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Getting Started With Shopwave Point Of Sale
Getting Started With Shopwave Point Of Sale

A quick guide on how to log in, switch users, setup and customise Shopwave point of sale on iPad.

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Written by Julian Polzella
Updated over a week ago

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 and Logging in 

  • Open the Shopwave POS app on your iPad.

Logging into Shopwave as an existing user

  • Log in to the Shopwave iPad app using your 4 Digit Login ID and Pin. You will be presented with your current product menu.

 1 - Enter 4 Digit User ID

2 - Enter 4 Digit Pin

3 - Logged in and ready to transact

Logging into Shopwave for the First Time

  • Click "login or register with shopwave" under the login using ID button.

  • Enter your email and password, then click login.

  • Follow the registration process to setup a 4 digit ID & PIN for your chosen terminal

  • Select and confirm a four digit ID of your choice.

  • Select and confirm a four digit PIN of your choice.

You are now ready to serve customers! 

Switching Users 

  • Select the ‘USER’ icon at the top right of the screen.

  • Select your name from the list and enter your pin.

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?).

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