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How to use barcodes with PayPal Zettle POS for WooCommerce?

PayPal Zettle POS for WooCommerce supports a barcode reader. Product barcodes can be used for scanning products on the point of sale system so you don’t require to search for them, but find them directly. That is why you can add the barcodes in the PayPal Zettle POS integration for WooCommerce to sync them with the PayPal Zettle product library.

The barcode reader is available for Simple and Variable products.

How to use a barcode reader with a simple product?

There are two ways of synchronizing the barcode between WooCommerce and PayPal Zettle for simple products.

The first way is:

  1. Create a simple product or edit an already existing one.
  2. Navigate to the PayPal Zettle integration tab from the Product Data section.
  3. Click the barcode input field and input the desired barcode.
  4. Click Update.

The second way is:

  1. Create a simple product or edit an already existing one.
  2. Navigate to the PayPal Zettle integration tab from the Product Data section.
  3. Click the camera button.
  4. Select Barcode type.
  5. Select Camera and allow in your browser.
  6. Scan the barcode with your camera.
  7. Click Update.

Supported Barcode types are:

  • EAN (13, 8, extended), Code 128, Code 39). Set as Default.
  • Code 128
  • Code 39
  • Code 39 VIN
  • EAN – 13
  • EAN extended
  • EAN – 8
  • UPC – A
  • UPC – E
  • Codebar
  • I2 of 5
  • Standard 2 of 5
  • Code 93

Supported cameras: Multi option.

How to use a barcode reader with a variable product?

There are two ways of synchronizing the barcode between WooCommerce and PayPal Zettle for variable products.

The first way is:

  1. Create a variable product or edit an already existing one.
  2. Navigate to the Variations tab from the Product Data section.
  3. Click the barcode input field and input the desired barcode.
  4. Click Update.

The second way is:

  1. Create a simple product or edit an already existing one.
  2. Navigate to the Variations tab from the Product Data section.
  3. Click the camera button.
  4. Select Barcode type.
  5. Select Camera and allow in your browser.
  6. Scan the barcode with your camera.
  7. Click Update.

Supported Barcode types are:

  • EAN (13, 8, extended), Code 128, Code 39). Set as Default.
  • Code 128
  • Code 39
  • Code 39 VIN
  • EAN – 13
  • EAN extended
  • EAN – 8
  • UPC – A
  • UPC – E
  • Codebar
  • I2 of 5
  • Standard 2 of 5
  • Code 93

Supported cameras: All web browsers supported cameras.

Reminder: when scanning the Barcode, it must be in the complete camera window so that it will be detected correctly. Often issues are experienced while the distance between the bars of the barcode is not detected by incorrect usage of the camera.