How to Import EPOS Data
This tutorial will show you how to import your inventory data to another copy of the Ebmbook EPOS Software.
- Settings: First access the Settings screen by clicking the icon on the top left of the screen.
- Importing data to Ebmbook EPOS: Locate the Import to Ebmbook section of the Settings screen and click on it (circled in red):
You’ll end up in the Import or Restore Data screen. You must select a folder to move the ‘data’ and ‘media’ sub-folders into (see the tutorial: How to Backup EPOS Data for more). To do this, click the dark blue ‘Select or Change Directory‘ button (circled in red):
A pop-up window, ‘Select Folder‘, will appear. Use this to locate the folder you want to import your data from:
For this example, I proceeded to use my USB (‘BLANKSVILLE’) to import the data, which needs to be in CSV format, otherwise the process won’t work. The location and sub-folders (‘data’ for the CSV spreadsheet files, and ‘media’ for the )
Back in the Import or Restore Data screen, click the red ‘Start Import Data’ button, which is circled in red, to begin the process of importing data into Ebmbook EPOS:
A reminder: This tutorial is written with the notion that you’re accessing the Ebmbook software through a PC or laptop. If you are using a touchscreen terminal, tablet or smartphone, the same directions apply but with your finger instead of the mouse.