The Socket Mobile scanners are handy, portable bluetooth scanners that work great with Neto POS. The scanners connect to your iPad via bluetooth which enables you to move freely at the register.
For details on where you can purchase the scanner and other hardware compatible with Neto POS, please see our page on hardwarehere
Once paired, you should be able to scan product barcodes throughout Neto POS. For more information on registering your barcodes, see our article here.
With the scanner connected, your iPad might not show the on screen keyboard when you need it to. This is because the scanner is acting as a Bluetooth keyboard. To show the on screen keyboard with the scanner connected, double tap the power button on the scanner and it will show or hide the keyboard.
If you are having trouble pairing your scanner, a common way to resolve issues it to complete unfair the scanner, ‘forget’ the scanner from your iPad and repair from scratch.
If you have been using your Socket scanner with another POS solution, you might find that your scanner is in a special mode for that application. Neto POS expects your scanner to be in a mode that acts more like a bluetooth keyboard. Changing to this mode (called ‘HID mode’) is a simple process and will allow you to use the scanner with Neto POS.
Scan the barcode below, to perform a factory reset. If the barcode is not scannable from your screen, you might need print the page. These codes will also be in the manual that came with your scanner.
Turn the scanner back on, and scan the barcode below to enable HID mode (not iOS mode).
Your bluetooth scanner can be configured with a number of settings, such as turning off the beep or vibrate. These are set by scanning different barcodes provided by the manufacturer, and can be accessed from their commmand sheet.