How to setup your Star SM-220i on iPad

Setup

  • Vend for iPad
  • Star SM-220i

Steps

  1. Switch on your receipt printer (you should see the power light come on)
  2. On your iPad, press the physical home button to go to the iOS home screen
  3. Find the Settings app on your home screen (you may have to swipe left or right to find this)
  4. Tap on the Settings app
  5. Tap on Bluetooth
  6. Find the word Bluetooth at the top of the screen
  7. Ensure that the toggle button to the right is switched to the on position (it will be completely grey if it is switched off, in which case you will need to tap on it to switch it on)
  8. Find your receipt printer in the list under Other Devices (Star Micronics)
  9. Tap on the Star Micronics
  10. Enter the PIN if prompted (the default PIN is 1234)
  11. Tap Done

  12. Press the physical home button on your iPad to go to the iOS home screen
  13. Find the Vend Register app on your home screen (you may have to swipe left or right to find this)
  14. Open the left-hand menu by tapping on the three horizontal lines in the top left corner
  15. Tap Settings
  16. Tap Hardware
  17. Tap Add a printer
  18. Tap Printer Model
  19. Select Star SM-220i
  20. Tap Add printer
  21. Tap Printer Name
  22. Type in a name (such as receipt printer)
  23. Tap Save