Redeeming a gift card on Shopify POS

If your store sells gift cards, then you can accept them as payment with Shopify POS for iPad. You can redeem a customer's gift card whether it was bought online or in person. Read more about where gift cards can be redeemed.

Redeem a gift card with Shopify POS

To redeem a gift card with Shopify POS:

  1. Add products to the Shopify POS cart in the usual way, then tap Charge.

  2. Tap Gift Card (if you don't see the Gift card option, enable it from the Payments settings screen).

  3. Enter the gift card number by doing one of the following:

  4. Tap Charge card.

  5. If there's a remaining balance that the customer needs to pay, then tap of the following options:

    • Tap Add payment to add another payment method.
    • Tap Mark as partial to mark the order as partially paid and take additional payment at a later date.
  6. When the full payment has been made, tap Complete order.

  7. When you see the post-checkout screen, generate a receipt by doing one of the following:

    • Enter the customer's email and click Send.
    • Click Print receipt to print a paper receipt, if you have a printer installed.

The receipt shows the last 4 digits of the gift card used in payment, along with the remaining balance on the card:

Gift card receipt balance

See the balance of a gift card with Shopify POS

From Shopify POS, you can see the remaining balance of a gift card from the order in which the gift card was sold.

To see the remaining balance on a gift card:

  1. From Shopify POS, tap Orders.
  2. Find and tap the order in which the gift card was sold.
  3. Tap the gift card number:
    Gift card number on an order details screen
  4. The modal that appears shows the remaining balance on the gift card. Tap Cancel to return to the order details.

Redeem a gift card with Shopify POS

With Shopify POS, you can redeem emailed, printed, and physical gift cards. If the gift card has a barcode, then you can enter the gift card's code by scanning the barcode with your device's camera. You can also enter any gift card's code manually.

To redeem a gift card with Shopify POS:

  1. From the Shopify POS checkout, add products to the cart in the usual way, and then tap SUBTOTAL.
  2. On the Cart screen, make any necessary updates to the cart, and then tap CHARGE.
  3. On the Select payment screen, tap Gift card.
  4. Enter the customer's gift card code in one of the following ways:
    • If the gift card has a barcode, then use your Android device's camera to scan it.
    • Enter the gift card's code manually.
  5. Tap REDEEM.
  6. Tap CHARGE.
  7. Optional: Tap Send receipt to send the customer a receipt by email or text message.
  8. Tap DONE to return to the products screen.

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