Choosing your POS app subscription

Shopify POS is an iOS app that you can use to sell your products almost anywhere, including brick and mortar stores, markets, and pop-up stores. Shopify POS syncs with Shopify to track your orders and inventory across your retail locations, online store, and other active sales channels.

You can choose your level of POS app subscription for each of your locations, which enables you to pick the subscription that fits your retail needs.

POS feature overview

Shopify offers two POS app subscriptions to fit your retail needs. For more information on pricing, refer to POS features. To compare the features offered between Shopify POS Lite and Shopify POS Pro, refer to the following table:

Shopify POS features and subscriptions.
Feature Shopify POS Lite Shopify POS Pro
Integrated payment hardware with Shopify Payments (Canada, Ireland, United Kingdom, and the United States only)
Non-payment retail hardware integrations
Customizable smart grid
Add/edit customer profiles
Customer View app
Multi-location inventory, orders, and customer management
Email/SMS receipts
Custom printed receipts
Discount codes and manual discounts ($, %)
Automatic discounts
Sell and redeem gift cards
Camera barcode scanning
Custom sales
Offline cash payments
Staff PINs (based on Shopify plan)
Retail staff permissons and management
Unlimited POS-only staff
Sales attribution
Refunds
Exchanges
Cash tracking
Save/retrieve cart
Email carts
Ship to home
Local pickup fulfillment
Local delivery fulfillment
Advanced inventory management with Stocky
Daily sales reports
In-app retail store analytics

Manage the POS subscription for each location

You can manage your POS subscriptions by location in order to ensure that your stores have the subscription that best suits their needs.

Steps:

Shopify POS Pro billing

Shopify POS Pro is billed either on a monthly or annual billing cycle. To learn more about how to select a POS subscription for your locations, refer to location management. For more information on how Shopify's billing cycles work, refer to App billing cycles.

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