Viewing products and adding them to the Shopify POS cart

From the Shopify POS products screen, you can find products and add them to the cart by browsing your catalog, using the search button, or changing the collection that you're viewing.

If you're using Shopify POS for iPad, then you can also view a product's details from the Shopify POS products screen.

Note

Only products that have their visibility for Point of Sale enabled will appear in your POS system. You can set the visibility for your products from your Shopify admin.

Browse the products grid

On the Shopify POS products screen, you can browse through your products by swiping your screen left and right.

If a product has variants, you'll see a small icon at the top-right of the product's image:

Variants indicator ipad

To see a product's details, tap and hold on the product's image.

Search for a product

You can use the search button to enter a product's name and find it quickly:

  1. On the Shopify POS products screen, tap the search icon:

    Search icon ipad
  2. Enter the product name or SKU to find the product that you're looking for:

    Search terms ipad
  3. If the product that you're looking for appears, then tap its image to add it to the cart. Otherwise, try a new search, or tap Cancel to return to the Shopify POS products screen.

View a different collection

All the collections that you've created in your Shopify admin are available in Shopify POS, except for any you've set to be hidden from your Shopify admin.

The Shopify POS products screen displays the All products collection by default. You can choose a different collection from the drop-down menu:

  1. On the Shopify POS products screen, tap the collection name at the top:

    Tap collection ipad
  2. From the Collections drop-down menu, tap the collection you want to view:

    Change collection ipad

Change the order of collections in the drop-down

If you're viewing your Shopify POS products on an iPad, then you can drag and drop collections to move them around the list:

  1. On the Shopify POS products screen, tap the collection name to display the collections drop-down menu.

  2. In the drop-down menu, tap and hold the three horizontal lines next to the collection you want to move:

    Collection handle ipad
  3. Drag and drop the collection into its new position. The All products collection always appears at the top of the list:

    Drag collection ipad

See a product's details

To view a product's details, tap and hold the product's image in the products grid:

Product details ipad

The product details include:

  • product SKU
  • description
  • product type
  • vendor
  • current inventory levels
  • any upcoming inventory transfers
  • available variants.

Note

You can also see product information in your Shopify admin.

Browse the products grid

On the Shopify POS products screen, you can browse through your products by swiping your screen up and down.

If a product has variants, then you'll see a small icon at the bottom-right of the product's image:

Variants indicator iphone

Search for a product

You can use the search button to enter a product's name and find it quickly:

  1. On the Shopify POS products screen, tap the search icon:

    Search icon iphone
  2. Enter the product name or SKU to find the product that you're looking for:

    Search terms iphone
  3. If the product that you're looking for appears, then tap its image to add it to the cart. Otherwise, try a new search, or tap Cancel to return to the Shopify POS products screen.

View a different collection

All the collections that you've created in your Shopify admin are available in Shopify POS, except for any that you've set to be hidden from your Shopify admin.

The Shopify POS products screen displays the All products collection by default. You can choose a different collection from the drop-down menu:

  1. On the Shopify POS products screen, tap the collection name at the top:

    Tap collection iphone
  2. From the Collections drop-down menu, tap the collection you want to view:

    Change collection iphone

Browse the products grid

On the Shopify POS products screen, browse through your products by swiping your screen up and down.

If a product has variants, then you'll see a small icon below the product's title:

Variants indicator android

Search for a product

You can use the search button to enter a product's name and find it quickly:

  1. On the Shopify POS products screen, tap the search icon:

    Search icon android
  2. Enter the product name or SKU to find the product that you're looking for:

    Search terms android
  3. If the product that you're looking for appears, then tap its image to add it to the cart. Otherwise, try a new search, or tap the back arrow to return to the Shopify POS products screen.

View a different collection

All the collections that you've created in your Shopify admin are available in Shopify POS, except for any that you've set to be hidden from your Shopify admin.

The Shopify POS products screen displays the All products collection by default. You can choose a different collection from the drop-down menu:

  1. On the Shopify POS products screen, tap the collection name at the top:

    Tap collection android
  2. From the Collections drop-down menu, tap the collection you want to view:

    Change collection android

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