inFlow Cloud Smart Scanner

inFlow’s very own smart scanner is here! Featuring a built-in dedicated barcode scanner, you’ll be able to instantly scan your items at least 2x faster and more accurate than any camera app.

Perfect for warehouse management, mobile picking, counting inventory, mobile sales orders, easy stock adjustments and more. It’s built tough to survive the day to day of your business.

Find all the information you need to know about inFlow’s first Android Smart Scanner here.


Basic Characteristics

  • CPU – Octa-Core 1.4Ghz
  • RAM – 4GM
  • ROM – 64GB
  • O.S. – Android 8.0
  • Display – 5.0 inch TFT-LCD (720 x 1280) color screen
  • Dimensions – 158mm x 76.2mm x 13.3mm
  • Weight – 210g (Battery included)
  • Buttons – Volume up/down, power button, custom buttons, scan button, home, menu, back
  • Barcode Scanner – 1D/2D image (NOTE: inFlow currently only supports 1D barcodes)
  • Main Battery – Rechargeable 3.8V 3800mAh lithium polymer battery pack (Typical Operation time > 8 hours)
  • RTC Battery – Real time clock battery


  • Camera – 13MP auto-focus color rear camera with flash, 2MP front-facing camera
  • RFID – Supports 13.56Mhz, ISO 14443A&B and ISO15693 standard, supports NFC
  • GPS – GPS, A-GPS, Bei-Dou satellite navigation system, GLONASS
  • Sensor – Light sensor, range sensor, acceleration sensor, compass, gyroscope, barometer
  • Slots – Micro SD/TF x 1, Micro SIM x 2
  • Interfaces – Type-C USB, 3.5mm Audio port, POGO PIN
  • Audio – Loudspeaker, microphone, earpiece
  • Includes – Power adapter, data cable, one battery

Radio Communication

  • Wi-Fi – 802.11 a/b/g/n
  • Bluetooth – BT 4.1 BLE
  • Cellular –
    4G TDD-LTE (B38/B39/B40/B41), FDD-LTE (B1/B3)
    3G TD-SCDMA (B34/B39), WCDMA (B1/B2/B5/B8), CDMA2000 1x EV-DO Rev. A Bc0 800MHz
    2G CDMA 1x, GSM/EDGE/GPRS (850, 900, 1800, 1900MHz)

User Environment

  • Operating Temperature –   -10~50°C (14~122°F)
  • Storage Temperature –    -40~70°C (-40~158°F)
  • Humidity 5% ~ 95%
  • Drop Durability – 1.5m
  • IP Sealing – 65


  • Support – Ongoing with subscription to inFlow Cloud
  • Hardware – 2 year

Getting started

Installing the inFlow Cloud app

You can find a direct link to the inFlow Cloud Android app in the Google Play Store by clicking this link here, otherwise please find the app by searching in the Play Store, see the instructions below. 1. Open the Play Store from the main page.

1. Open the Play Store from the main page.

2. Login/create a google/gmail account (if you haven’t already).

3. Search “inFlow cloud” in the Play Store search.

4. Install the inFlow Cloud Companion app.

5. Find and open the inFlow Cloud app.

6. Login to your inFlow Cloud account with the same credentials you use on the web/desktop.

7. Start scanning!

Using the app and scanner

  • Open the inFlow Cloud app.
  • Login to your inFlow Cloud account.
  • Click into any field you would search for a product (ie. Products search field)
  • Use the orange button on either side to activate the scanner.
  • Scan a barcode, an on-screen indication will show you the results.

Scanner Debug App

The smart scanner comes preloaded with an app called Scanner. This app can be used to configure the way the built in barcode scanner behaves and make any needed changes for your region/barcodes that you may be using. NOTE: Most people will not need to modify these settings, these are strictly for people who want to change the default scanning behaviors.

Changing the Coding format

  • Open the scanner app.
  • Click the gear icon in the top right of the screen.
  • Scroll down to find Coding format header and click it.
  • Choose a new coding format and click it (default is UTF-8).
  • Your changes are saved right away.

Adding a prefix or suffix to your scanned barcodes

This will allow you to add a prefix or suffix to barcodes you scan, for example if you have a product with a barcode ‘12345’, but you want all your barcodes to start with an ‘M’, you would add ‘M’ as a prefix and then when you scan a barcode, it would be input like ‘M12345’.

  • Open the scanner app.
  • Click the gear icon in the top right of the screen.
  • Scroll down to find Label formatting header and click it.
    • To add a prefix, click on Label prefix and enter your desired prefix.
    • To add a suffix, click on Label suffix and enter your desired suffix.
  • Click Append formatting header, and select which labels you want to add to your barcodes (Label prefix for only a prefix, Label suffix for only a suffix, Label prefix and suffix for both etc).
  • Your changes are saved right away.

Reset scanner options to default

  • Open the scanner app.
  • Click the gear icon in the top right of the screen.
  • Scroll down to find Reset Configuration header and click it.
  • Click OK when prompted.
  • Scanner settings will reset back to default.

Enabling the Pistol Grip

  1. On the inFlow Smart Scanner swipe up to open up all your apps
  2. Go to “Scanner”
  3. Hit the Gear icon in the upper right hand corner
  4. Under Scan Handle make sure the box is checked off



The inFlow Smart Scanner uses the Android operating system. For questions and articles to learn how to use your new Android device, please visit: 

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