Location management

A location is a physical place or an app where you do any or all the following activities: sell products, ship or fulfill orders, or stock inventory. A location might be a retail store, warehouse, popup, or dropshipper. With multiple locations, you have better visibility into your inventory across your business.

Most location management is handled from your Shopify admin. From there, you can add, delete, edit, and activate/deactivate your locations as needed.

Select Shopify POS device location

You can manage your device locations directly in the Shopify POS app. You can also restrict access to the locations settings on the iPad by enabling limited staff permissions.

Whenever you install the Shopify POS app on a device, make sure that you select your location so that the correct tax rates are applied.


  1. From the Shopify POS app, tap > Settings > All locations.

  2. Tap the name of the POS location.

  3. Tap Switch to confirm the change or Cancel go back.

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