How do I use a barcode scanner with inFlow Cloud?

Using a scanner with inFlow is quick and easy! If you already have your barcode numbers saved in your product records you’re ready to go.

If you haven’t set up your barcode numbers yet, check out our easy to follow setup guide.

Windows

To scan your product:

  1. Open the sales order (purchase order, adjust stock window, search window, etc.)
  2. Click into the first cell in the table under the “Item” column.
  3. Scan your item. The cursor should move on to the next line.
  4. Scan your next item, and so on until you are finished.

If your item scans but doesn’t move on to the next line, you may need to consult your scanner manual on how to set the scanner to automatically move to the next line for you.

Having trouble? Don’t worry, we’ve got some tips and tricks for troubleshooting here.

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Web

To scan your product:

  1. Open the sales order (purchase order, adjust stock window, search window, etc.)
  2. Click into the first cell in the table under the “Item” column.
  3. Scan your item. The cursor should move on to the next line.
  4. Scan your next item, and so on until you are finished.

If your item scans but doesn’t move on to the next line, you may need to consult your scanner manual on how to set the scanner to automatically move to the next line for you.

Having trouble? Don’t worry, we’ve got some tips and tricks for troubleshooting here.

Still unsure, or looking for more info?

Have a look at:

Mobile

To download the mobile app, please search inFlow Cloud in your devices app store.

Regular Android/iOS device

To scan your product:

  1. Open the sales order (purchase order, adjust stock window, search window, etc.)
  2. Click on the barcode icon (this may be a separate button in the bottom right of the screen, or inside the search bar)
  3. This will activate the camera on your device. Align the barcode in the camera view.
  4. When the targeting turns yellow and the text says Tap to scan, either tap the camera window or press the Scan Item button.
  5. Scan your next item, and so on until you are finished.

If the barcode does not exist, you may be given an error message on the top of the screen that will also allow you to create a new product (this happens in the Adjust stock and Product list screens). If you’d like to create a product for this item, click the create new product text, if not, scan again.

inFlow’s Android Scanner

To scan your product:

  1. Open the sales order (purchase order, adjust stock window, search window, etc.)
  2. Click into the search field.
  3. Click either of the scan buttons on either side of device.
  4. Scan your next item, and so on until you are finished.

If the barcode does not exist, you may be given an error message on the top of the screen that will also allow you to create a new product (this happens in the Adjust stock and Product list screens). If you’d like to create a product for this item, click the create new product text, if not, scan again.

Want your own inFlow Android Scanner?

You can purchase them and find more information about them by clicking here.

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