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AIYAPOS Offline Mode Makes Your Business More Reliable

Access to the Internet is required since POS management systems rely on an Internet connection to operate and fulfill their tasks. However, one unavoidable dilemma arises in practice: how can you continue to execute transactions and retain customers in the case of an extremely sluggish Internet connection or network outage? AIYAPOS offline mode might assist you in resolving this issue.


 

What is POS offline mode?

POS systems are capable of processing transactions, tracking inventory, and managing customers. The typical point-of-sale system is a cloud-based online POS system that can be accessed from any Internet-connected device. In contrast, an offline POS system may handle offline transactions. This mode is a feature that AIYAPOS provides that allows you to continue operating your business even if your Internet connection breaks. Most significantly, being in offline mode allows businesses to continue processing transactions and operate more smoothly.


Why the POS offline mode is important?

Disruptions to the system can be disastrous in some businesses, such as packed pubs, restaurants rush hour, and cafés. If you are unable to complete an order or transaction while a customer is present, you will not only lose current sales, but you will also lose upsells as a result of a negative customer experience.

However, 100% cloud-based POS systems are now accessible. This implies that if the internet goes down, they will stop working. There are several things that might influence a restaurant’s digital presence. For example, the use of in-store Wi-Fi may cause Internet speeds to slow down. Poor weather such as heavy snow or rain may cause Internet outages. And circuit repair may also cause the suspension of internet usage. Thus Internet slowness or outages are common. Some completely cloud-based POS systems simply will not function after an internet outage. If you can’t complete orders or transactions while consumers are there, you’ll lose a lot of money. A POS system with an offline mode can thus give merchants a more reliable and safe environment in which to conduct business.


 

What can you get from the AIYAPOS offline mode?


1. Processing Offline Payments

One of the main benefits of a POS system with an offline mode is that it allows you to continue accepting and processing payments in the event of disconnection.

This feature will not only help you to continue processing transactions when the Internet is stuck and disconnected, but it will also help you to expand your customer base. For example, when a restaurant promotes an event outdoors on the patio, having the POS system with offline mode means it can complete payments for food quickly, which can also win its business more customers during the lunchtime rush.


2. Access Other POS Terminals


The POS solution offers an offline mode, which enables you to continue processing payments when you are disconnected from the Internet. At the same time, you can continue to use other POS terminals normally such as receipt printers, barcode printers, and kitchen printers for restaurant owners. These are essential to keep your restaurant running!

3. Data Synchronization Automatically When Reconnecting To The Internet

During a power or Internet failure, vital data, and information such as credit card details and inventory information may be lost. However, once you return to the Internet, the AIYAPOS system in offline mode will automatically synchronize your data.



4. Better Customer Experience

Restaurant operations rely heavily on stability, dependability, and efficiency. Using the AIYAPOS system in offline mode allows transactions to be handled fast and effectively, minimizing customer wait times and enhancing overall restaurant performance.

Businesses no longer have to worry about transaction lags caused by network issues, giving you a competitive advantage. This not only enhances the customer experience but also increases customer loyalty.



 

If your restaurant is not yet equipped with offline mode, please contact the AIYA team for more services.



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