Scan Barcodes with ShipStation Mobile

Explains how to use the ShipStation Mobile app to scan the ShipStation Scan to View barcodes.

With ShipStation Mobile, you can turn your smart device into a barcode scanner to view or search orders.

Download ShipStation Mobile for iOS or Android, then follow the steps below. 

Scan to View

The Scan to View barcode will pull up that order's details. To use the Scan to View barcodes, go to Orders in the mobile app.

Other Types of Barcodes

You can scan other types of barcode that hold order information. This will act more like a search and bring up a list of orders that fit the parameters. For example, scanning a barcode with item SKU will pull up all orders that include that item SKU.

  1. Tap the vertical ellipsis in the upper right corner and select Scan Barcode.

    Mobile scan barcode action
  2. The mobile app will utilize the device's camera for barcode scanning.

  3. Hover the red line over the barcode.

  4. The app will pull up the order automatically.

The camera is sensitive so the barcode might not be directly under the red line when the scan occurs. This process happens very quickly. View the GIF below to see how it works.

Process to use scan to view on iOS device.