RICS>Scan Application Overview

This is a step-by-step guide to review RICS>Scan and complete scanning for a Physical Inventory.  RICS>Scan is available to download for iOS and Android.


Using RICS>Scan

RICS>Scan iOS Pairing

RICS>Scan Android Pairing



1. Open the RICS>Scan App on your iPhone or Android

2. Log in using your credentials for RICS>mPOS (email address field is case sensitive)

NOTE: If you have not setup your mPOS user, please reach out to RICS support (help@ricssoftware.com).



3. Select the location (if applicable)


4. Select the Camera Scanner Option


5. Turn your device horizontally and scan a barcode

NOTE: The device will vibrate and beep with a successful scan; ensure your sound is turned on.

6. Once you complete Scanning, select the “Add Scanned Items” Option


7. When you are ready to upload the scans, select the “Upload” button

NOTE:  You can also adjust the amounts of your item with the "-/+" buttons next to the item amount before uploading.


8. If there are any invalid UPCs, they will be displayed prior to uploading

     a. If you choose to keep the invalid UPCs, they will populate in the UPC Not Found Report

     b. If you choose to delete the UPCs, they will be removed from the upload


9. The app will confirm the total counts uploaded


10. Select "OK"

11. Navigate to the RICS Back Office

12. Navigate to Inventory:: Physical Inventory:: Enter Physical Counts for the location you selected


NOTE: The counts should now display

13. Complete the Physical Inventory process as normal


RICS>Scan iOS Pairing

Follow the steps below to pair your scanner to your iOS Device:

  1. On your device, navigate to Setting :: Bluetooth
  2. Using the scanner, scan the barcode to put the device in paring modePicture1.png
  3. Select the Scanner from the 'Other Device' list to connect it
  4. Once the scanner is connected your device, open the RICS>Scan App
  5. When you first open the app you will see the following message on the bottom of the screen                                          2023-06-29_12-47-00.png  
  6.  After a few seconds, the scanner will beep, and the following message will display:                                                          2023-06-29_12-45-41.png        
  7. Once the scanner is paired to the app, begin scanning


RICS>Scan Android Pairing

Follow the steps below to pair your scanner to your Android Device:

  1. Download the Socket Mobile Companion App from the Google Play Store
  2. Navigate to settings on the device
  3. Open the Bluetooth settings option
  4. Turn on the Scanner
  5. Scan the barcode below:Picture5.png
  6. Once the Scanner appears in the Bluetooth settings, select it to pair
  7. Open the Socket Mobile Companion App. The device should pair with the app automatically
  8. Open the RICS>Scan App. The device should pair with the app automatically.                                                                    2023-06-29_13-13-06.png



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