How to pair with an LLRP scanner via the SDM on Android (Cloud-In-Hand Mobile Grid)

This app note walks you through the process of pairing an LLRP based scanner to the Serial Device Manager (SDM) on Android. The SDM is a core component of Serialio’s Android applications, including SerialMagic Gears, iScanBrowser, Cloud-In-Hand Mobile Grid, and Cloud-In-Hand Mobile Attendance. For the purposes of this note, we’ve used Cloud-In-Hand Mobile Grid, but this feature is available on all Serialio Android applications that have the SDM. 1. Launch Cloud-In-Hand Mobile Grid. 2. Navigate to the SDM by tapping on the SDM icon. 3. Once on the SDM view, tap

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How to activate SerialMagic Gears (Android)

If you haven’t already, download the SerialMagic Gears from or the Google Play Store and launch it. Open the sidebar menu and tap on Registration. Here your hardware ID is referred to as “Device ID.” Copy (or write down) the ID value and provide it to the Serialio representative you are working with. We’ll use your hardware ID to generate a license key unique to your device. Paste (or type in) this license key into the field beneath Registration Key and tap Register. Looking for how to activate SerialMagic Professional for

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SerialMagic API Overview for Android

This page outlines the SerialMagic engine API interface on Android. The SerialMagic engine API provides a way to use and interact with barcode and RFID scanners. On Android, the SerialMagic API is provided using SerialMagic Gears and Android Intents.  Download the SerialMagic Gears / API Android project and source files. View SerialMagic Gears on Android setup and use-case example.

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SerialMagic Gears API Use-Case Example: Using the Scanfob 2006 in Bluetooth SPP Mode to Scan into Any Application

This article demonstrates some of the capabilities of the SerialMagic Gears application (as well as the SerialMagic API for Android). For this demonstration, we will be using a Scanfob 2006 Bluetooth barcode scanner in Bluetooth SPP mode and a Samsung Note8 running Android 8.1.  Table of contents Preparation Quick Setup Connection Quick Setup Settings Device Specific Settings Common Device Settings Common App Settings Quick Setup Finish Wizard SerialMagic Keys Preparation Install SerialMagic Gears (click here to download).  Configure the Scanfob 2006 for SPP mode by scanning the “Bluetooth SPP” control code from

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How to Submit a Log for iScanBrowser (iOS)

1. Navigate to iScanBrowser’s settings page by tapping on the gear icon located on the floating taskbar. 2. Scroll down to the bottom of the settings page until you see a button labeled “Upload log to cloud.” 3. Tap on “Upload log to cloud.” 4. Enter your name (so we know who to associate the log or bug report with) and the password for log uploading. You can get the log password from the Serialio representative you’re working with. If you aren’t currently working with a Serialio representative, email us

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iScanBrowser Appearance Settings (iOS)

This document provides information regarding the appearance settings for iScanBrowser (iOS). To access iScanBrowser’s appearance settings, navigate to iScanBrowser’s settings page by tapping on the gear icon located on the floating taskbar. Then locate the section labeled “Appearance Settings.” Enable Fullscreen Mode To enable fullscreen mode, toggle the slider to the far right of “Fullscreen.” Enable Orientation Lock To enable orientation lock, tap on the option labeled “Orientation lock.” Then select the mode in which you want to lock the orientation: System orientation (default) Portrait Portrait Upside Down Landscape left

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iScanBrowser Web Form Rules (iOS)

This documentation provides information and instruction pertaining to iScanBrowser’s Web From Rules. About Web Form Rules Web Form Rules are divided into two categories; Active Page Rules and New Page Rules. Active Page Rules are used to send data from the scanner to the currently loaded web page. New Page Rules will load a new URL and set the value of the target input to the new page. When new data is sent from a scanner, the application first goes through a list of Active Page Rules, trying to apply

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iScanBrowser Triggers (iOS)

iScanBrowser triggers allow you to map a specific button (either in the floating taskbar or floating) to trigger a read action to the associated barcode scanner, RFID scanner, or UniMag reader. The floating trigger can also be assigned to trigger a read from the iOS CoreNFC reader. To access iScanBrowser’s trigger settings, navigate to iScanBrowser’s settings page by tapping on the gear icon located on the floating taskbar. Then locate the subsection labeled “Triggers Scanner Setup.” About the Triggers Trigger #1 — RFID Trigger #1 can be assigned to any

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iScanBrowser Serial Device Manager (iOS)

This document provides information and instruction related to using the Serial Device Manager (SDM) for iOS, which is built into iScanBrowser. You can access the SDM by tapping on the SDM icon from the floating taskbar. Pair with a Bluetooth Device The main page of the Serial Device Manager is where you’ll be able to pair with, manage, and disconnect from your Bluetooth devices. Scanners in HID mode (already paired within iOS Bluetooth Settings) will appear beneath “CONNECTED DEVICES,” scanners in MFi mode, will appear in the section labeled “MFi

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