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How to manage product barcodes in the Booqable mobile app
How to manage product barcodes in the Booqable mobile app

Learn how to cut the order fulfilment time in half by barcoding products through Booqable's mobile app.

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Written by Nathan Crossley
Updated over a week ago

Adding barcodes to stock items and products is easy with the Booqable iOS & Android app.

You can do everything you need to associate a barcode to an item or product, without the need to use any external equipment or software.

How it works

We recommend ordering sequential barcodes that you can get relatively inexpensively and stick them to your products. See the linked article for advice.

💡Note: Barcodes are only available for Pro and Premium users.

To get started with barcode association, go to your settings and select Set Up Barcodes.

1. Select a product

Once you have clicked Set Up Barcodes, you will be brought to a list of your products, you can click on a product or type in the search bar to find the product you want to add a barcode to.

2. Add a barcode to an order

Once you have selected your product, you need to decide if you want to add a barcode to the product, or add a barcode to a specific stock item.

To move forward click the appropriate Add barcode button, which will open your camera.

3. Scan a barcode

1. To scan a barcode, you need to bring the barcode into view of your camera, the app will automatically detect the barcode and populate the information below the viewport.

2. When you're satisfied that this is correct click Link to associate the barcode.

Now your product has a barcode, you can use the app's built in scanner to assign products to orders or scan products as picked up or returned.

You can see an overview of barcodes associated with stock items on the product screen in the app and on desktop.

4. Edit a barcode

1. To edit a barcode, select the stock item. You can edit the information manually or scan a new barcode using the same process described in the step above.

You're all set!

You have now successfully learned how to manage product barcodes in the Booqable mobile app.

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