October 19, 2023

Reducing permissions required for initial POS login

In order to set up Shopify POS on a new or updated device, a staff user must log in to the app by entering their email and password. Once logged in and set up, anyone with POS access can unlock the app with their PIN.

What's changed? Previously, logging in to set up the POS app required staff to be granted over 20+ admin permissions. Now, you can grant the ability for your staff to set up POS with one checkbox, without giving them access to privileged admin information.

Note: if you have added apps to POS, you also need to grant the user permisison for those specific apps as well.

Learn more about login requirements in the Shopify Help Center.