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greytHR is equipped to upload photos in bulk. This saves time in manual upload of each employee's photos and the errors that may creep in due to the repetitive nature of the task.

You can upload photos to the greytHR through various methods. Here are the methods:

  1. Bulk photo upload
  2. Individual photo upload
  3. Upload photo for face recognition
  4. Upload photo for selfie based recognition

Bulk photo upload

To navigate to the Bulk Photo Upload page, click Employee > Admin > Bulk Photo Upload

 To upload photos in bulk, perform the following actions: 

  1. Go to Employee > Admin > Bulk Photo Upload. The Bulk Photo Upload page appears.
  2. Click Upload Zip File.
  3. Under Step 1: Upload section, click Upload File, and select the appropriate zip file from your directory. The uploaded file appears in place of the Upload File button. Click the Delete icon appearing adjacent to the uploaded file if you want to cancel the selection and choose another file.

    • In the zip file, it is always recommended to name the photos with the respective employee number of an employee.  
    • The zip file must contain only jpg images. 
    • Max size of the .zip file that you can upload is 100 MB.
    • There is no restriction on the file size of individual photos.


  4.  Click NextStep 2: Associate section appears.
  5. Under Step 2: Associate section, verify the photo with the employee's name. The mapping of image with an employee number is automatically done if the photos are named according to the employee number of an employee. You can also select the employee by entering their name in the search box provided next to the photo. 

    If the image file type is a mismatch with what you can upload, then the number of such images and their file type are indicated in red text at the top right of the image list.

  6. Click Finish to begin the photo upload. 
  7. After successful upload, the number of images uploaded displays.
  8. Click Ok.
  9. The Bulk Photo Upload page displays the list of uploads done and their log files.

Individual photo upload

To navigate to the Bulk Photo Upload page, click Employee > Information > Employee Profile

To upload individual photos, perform the following actions: 

  1. Go to Employee > Information > Employee Profile. The Employee Profile page appears.
  2. Click Update Photo and select the appropriate image file from your directory. The selected photo appears adjacent to the employee name. 

Upload photo for face recognition - greytHR visage

You can upload photos for face recognition by the following methods: 

  • Bulk photo upload

  • Individual photo upload

  • greytHR visage photo upload

Bulk photo upload

To view the actions involved in uploading the photos in bulk, click here. 

Individual photo upload

To view the actions involved in uploading the individual photo, click here. 

greytHR visage photo upload

To view the actions involved in uploading the photos for greytHR visage through the greytHR application, click here.

  • To learn more about the face registration process through greytHR visage, click here.
  • To view the actions involved in uploading the photos in bulk, click here
  • If you are uploading photos through our Bulk photo upload option, you must inform the same to our implementation or support team. This will help the implementation or support team to run the sanity checker and synchronize the uploaded photos with the kiosk. 
  • If a newly joined employee is added to greytHR, the profile photo will be automatically registered for visage if the visage application is already in use.

Upload photo for selfie based recognition

You can upload photos for selfie based recognition (ESS mobile application) by the following methods: 

  • Bulk photo upload

  • Individual photo upload

  • ESS mobile application

Bulk photo upload

To view the actions involved in uploading the photos in bulk, click here. 

Individual photo upload

To view the actions involved in uploading the individual photo, click here. 

ESS mobile application

You can upload photos for selfie based recognition (ESS mobile application) by the following methods: 

  • Upload from Device

  • Upload through Camera

To register a face through the Upload from Device option, perform the following actions: 

  1. Log in to the mobile app, and you can see Set profile picture screen.
  2. Tap Set profile picture. Upload picture for marking Attendance pop-up appears.
  3. Tap Upload from Device and follow the on-screen instructions to upload a picture directly from your device

To register a face through the Camera option, perform the following actions: 

  1. Log in to the mobile app, and you can see Set profile picture screen.
  2. Tap Set profile picture. Upload picture for marking Attendance pop-up appears.
  3. Tap Camera to take the selfie. 
  4. Allow greytHR to access your camera and gallery pop-up appears. Tap Allow to take the selfie.
  5. The camera frame opens. You can now capture your selfie using the mobile phone's camera button.  

    Kindly ensure that your face correctly fits inside the camera frame. 

  6. Tap Upload to add the selfie as your profile picture. If you would like to re-take the selfie, tap Re-capture button and follow the on-screen instructions. 
  7. If you tap Upload, a screen appears that displays the uploading status of your profile picture. 
  8. If the uploading photo is successfull, you can see the success message Your facial recognition picture is set successfully.

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