Use external barcode scanner

Use case

If you have a barcode scanner that can be paired with mobile device - in order to scan barcodes easier .

Strengths

  • Better barcode reading
  • Higher mobility

Prerequirements

You have to own an external barcode scanner that can be paired with your mobile device via:

  • Bluetooth
  • Cable

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How

Follow the steps below:

  1. Pair the external barcode scanner with the mobile device
  2. Open the inventory that you want to work with
  3. Scan the barcodes. The effect of scanning varies from one app area to another:
    •  Products list:
      • (A 1) barcode is found in database -  identifies the product and places you to input area (where you can add entries or countings)
      • (A 2) barcode is not found in database - adds a new product with scanned barcode
    • (B) Within product area - Details tab:
      • adds the scanned barcode in the barcode field
    •  Within product area - Add entry / Counter tab:
      • (C 1) barcode is found in database - switch to found product
      • (C 2) barcode is not found in database - adds a new product with scanned barcode

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