients, Guests, External)

Yes, this is possible. In this case the user can't see any projects where he is not part of the project team and no times others users tracked. This permission role should be used, if you invite customers or freelancers into your awork workspace.

Characteristics of this role

Users will have the following permissions

  • See "My Work"
    • Dashboard
    • My Tasks
    • My Time Tracking
  • See project details (only if they are part of the project team)
  • See project tasks (only if they are part of the project team)
  • Task views (just their own tasks)

All the other parts of the worskpace are not visible for these users. 

Configure the role

Go to the permissions page. Click on the "+" button to create a new role.


Clock on the name of the role. Now you will be forwarded to the role's details, where you can set the permissions.


Now you need to set all ares (projects, tasks, etc.) to "None". 

Now click on the button "Manage Project Roles". If you assign a user to a project, you need to select a role. The user will be assigned with the corresponding permissions of this role.

There are three options for project roles: 

Project Base Info

Manage: The user can edit the project details.

Read: The user can see the project details, but is not able to edit them.

Project Tasks

Manage: The user can see, create and edit all tasks of that project.

Read: The user can see all tasks, but not create or edit them.

None: The user has not rights to access the project's tasks at all.

Project Times

Manage: The user can see, create and edit all time trackings of that project.

Read: The user can see all time trackings, but not create or edit them. 

None: The user has not rights to access the project's time trackings at all.


Now you can assign users to this role via drag & drop.



Task Bundles: Can I reorder the lists in a task bundle?

Yes this is possible. Just click on the three dots next to the list's name and choose the option "Reorder Task List". Now you can change the order via drag & drop.



Which browser are supported by awork?

awork works with the following browsers (Versions):

  • Chrome (from v57)
  • Edge (from v40)
  • Safari (from v10)
  • Mobile Safari (from v10)
  • Firefox (from v52)
  • Opera (from v44)

Is there an awork app for Mac / PC?

There is no awork App for the app store. But some browsers (e.g. Chrome or Edge) allow you to install webapps like awork as an app.

Open chrome and head to your workspace. Now click on the three dots on the top right. Select "More tolls" and "Create shortcut".


Now a pop-up appears and you can select a name for the awork app. Check the "open as window" box to open awork as "app". Otherwise it would open as a browser tab. 


Mac: Now the finder opens with the folder "Chrome Apps". You can drag and drop awork into your dock and use it as an "App". 

PC: awork now appears as a recently installed app in your start menu. You can pin it with a right click to your start menu or the task bar and use awork as an app.


What happens when I put myself in a non-admin role?

It is not possible, that no one is in the admin permission role. When you put yourself in a different non-admin role by accident, you have to ask someone who has the admin permissions to put you back in there. 

Are there shortcuts in awork?

Yes, there are some shortcuts that you can use anywhere in awork.

  • Press "f", "s" or "u" to open search
  • Press "m" to expand the menu bar

How can I delete my workspace?

If you want to delete your awork workspace, you can do so within your user profile. Just navigate to your profile and select the option "Delete workspace". Now you will receive an email to confirm this action.

All data related to the workspace will be deleted, so please make sure to export all of your data before doing this.