Printer setup


Currently only star TSP650II bluetooth printer & Clover built in printer are supported with DEAR POS.


Installing Star TSP650II printer:

  • Pair printer with tablet device as per STAR printer instructions handbook.
  • Within DEAR POS go to Menu > Setup > Printer setup page.


  • In the Printer Name field, enter exactly the same name of the printer as shown in the bluetooth settings of the tablet.
  • Disable simulator mode.
  • Click ''Save''
  • Click 'Test connection' button. If all settings are correct the message about successful connection will appear.
  • Click 'Test print'. If all info is correct a small test receipt will be printed.


If you do not want to physically print to a printer you can switch to ''Simulator'' mode. Similutor mode means that each time you print a receipt it will appear in a pop up screen rather than physically printing to paper.


Installing Clover Printer

Clover printer comes pre-installed, therefore you do not need to perform any manual steps to pair it with your tablet device.

  • Within DEAR POS go to Menu > Setup > Printer setup page.
  • Make sure to select the correct paper width as per instructions manual.
  • Disable simulator mode.
  • Click ''Save''
  • Click 'Test connection' button. If all settings are correct the message about successful connection will appear.
  • Click 'Test Print'. If all info is correct a small test receipt will be printed.

Install barcode scanner

Barcode scanner can be paired with your tablet device according to the barcode scanner manufactures manual.


No special steps are required to be taken within DEAR POS for connection of barcode scanners. Every barcode scanner that can be attached as hardware to your PC/MAC or tablet is supported.


Within DEAR POS go to Menu > Setup > Scanner setup page.


You will be taken to scanner test area where symbols should appear if barcode scanner is attached and you can test scan real barcodes.


iPAD keyboard will be disabled when your device detects another device that acts as a hardware keyboard (most barcode scanners are detected as hardware keyboards). If you want to use your scanner together with the device keyboard you need to switch the 'Enable software keyboard ' option in the setup scanner page.