Setting Up Barcode Scanners for SCIS

The SCIS for iOS application or SCIS for Windows application must be installed before completing barcode scanner setup. To view a list of supported barcode scanners, read Bar Code Scanners. For more information on installing the SCIS for iOS or SCIS for Windows application, read SCIS for iOS and SCIS for Windows Applications.

The following procedure outlines the basic requirements for pairing your bluetooth scanner for use with SCIS for iOS. Please consult your manufacturer’s handbook for specific setup requirements of your device. Starting with SCIS 2016.2.0, SuiteCommerce InStore for iOS includes native support for bar code scanner pairing.

To set up a barcode scanner for use with SCIS for Windows, read Pairing a Barcode Scanner for Use with SCIS for Windows

To setup a bluetooth scanner for use with SCIS for iOS:

  1. Check to see if the scanner has already been paired to the device in the iOS settings menu.

  2. Click Settings > Bluetooth.

  3. Unpair the connection by tapping forget this connection on the iPad.

  4. Restore the scanner to its factory default setting by scanning the following barcode. After scanning, the barcode scanner will turn off. Refer to manufacturer’s instructions if you need more information.

  5. Power the scanner on.

  6. Place the scanner in iOS mode by scanning the following barcode. Refer to manufacturer’s instructions if you need more information.

    Important

    SuiteCommerce InStore for iOS supports the scanner in iOS Mode only. HID mode is not supported.


  7. In the iOS settings menu, establish a new pairing with the scanner.

  8. After the scanner has been paired, log in to the SCIS app.

  9. After logging in to the home dashboard of the app, you will receive an audible alert from the scanner to confirm connection.