Searching for products in Shopify Mobile

Note

These instructions are for the outdated Shopify Mobile app. For the best experience, upgrade to the Shopify app.

You can swipe the Shopify Mobile Products screen up and down to browse through your catalog. If you want to find a specific product quickly, then you can enter a search term in the search bar to find it, or scan its barcode with your device's camera to go to its details page (iPhone only).

To find products using the search bar:

  1. From the Shopify Mobile Products screen, swipe the screen down to show the search bar:
    Search field iphone
  2. Tap the Search field.
  3. Enter a search term, such as the name of a product or a variant color. Products that match your search term appear beneath the search bar:
    Enter search term iphone
  4. If the search results include the product that you're searching for, then tap the product to see its details page.
  5. If the product that you're searching for is not in the list, then tap the button to enter a new search term, or tap Cancel to return to the Products screen.

Search using product barcodes

To find a product by scanning its barcode with your iPhone's camera:

  1. Go to the the Shopify Mobile Products screen.
  2. Tap the barcode icon in the top-right corner of the screen to open your iPhone's camera:
    Products barcode icon iphone
  3. Hold your iPhone between 10 and 15 inches away from the barcode label.
  4. Move your iPhone so that the barcode is on the left side of the screen and about halfway down, and then tap the barcode on the screen to focus the camera on it.
  5. Wait for the camera to lock on to the barcode:
    Camera screen iphone

When Shopify Mobile recognizes the product's barcode, the app takes you to the product's details screen.

To find products using the search bar:

  1. From the Shopify Mobile Products screen, tap the search icon:
    Search icon android
  2. In the search field, enter a search term, such as the name of a product or a variant color. Products that match your search term appear beneath the search bar:
    Enter search term android
  3. If the search results display the product that you're searching for, then tap the product to see its details page.
  4. If the product that you're searching for is not in the list, then tap X to enter a new search term, or tap the back arrow to return to the Products screen.

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