Using a barcode scanner to process point-of-sale orders improves your efficiency in providing quicker customer service. Barcode scanners can be used both to scan products or to log employees into a POS session.
To use a barcode scanner, you must enable the feature in the Inventory app. Go to Barcode section, tick Barcode Scanner and save., in the
Once enabled in Inventory, you can use the barcode feature in Point of Sale with products that have a barcode number assigned.
To your products¶
To use this feature in POS, your products must have barcodes assigned. To do so, go to Barcode field in the General Information tab.and open a product form. Add a barcode number in the
To your employees¶
To add an identification number to an employee, go to the Employees app and open an employee form. Choose an identification number for your employee and fill in the PIN Code field in the HR Settings tab.
Scan a product’s barcode using a barcode scanner. Doing so adds it directly to the cart. To change the quantity, scan a product as many times as needed, or click Qty and enter the number of products using the keypad.
You can also enter the barcode number manually in the search bar to look for the product. Then, click it to add it to the cart.