Introducing Barcode Scanning – Only From PayAnywhere

By Shaun Burke on
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PayAnywhere Version 5.0 allows your to add items to a shopping cart simply by scanning a barcode with the camera on your iOS or Android device or a compatible Bluetooth scanner.

Here's a quick barcode scanning tutorial:


  • Make sure you have the latest version of the PayAnywhere app, Version 5.0.
  • Launch the PayAnywhere app. If you are using your device’s camera as your default scanner, you’ll be asked to grant the app access to that camera. You can also scan items with the Socket Mobile 7Ci CX2870-1409 scanner, available from third-party sites like
  • For instructions on connecting the scanner to your iOS device, click here.
  • For instructions on connecting the scanner to your Android device, click here.


  • To add an item to your cart: On the Sell screen, tap the barcode icon. Scan the item’s barcode to add it to your cart. If the item is not already in your library, you can add it to the library and your cart at the same time.
  • To add a barcode to an existing item: In Edit Mode, under Item > Prices, tap on the “Barcode” field. You can then manually enter in a barcode or select “Use Camera to Scan Barcode.”