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Scanning a Barcode

Scanning a barcode with Mobile Worx can have a huge impact on productivity and accuracy. You can use the camera on your mobile device or a third-party Bluetooth scanning device. Before you can scan a barcode please review Getting Started with Barcoding. *Note: Barcode scanning is not available in offline mode.

Scanning a Barcode from the Dashboard

Watch the Video Tutorial:

 

  • From the Actions section of the Dashboard, tap TAP TO SCAN. Your mobile device will open your preferred scanning method.
  • Place the device across the barcode and hold your device steady.

 

Scanning an Asset

  • The barcode will scan and automatically bring you to the Asset page which displays asset information, open work orders, and asset work order history.

Scanning a Location

  • The barcode will scan and automatically bring you to the Location page which displays location information, open work orders, and past work orders.

Scanning an Inventory Item

  • The barcode will scan and automatically bring you to the inventory item page which displays the current count in TheWorxHub.

Linking Assets or Inventory from a Work Order

When working with a work order in Mobile Worx, you can use barcoding to link assets and inventory to the work order.

  • While viewing a work order in Mobile Worx, tap the Link Assets or Assign Inventory panel to link an asset or inventory item to the work order.
  • Tap TAP TO SCAN. Your mobile device will open your preferred scanning method.

  • Place the device across the barcode and hold your device steady.

 

 

  • The barcode will scan and automatically display the item details on the screen. For inventory items, a quantity of 1 will be assigned to the work order. This can be changed by tapping on the 1 and entering the desired quantity. *Note: Once the work order is marked complete in Mobile Worx, the inventory's Action field will change to Consumed and decrease the on hand quantity.
  • Tap Done at the top to link the item, or tap Add More to continue adding more items.