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Why is my iPad keyboard not showing up when using the Socket Mobile Scanner?


  • Retail POS on iPad
  • Socket Mobile Scanner


The Socket Mobile Scanner is set to Keyboard mode. 


Enable iOS mode. Print this page and scan the below barcode. The scanner will beep 3 times to confirm the mode change.

Additional Information

To bring up the keyboard on the iPad while the iPad is on Keyboard mode, double click the power button on the Socket Mobile Scanner. 

Setting up your Socket Mobile Scanner for PC, Mac or iPad

How to switch between iOS and keyboard mode on a Socket Scanner

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