The iPad Register is what cashiers interact with most. Learn what you need to know, like where the Home button is or how to update the iPad’s software.
Check out our best practices guide to learn which iPad models are compatible with ShopKeep.
Table of Contents
From the iPad hardware to settings and apps, continue through the sections below to learn all the basics.
Get to know the ports, plugs, and buttons on your iPad.
The only button on the face of the iPad. This physical button takes you to the main iPad screen with all your icons.
You’ll find volume up/down buttons on the side near the camera. Some iPad models also have a switch that mutes the device or locks the orientation of its screen.
Apple’s standard port for mobile devices since 2012. The lightning connector appears on iPad minis and iPads from the 4th generation on.
This wide, flat connector is standard on Apple mobile devices from 2003 to 2012.
Located on the side (near the camera) is a standard 3.5mm jack that works with everything from headphones to speakers.
Sleep / Wake (Power) Button
Flat button on the frame of the iPad. Tap this to turn the screen off/on or hold it to power down the iPad.
The built-in Settings app is the hub for controlling how the iPad works.
Control the features and functions of your iPad in Settings. It is also where you can connect to a Wi-Fi network with Internet access.
Connect to Wi-Fi
Connect to a Wi-Fi network with internet access to download the ShopKeep app.
1 Tap Wi-Fi to see your nearby networks.
2 Select your network and enter the password to connect.
Apps are programs that run on your iPad and allow it to perform various functions.
Apple’s App Store
The App Store is where you can find, download, and update apps.
ShopKeep Register App
The ShopKeep app is your register. Ring up customers, issue refunds, clock in and out, and lots more.
ShopKeep Pocket App
Use ShopKeep Pocket to check up on how your store is doing in real-time from your iPhone. See your sales totals, transaction count, and more! Check out our ShopKeep Pocket support article for more info.
Browse the App Store to download apps, like ShopKeep, to your iPad.
View our Download & Activate video below:
1 Tap to open the App Store.
2 Tap the search box and type “ShopKeep”.
3 Select “ShopKeep” to visit the download page.
4 Tap GET, then INSTALL to begin downloading.
Update the ShopKeep App
2 Choose Updates in the bottom right corner.
3 Press Update next to the ShopKeep app.
4 Open the app when the download completes.
5 The register will begin upgrading its database.
6 The sign in screen will display when the update is complete.