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Adding Barcode Scanners, Receipt Printers and Cash Drawers


POS hardware
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The Helcim Commerce iOS/Android app comes preloaded with drivers in place to add a variety of accessories to complete your POS setup. Please see below for the available options.


Pairing the barcode scanner



Before pairing the barcode scanner to your phone or tablet, you must put it in the proper mode for your device (iOS or Android). You can do this by scanning the appropriate barcodes below. (The Scanner will beep 3 times when accepted) 

iOS/Apple:




Now that you are in iOS mode for your Apple device, you are ready to start scanning the items on your Helcim commerce mobile app:

  • Login into the commerce app.
  • Select the POS option.
  • Open the shopping cart
  • Scan the item
  • Item will populate in the shopping cart and will be ready to accept payment.


Android:



Now that you are in Android mode for your device, you are ready to start scanning the items on your Helcim commerce mobile app:

  • Login into the commerce app.
  • Select the POS option.
  • Open the shopping cart
  • Scan the item
  • Item will populate in the shopping cart and will be ready to accept payment.


Pairing the printer and cash drawer


Printer

Sync the Printer with your device using the Bluetooth connection.

  • Once synced to device the printer should appear within bluetooth devices.
  • In Helcim Commerce mobile app you should be able to find the device:


  • Select Menu tab
  • Select Settings
  • Under Hardware Settings it will show under "Printer Type"
  • You can now select the printer type that is connected.

Cash Drawer

The printer drawer will connect directly through the printer and operate based on the transactions that are processed in the Commerce Mobile App:

  • Select Menu tab
  • Select Settings
  • Under Approval Settings you will want to ensure "Auto Open drawer on cash transaction" is selected.
  • When you complete a cash transaction the cash drawer will automatically open. 




Pairing the mPOP



Sync the mPOP with your device using the Bluetooth connection.




  • Select Menu tab
  • Select Settings
  • Under Hardware Settings it will show under "Printer Type"
  • You can now select the printer type that is connected (in this case, the mPOP device).