Setting up the Zebra ZD410 on an iPad

Set up a Bluetooth-enabled Zebra ZD410 label printer for label printing capabilities in the Retail Manager mode of your Retail POS App.

Setting up your Zebra ZD410 involves the following steps which are described in greater detail below:

  1. Connect your printer
  2. Insert your label roll
  3. Calibrate your printer
  4. Print a Network Configuration report
  5. Pair your printer to your iPad and Print Labels

NOTE: Only one iPad can pair to your Zebra ZD410 at a time.

Additional reference material for the Zebra ZD410

1. Connect your Zebra ZD410 printer

Follow the steps below to connect the printer into an AC electrical outlet. The light on the power cycle rectangle will turn green.

2. Insert your Zebra ZD410 label roll

  1. To open the printer's lid, pull the yellow latches towards you and lift the lid upwards.
  2. Pull the yellow roll guides apart and insert the roll with the labels face up.
  3. Release the the roll guides and push them together to make sure the roll is secure and turning freely.
  4. Pull the labels out past the cutter at the front of the printer.
  5. Push the labels under the roll guides.
  6. Flip the labels up to adjust the media sensor accordingly:
    • Normal, small, and alternative labels: align it to the default center position.
    • Jewelry labels: align it to the center of the label's black marks.

  7. Push the lid down to snap both yellow latches shut.

3. Calibrate your Zebra ZD410

For the printer to recognize the size of your labels, perform an initial calibration:

  1. Follow the steps above to insert your label roll.
  2. Press the power button and wait for the solid green status indicator light.
  3. Hold the pause and cancel buttons down for 2 seconds and let go. The printer will measure and feed a few blank labels.
  4. Once the printer stops and the status indicator light is solid green, the calibration is complete.

NOTE: An initial calibration is necessary when the new roll is a different label size. You do not need to calibrate after inserting a new roll of the same label size. The printer will automatically adjust or you can press the feed button twice before printing. If you are using a Zebra LP2824 Plus, hold down the green feed button and release after the status light ring flashes once and then twice.

4. Print a Network Configuration report

To make sure your printer has its Bluetooth radio installed and discovery mode enabled, print a Network Configuration report:

  1. Follow the steps above to insert your label roll.
  2. Press the power button and wait for the solid green status indicator light.
  3. Hold the feed and cancel buttons down for 2 seconds and let go. The Network Configuration report will print.
  4. In the BLUETOOTH section, make sure that DISCOVERABLE is ON.
  5. If it is not ON, follow the instructions on page 20 of Zebra's full Wireless Guide to change its Bluetooth settings.

5. Pair your Zebra ZD410 printer to your iPad and Print Labels

  1. In your iPad, tap Settings > Bluetooth.

  2. Make sure your Bluetooth is enabled and green.
  3. In the Devices list, tap your Zebra ZD410 printer. It will show as connected in the My Devices list.

    NOTE: By default, your printer's name is the serial number of your printer. You can find its serial number on the sticker underneath your printer.

  4. Once the printer is connected, open your Retail POS App.
  5. In the top left, tap the Lightspeed logo.
  6. To enter the Retail Manager mode, tap Retail Manager.
  7. Tap on Inventory Print Labels.
  8. Tap the Print All button or the Label icon to the left of an Item Description.

    NOTE: If you don't see Items in your list, go to Printing labels to build a label queue. The article also includes more information on other sections in Retail Manager mode where you can print labels to your Zebra ZD410 printer.

  9. In the print prompt, your printer and label size will automatically select.

    NOTE: You can change the label size from the print prompt.

  10. Tap Print to print a test label.

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