About iPad POS Systems
In recent years, Point Of Sale (POS) systems on iPads have become more and more common in the service industry.
There are many reasons that a business may choose to move their systems from a traditional register to a POS system, and the pandemic has acted as a catalyst for this move too.
iPad POS systems are portable, easily customisable, accessible, and reliable. Running your business from one gadget might sound far too good to be true, but with an iPad POS system you can achieve this and change the way you operate your business for the better. Simplify your operations, streamline your processes, and modernise your management with an iPad POS system.
What Is A POS System?
A POS System is a setup that allows you to sell products, take payments, print receipts, and run your day-to-day operations from an iPad. Simply connect your iPad to POS hardware using Bluetooth, and use your iPad to run the software! It truly is that easy to revamp the way you carry out your operations, not to mention the way this move could simplify and improve the way your business runs.
The hardware of your POS system could be any combination of accessories depending on your business’ needs, including but not limited to an iPad, an iPad POS stand, a barcode scanner, a cash drawer, payment and accounting integration, or relevant protective gear. Ultimately, what your hardware setup includes is completely bespoke to your business.
Consider Armourdog to protect your POS iPad. Our protective equipment is tested to military drop test standards, so you know your devices will be in safe hands, no matter whose hands they are in!
How To Turn iPad Into An Effective POS System
There are two components to turn your iPad into a POS system: the hardware and the POS software.
You will need to undertake your own research to find which POS software suits you and your business, and once you have found it you simply download it to your iPad and input all of the required details. Then, it is time to start picking your hardware.
You can run a business from simply an iPad and a card reader if that is all you require, but there are many options for the accessories you may need. That is the beauty of iPad POS systems: they are completely customisable! If all you require is a card reader, there is no obligation to purchase excess equipment, and if you want to change your setup a few months down the line then you are easily able to add more POS hardware to your collection.
To make your iPad into an effective POS system for your business, you need to consider what it is you need. Of course, the iPad is the most important part of the system, then you must think of what comes next. Do you need a cash drawer or a card reader? You may need a barcode scanner, or a receipt printer. Every business is different so they have different operations. Simply consider which pieces of equipment you need to make a sale, and go from there!
Whether you know exactly what kit you need to get started or you’re still browsing, check out our tablet mounts and kiosks. Browse options for how to set your iPad POS system and envision how we can help you to streamline your business operations.
Benefits of iPad POS systems
We have already noted that one of the best things about an iPad POS system is the way users can fully customise the hardware to make a system that works perfectly for them. This is not the only benefit of a POS system operated via an iPad.
iPad POS systems are not only flexible, but are super reliable. Because all of the data is backed up in cloud based storage, your information is fully protected. This means less worrying about how to protect your business and your private information, and more working on what matters most.
As well as this, moving to an iPad POS system is very affordable! Once you have the tablet, everything else can be sourced at very reasonable prices. Make sure to check out our tablet cases and covers and accessories to see which products could help your tablet setup.
You will also be able to use your iPad POS system to view your business operations even when you are not on the premises. Survey your stock, view reports, and look over your day-to-day transactions from home! You will be able to keep tabs on how things are going in the office from anywhere in the world with access through your POS software, allowing you to keep better stock control and view and improve the everyday operations of your business.
Finally, there is an ability to scale your iPad POS system in ways you were unable to with outdated systems. If you need to expand by purchasing more hardware or gadgets, this is simple to do and easy to update and add to!
Why choose Armourdog to protect your iPad?
Armourdog is committed to providing the ultimate protection for you and your business. We have kept our products as affordable as possible without compromising on quality. We have extensive ranges of tablet mounts and kiosks, tablet cases and covers, and accessories for you to browse through, as well as LocPad security enclosures to keep you safe.
Our LocPad security enclosures are here to ensure that while your gadgets are out in the open in your place of work, be that a hospital, restaurant, shop, or warehouse, no one will be able to take your device.
Armourdog for iPad POS systems
We hope that you have been informed by this post, and hope that we have given you a wider understanding of iPad POS systems and how they can change the way you run your business. You should be able to envision your business with a modern twist, and we would love to be the business to help you with this move.
Do you have any questions for us? Do you have a query about a product or the way we work? Please contact us and we will be sure to help you in any way we can.