Basic ordering on an iPhone/iPod

In addition to iPad devices, Lightspeed POS is also supported on iPhone and iPod devices. 

  1. On the Tables screen in Restaurant POS, tap a table to start a new order. The Order screen appears.
  2. How you add items depends on the Show only products in selected category setting. See Device Settings.

    • If enabled: The products in the first category are displayed. To view the category list, swipe to the right and then swipe vertically to browse through the categories. Select a category to view its products.


    • If disabled: All categories and their associated products are displayed. Swipe down to cycle through the products.


  3. Tap a product and the + button to add it to the order. You can change the quantity of the item with the + and - buttons.

    You can also add products to an order by using the product ID or PLU. See Adding Products to an Order using Product IDs.

  4. To review the order items list, swipe right or tap View Order.

  5. Tap Send-Bar or Send-Kitchen to start the order preparation process. After an order has been sent to the bar/kitchen, it will show as greyed-out in the order list. 

    NOTE: If you have specified course numbers for your categories/products, a courses popup appears when you print an order to the kitchen. For more information on the courses popup, see Sorting and Saving Courses. After confirming or editing the course order, tap Print to send the order to the kitchen.


  6. Take payment for the order. See Taking Payments and Tips.

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