Default iPad Home Screen

Use the Default Home Screen feature to control which screen appears when employees sign into the register and return to after each transaction. Choose from the Transaction screen, where cashiers ring up sales, the Checks screen, where they view and manage open checks currently saved on the register, or the Tables screen, where they can view the restaurant floor plan, see available and in-use tables and create checks associated to that table.

Note: This feature is only available on the ShopKeep Register for iOS.

Watch our Default Home Screen video below:

Default Home Screen

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Choose a Home Screen

By default, the register’s home screen is set to the Transaction screen. Choose a new default home screen for the register to control what first appears when an employee signs into the register.

  1. Click 'Settings', then 'General'.
  2. Choose from 'Transactions', 'Checks', or 'Tables' as the default home screen.
    • Transaction screen | Where employees ring up sales.
    • Checks screen | Where employees view and manage open checks.
    • Tables screen (BETA) | Where employees view the restaurant table layout and open checks associated with tables on the floor plan.
  3. Scroll to the bottom of the page, then click 'Save'.
  4. In the ShopKeep app, tap ‘Get Updates’ to sync the changes to the register.

    Receiving an error while getting updates? Visit our troubleshooting guide for help.

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Check out our iPad Register FAQ for answers to commonly asked questions about the register.


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