Add Product using the Scanner (X-Series) app for iOS

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When using the Scanner app for iOS, products that are not currently in your Retail POS Catalog can be added quickly, directly within the app without having to return to your office computer.

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To add a new product to your Catalog using the Scanner app for iOS, select the product type you wish to add from the dropdown below and follow the associated steps:

Standard Product

1. In the Scanner app for iOS, select the Products tab

2. Click Add Product

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3. Enter the name of the product into the Product Name section

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4. Ensure Standard Product is selected

5. Enter a SKU Code if you wish to customize the SKU. If you wish to scan the SKU directly from the product, select the barcode icon in the field to open your devices camera. Leave the field blank for the SKU to be automatically generated

6. Enter the product Supply Price. If you are unsure of the Supply Price, it is important to obtain and enter this information before creating the product to ensure accurate reporting.

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7. To generate a Retail Price by markup percentage, enter the value into Markup; or simply enter the retail price into the Retail Price section.

8. Click Save. If you opted to have the SKU automatically generated, select Auto-generate Code from the dialog box that opens and click Save again to finish.

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Product with Variants

1. In the Scanner app for iOS, select the Products tab

2. Click Add Product

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3. Enter the name of the product into the Product Name section

4. Select Product with Variants

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5. Click Add variant

6. Enter the Variant Attribute, such as Size

7. Enter the Value, such as Small. There can be multiple values for each attribute.

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8. If you require more attributes for the product, select Add Another Attribute and repeat steps 6-7. Otherwise, click Save.

9. For each variant you have just created, select the variant to expand and add further details

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10. Enter a SKU Code if you wish to customize the SKU. If you wish to scan the SKU directly from the product, select the barcode icon in the field to open your devices camera. Leave the field blank for the SKU to be automatically generated

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11. Enter the product Supply Price. If you are unsure of the Supply Price, it is important to obtain and enter this information before creating the product to ensure accurate reporting.

12. To generate a Retail Price by markup percentage, enter the value into Markup; or simply enter the retail price into the Retail Price section. If all variants are to have the same Supply Price and Retail Price, select the Apply pricing to all variants toggle to copy them over to each variant.

13. Click Save

14. Once the product information has been added for each variant, click Save. If you opted to have the SKU automatically generated, select Auto-generate Code from the dialog box that opens and click Save again to finish.

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  Important

For more information about the Scanner app for iOS, such as signing in, processing Inventory Counts, and Order Fulfillment, refer to our How to use the Scanner (X-Series) app for iOS guide.

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