Retail | Connecting Your DuraScan Socket Mobile Scanner to an iPhone

This article will guide you through how to connect your DuraScan Socket Mobile scanner to a computer and where it can be used on using a mobile web browser on an iPhone.

  • NOTE: To connect other models of Socket Mobile scanners, please refer to the Socket Mobile site

Connecting the Socket Mobile to an iPhone

1. If your Socket Mobile scanner has already been connected to a deviceturn off the Bluetooth connection with that device and factory reset the Socket Mobile scanner:

  • Power on the scanner
  • Hold both the scanner button & power button simultaneously until it beeps and turns off
  • Power on the Socket Mobile scanner, the blue Bluetooth light should be blinking 

If your Socket Mobile scanner is not already connected to a device, skip to step 2.

2. Power on the scanner. Make sure the scanner is discoverable (unpaired). The blue light should be blinking fast.

3. On your iPhone, enable Bluetooth. Go to Settings > Bluetooth.

4. Select Socket D740[xxxxxx] in the list of other devices found. After a few seconds, the device will connect and the LED will stop blinking and turn solid blue.

  • NOTE: The characters in brackets are the last 6 characters of the Bluetooth Address.

5. Open in a mobile web browser and you're ready to scan! 

If the above doesn't work, try the steps below

1. Remove/forget any socket mobile device in your Bluetooth 
2. Turn off, then turn on your socket mobile device and scan the barcode below:

Connecting Your DuraScan Socket Mobile Scanner to a Computer 1
3. After scanning, turn on your Bluetooth and connect socket mobile device
4. This should show the connection as a "Keyboard" and a solid blue light

Now you are ready to scan barcodes.
Using the Socket Mobile with an iPhone

In BLAZE Retail using a mobile web browser on an iPhone, we have implemented the ability to scan barcodes to aid in transfers, product searches, and order fulfillment. The sections below are where the scanners can be used. Navigate to the desired section to learn more. 

Inventory Transfers

Here, we can scan batch barcodes and add the related batch for transfer from the inventory selected.

Products in Inventory

Here, we can scan the barcode and it redirects to the product detail page if the product exists. Otherwise, it will throw an error message. 

Fulfilling Transactions

When fulfilling transactions / orders, we can scan the batch barcode to fulfill a particular product. After fulfilling all the products in the cart, we can fulfill the completed order.

Order Processing

After starting / resuming a transaction from the POS section, we can add the product to the cart by scanning its batch's barcode.