Socket Scanner Configuration Quick Guide

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  • Socket S700
  • Socket Mobile
  • CHS 7ci

This article explains how to configure the Socket mobile s700 Bluetooth (S700) scanner when switching between Application Mode and Basic Mode in both iOS and Android devices. 

  • If the scanner is currently paired with your mobile device, go through the steps to forget the scanner in your device's Bluetooth settings. 
  • Before scanning any command barcode, ensure the scanner is not currently connected to a host computer or device.
  • Consult the booklet with the S700 scanner or visit the Socket Scanner website to view the booklet online. 

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Application Mode

Utilizing your S700 scanner, scan the barcode below. 

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Search for the "Socket Mobile Companion" app in the Apple app store and install it on your device, or scan the QR code below. 

AppleQRcode.png

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Open the app and follow the onscreen steps to setup the app. The scanner is now in Application Mode and can be used within Apple iOS apps. 

After setup is complete, download the Asset Management with RFID app (search for "TIPWeb-IT with RFID"). Refer to the training manual to use the scanner. 

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Basic Mode

When you configure the scanner to Basic Mode, it will be discoverable as a keyboard to Bluetooth host devices. The scanner will work with Notes, Excel, and any other application that supports an active cursor. 

First, complete the steps to forget the scanner in the device's Bluetooth settings and ensure the scanner is not currently connected to a host computer or device.

Then, scan the Basic Mode barcode below. 

BasicModeBarcode.jpg

The scanner is now in Basic Mode. Connect the scanner to any computer with Bluetooth capability. Open the computer's Bluetooth settings and select "Socket" followed by the serial number.

Navigate to your district's Asset Management website. The scanner will scan into all appropriate windows with an active cursor. 

NOTE: If you are unable to connect or pair to host device, turn the host device’s Bluetooth off/on, and/or perform factory reset on the S700 scanner by scanning the factory reset barcode from the scanner’s booklet. Make sure the scanner is not connected to a host computer or device before scanning a command barcode.

Android

Application Mode

Utilizing your S700 scanner, scan the barcode below. 

Androidbarcode.jpg

Search for the "Socket Mobile Companion" app in the Google Play store and install it on your device, or scan the QR code below. 

AndroidQRcode.png

GooglePlayscreenshot.jpg

Open the app and follow the onscreen steps to setup the app. The scanner is now in Application Mode and can be used within Android apps. 

After setup is complete, download the Asset Management with RFID app (search for "TIPWeb-IT with RFID"). Refer to the training manual to use the scanner. 

AssetManagementappAndroid.png.jpg

Basic Mode

When you configure the scanner to Basic Mode, it will be discoverable as a keyboard to Bluetooth host devices. The scanner will work with Notes, Excel, and any other application that supports an active cursor. 

First, complete the steps to forget the scanner in the device's Bluetooth settings and ensure the scanner is not currently connected to a host computer or device.

Then, scan the Basic Mode barcode below. 

Androidbasicbarcode.jpg

The scanner is now in Basic Mode. Connect the scanner to any computer with Bluetooth capability. Open the computer's Bluetooth settings and select "Socket" followed by the serial number.

Navigate to your district's Asset Management website. The scanner will scan into all appropriate windows with an active cursor. 

NOTE: If you are unable to connect or pair to host device, turn the host device’s Bluetooth off/on, and/or perform factory reset on the S700 scanner by scanning the factory reset barcode from the scanner’s booklet. Make sure the scanner is not connected to a host computer or device before scanning a command barcode.

Visit Socket Mobile’s Support Website for the following:

  • Complete your product registration with socket mobile
  • Check the compatibility of socket scanners with your device
  • Verify your socket scanner’s warranty
  • Process a return, repair, or replacement of your socket scanner
  • Find more product documentation
  • And much more!