What You Need

  • An Apple iPad (Compatible iPads).
  • The Shopwave iPad Point of Sale (POS) application installed (How?).
  • A Shopwave owner/manager account (How?).
  • An amazing business idea or thriving shop / store.

Initial Setup

  1. Open the Shopwave POS app on your iPad.
  2. Login with your owner/manager account.
    - Select Login or Register (Under Login using ID option).
    - Enter your user name and password.
    - If prompted, click Allow to link your user account to your Shopwave terminal.
  3. Select a 4 digit user ID and PIN (confirm the PIN when asked).
  4. Run through the configuration tasks below to ensure your point of sale setup is perfect.

Configuration Tasks

Your point of sale can be customised to work in a variety of ways. Change any of the following to perfect the setup for your store.


  1. Choose Your Store (How?).
  2. Configure Branding (How?).
  3. Configure Loyalty (How?).
  4. Configure Messages (How?).
  5. Configure Currency (How?).
  6. Configure Table Management (How?).


  1. Connect Kitchen Display (How?).
  2. Connect Customer Display (How?).
  3. Connect Star Micronics Printer (How?).
  4. Connect Payments (How?).
  5. Choose iPad Case (Bouncepad).

Operating System

  1. Configure Guided Access (How?).
  2. Disable Auto-Lock (How?).
  3. Disable Cover Lock/Unlock (How?).
  4. Connect Bluetooth Devices (How?).
  5. Disable Auto-Updates (How?).
  6. Setup Language (How?).

Next - Learn About Daily Operations

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