Ending Your Day

Once a business day is over, end your day in the ShopKeep Register app by running a Register Shift Report to view the activity that occurred during the shift, closing the register shift to prevent additional transactions from being performed, and clocking out to record a time clock punch.

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Run a Register Shift Report

This printable report tracks activity that occurs on a specific register during a register shift, including details such as sale and return totals for the shift. Managers can view the report for all staff activity or filter it by employee, but cashiers can only see their own report. Run this report before or after closing the register shift as needed.

Attention multi-register users:

Sales and returns appear on the shift report of the register where they are closed. To avoid having to add multiple shift reports together later, we recommend closing transactions from a single register.

  1. Tap 'Register Shift Report' on the Main Menu (iOS) or register menu (Android).
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  2. Review the activity that has taken place on that register during the register shift.

    The Register Shift Report, also known as an X or Z report, tracks sales, returns, pay ins, payouts, safe drops, voids, deleted items, items from discarded transactions, and saved sales as well as the opening and expected cash drawer amounts and, if applicable, overages/shortages.

    For a breakdown of each part of the report, visit our X and Z Reports article.

    • Register Managers see totals for all employees but can select a specific employee to filter the report.
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  3. (Optional) Tap 'Print X Report' or 'Print Z Report' to print a copy to a connected receipt printer.

    If you have issues printing the report, visit one of our printer troubleshooting guides for help.

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Close the Register Shift

A Register Manager must close the register shift to end each business day in the ShopKeep Register app. After a register shift is closed, cashiers will not be able to run more transactions until the next shift is opened.

  1. Count the amount of cash in the drawer for a register.
  2. Sign into the register as a Register Manager.
  3. Tap 'Close Register Shift' on the Main Menu (iOS) or register menu (Android).

    If ‘Open Register Shift’ appears instead, the register shift is already closed.

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  4. Enter the closing cash amount, then tap 'Close Shift'.
    • The closing drawer amount cannot be changed after closing the register shift.
    • If using integrated credit card payments, there is no need to also close a credit card batch. The batch will automatically close just after midnight by default.
    • Having issues closing the register shift? visit our Manager Functions Troubleshooting guide for help.

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  5. If using the Android ShopKeep Register app, tap ‘Yes’ to confirm the closing amount.
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  6. (Optional) Tap 'Print Z Report' to print a Register Shift Report to a connected receipt printer.

    Z reports recap the entire register shift and tell you if the drawer total was over or under the expected amount. Visit the X and Z Reports article to learn how to reprint a previous shift’s Z report.

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  7. If using the Android ShopKeep Register app, tap the back button to return to the register menu.
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  8. (Optional) Tap 'Sign Out' on the Main Menu (iOS) or register menu (Android) to go to the sign-in screen.

    Signing out ensures other employees will need to enter their unique register code to access the register.

    ‘Sign Out’ is only available when more than 1 employee is set up in BackOffice.

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Clock Out

If using the time clock feature, employees must clock out with their unique register code to record an end of day clock punch before leaving work. All staff, cashiers and managers alike, clock out the same way.

Time clock use requires an active internet connection at the register and more than 1 employee set up in BackOffice. Without internet, clock punches will not be recorded or synced to the BackOffice Time Clock report.

  1. From the sign-in screen, enter a register code, and tap 'Clock Out' (iOS) or ‘Out’ (Android).

    Don’t know your register code? Find it on the BackOffice Staff List. Learn how to access the Staff List here.

    If staff clock out at the wrong time or have other time clock issues, visit our troubleshooting guide for help.

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  2. Tap ‘OK’ to dismiss the clock punch notification, or tap ‘Print’ to print a chit to a connected receipt printer confirming the punch.
    • Employees must be clocked in to be able to clock out and vice versa.
    • Don’t have a receipt printer? Take a screenshot or photo of the screen.
      For help taking screenshots, visit Apple Support or Android Help.
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Have questions about using the ShopKeep Register app? Visit our FAQ for answers.