WAMA can be used with an external USB or Bluetooth barcode scanner or with an Android device with integrated barcode scanner.
Any barcode scanners supporting HID protocol.
In order to use WAMA with an external barcode scanner it needs to be first connected to the android device.
It is important that the scanner inserts a carriage return character after the scanned barcode string. Check the instruction of your scanner device to enable this option if not already available.
Once the scanner is connected or paired to the android device you need to enable it in the WAMA settings.
General and enable the option
Enable a barcode scanner device
Now it is all configured to use the external barcode scanner, just open the Scanner section or the POS section to use the external barcode scanner.
Please note when the external barcode scanner is connected the Android camera is disabled and a screen with a gray background and a barcode scanner icon will be displayed.