Bluetooth Barcode Scanner

With your iPhone, iPad and Mac, you can take advantage of its bluetooth functionality to connect wirelessly to bluetooth barcode scanners for purposes of inventory and product management. Our apps has been designed with this purpose in mind to give you the best experience possible.

Bluetooth Barcode Scanner

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Work Order Management

Connect Wirelessly

Bluetooth barcode scanning accessories can pair to iOS and MacOS devices easily, learn how to configure the accessory and then use the device’s bluetooth to pair them. Once connected, the scanned values will insert into the input field when using the keyboard emulation mode.

User Experience

In order to improve the user experience, we carefully designed the scanner view to accept input codes from the bluetooth scanner to perform searches or stock updates effortless. Just tap on the scanner within the app and start scanning your products with the external bluetooth device to see the action happen.

HID Mode

Human Interface Device.

External Keyboard Simulation

This mode is most common and mostly used as default in barcode scanners. It is most popular due its simplicity of use. It requires no additional steps, no need to check a specific port and read it, in fact, no need for anything, your app can use it already as it is, simply connect your scanner to device running your app, focus on an input field and you can use it, the scanned code will flow straight into that input field like TextWidget.

HID also works well with RFID readers and magnetic stripes readers and it works great with ASCII and some special characters such as page down, key down, enter and tab.

Work Order Management

Pair Bluetooth Barcode Scanner

how to pair bluetooth barcode scanner ios

Set the external bluetooth scanner in discovery mode. Steps will vary depending on the each vendor, check scanner's manual.

  • Turn the scanner on by pressing and holding the power button until you hear two beeps.
  • Press and hold the Power button and the Trigger button at the same time until you hear three beeps.
  • Turn the scanner back on by pressing and holding the power button until you hear two beeps.

Pair the scanner to your iOS device.

  • On your iOS device go to Settings > General > Bluetooth and turn it on.
  • Tap on “Scanner...” to connect the devices.

You can now use the external barcode scanner to input any text anywhere on your iPhone or iPad. You can scan directly to the inventory for business app to perform searches or stock updates.

Important Note: Since the scanner acts as a bluetooth keyboard, iOS will not show the on-screen keyboard. To access the on-screen keyboard you can double tap the power button on the scanner or scan a barcode from the scanner's manual to show the on-screen keyboard.