Changing inventory quantities by location

If you need to update inventory quantities at a location, you can do so in several ways on the Inventory page.

Change inventory quantities at a location for selected products

Steps:

  1. In the Shopify admin, go to Products > Inventory.

  2. From the locations drop-down menu, select a location:

    Locations menu on the Inventory page

  3. Optional: Filter or search the list of products.

  4. For each product that you want to update:

    1. In the Update quantity column, enter the quantity changes. You can enter a positive or negative number, or zero.
    2. Click Add or Set, and then click Save.

Change inventory quantities by the same amount for all products

Steps:

  1. In the Shopify admin, go to Products > Inventory.

  2. From the locations drop-down menu, select a location:

    Locations menu on the Inventory page

  3. Optional: Filter or search the list of products.

  4. Select the products by using the checkboxes.

  5. Click Actions > Update quantity.

  6. Enter the quantity change. You can enter a positive or negative number, or zero.

  7. Click Add or Set, and then click Save.

You can update the inventory quantities in various ways on the Products page. Some of the approaches are described here.

Regardless of the approach that you use, make sure that Shopify tracks this product's quantity is selected in the Inventory policy list so that you can see and change the inventory quantities.

Change the inventory quantity for one product

The way that you update the quantity for a single product depends on whether the product has variants.

Product without variants

Product with variants

Change the inventory quantities by using the bulk editor

By using the bulk editor, you can change inventory quantities for multiple product variants and locations. The bulk editor is a page that shows rows and columns of data, similar to a spreadsheet.

Steps:

  1. Go to Products.

  2. Select a product with variants that you want to edit the inventory quantities for.

  3. In the Variants section, click Edit variants > Open bulk editor.

  4. Change the values in the rows and columns by clicking in a cell:

    • Inventory managed by - Select whether Shopify or an app manages the inventory.
    • Available at - For each location, adjust the inventory quantities. You can specify Stocked or Not stocked, depending whether Track quantity is checked.
    • Track quantity - If checked, you can change the quantities. If unchecked, the inventory isn't tracked, and the values will only be Stocked or Not stocked.
  5. Click Save.

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