Changing the Shopify POS app settings

You can change the settings of the Shopify POS app to meet your store's needs.

Changing the autolock settings

You can set your iPad to lock after a period of inactivity, or whenever a sale is concluded. You need to enter a 4-digit PIN to unlock the screen.

Steps:

  1. On the home screen of the Shopify POS app, tap .

  2. Tap Settings.

  3. Under Security, tap Screen lock.

  4. Tap a time option. If the Shopify POS app is inactive for the selected length of time, the screen will lock.

  5. If you want the screen to lock after each order is completed, enable Auto-lock after sale.

  6. Tap Back to return to the Settings screen.

Changing the display mode

You can configure Shopify POS to use light mode or dark mode. Light mode displays dark text on a bright background, while dark mode displays bright text on a dark background.

You can select the mode that you want Shopify POS to use, or you can have Shopify POS use your iOS device settings.

Steps:

  1. From the Shopify POS app, tap the button and then tap Settings > Dark/light mode.

  2. Tap the mode that you want Shopify POS to use, or enable Use device settings.

Changing the language settings

You can select the language that the Shopify POS app uses. Shopify POS supports the following languages:

  • Chinese (Simplified)
  • Chinese (Traditional)
  • Czech
  • Danish
  • Dutch
  • English
  • Finnish
  • French
  • German
  • Hindi
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Korean
  • Malay
  • Norwegian Bokmal
  • Portuguese (Brazil)
  • Portuguese (Portugal)
  • Spanish
  • Swedish
  • Thai
  • Turkish

To change the language of the Shopify POS app, you will need to change the language of the iOS device through iOS settings.

Steps:

Other languages not listed here may work, but they are not supported and could result in missing translations that will appear in English by default.

Changing your smart grid

The home screen on the Shopify POS app has a smart grid that is a set of configurable tiles that display different resources. You can add tiles representing frequently accessed products, collections, third party apps, or features. If a third party app has multiple functions, then you can choose which function the tile performs.

You can add additional pages and group tiles into these pages and reorder tile positions on each page.

To add tiles, you need to be the store owner or have a staff account with the Customize smart grid for device's location permission.

Add tiles

  1. On the home screen of the Shopify POS app, tap Add tile within the grid.

  2. Select the item that you'd like to add to your home page from the available list.

  3. Add any additional tiles and then tap Done.

Delete tiles

  1. On the home screen of the Shopify POS app, tap and hold a tile until it begins to shake.

  2. Tap x on the corner of the tile and then tap Remove.

  3. Tap Done.

Edit tiles

  1. On the home screen of the Shopify POS app, tap and hold a tile until it begins to shake.

  2. Tap ... on the corner of the tile and then select the color (yellow, green, blue, gray, or orange).

  3. Tap Done.

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