Barcodes Scanning by Built-in Device Camera

Right now, this functionality only works on iOS devices. Will be available on Android devices soon.

The built-in rear camera of Mobile Device can be used to scan item barcodes during sale or adding new items to the list.

First, you have to activate option ‘Use the camera to scan barcodes’ on Loyverse POS app at General Settings.

option ‘Use the camera to scan barcodes’

 

1.Selling Items

Before making sales, be sure you have barcodes in item’s card.
Launch your Loverse POS app and go to the Sales screen, same as when selling without a scanner.
Tap the button for scanning barcodes by the built-in camera.

the button for scanning barcodes by the built-in camera

Point the camera at the barcode of your item.

Pointing the camera at the barcode

The camera will scan barcode and item will appear in the ticket list.

item in the ticket list

The screen with camera remain open, so you can scan another barcode, or edit items in the ticket, search for a client to add to a ticket, redeem customers points, save or merge open tickets.
 

2.Adding Barcodes to Items

At Loyverse POS ‘Items’ menu open the item for editing and tap scan button near the Barcode field.

scan button

The screen with the camera will be activated, so point the camera at the barcode.

The screen with the camera

The camera will scan the barcode and fill in barcode number to the Barcode field.

the Barcode field

Don’t forget to save changes.

 

You can also activate the built-in camera from the Items list.

scan button in the item list

The screen with the camera will be activated, so point the camera at the barcode.
If any item does not have this barcode, the new item will be created and opened for editing with filled in barcode. If there is an item with this barcode, it will be opened for editing.

See also:
How to Add Barcodes to Items
Hardware for Loyverse POS