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WooCommerce iOS App is here!

It’s here, it’s here, it’s finally here!

The official WooCommerce iOS App has now been released, and we couldn’t be more pumped up to share the juicy details with you. You can check out our product page, or keep reading for the run-down.

Who is the WooCommerce iOS App for?

We’ve partnered with WooThemes to release the official iOS app for WooCommerce and to continue building the app for complete store management capabilities. The WooCommerce iOS app is meant to make it easier for store owners and managers to stay on top of their store and new orders on-the-go. The app lets you stay up-to-date with incoming orders, inventory, and customer information. If you have an iPhone or iPod touch running iOS7 or newer, then this app’s for you!

What does it do?

Connect Multiple Stores
The app lets you easily connect your iPhone or iPod to your WooCommerce store without the need to install plugins or go through tons of integration setup. Just generate your API keys for your WooCommerce site from Users > Your Profile, and you’ll be able to save these in the app to connect your store:

WooCommerce iOS App Generate API Keys

Once you’ve set up your first store, you can entirely manage it or add up to 4 stores to manage from within the app.
WooCommerce iOS App Add more Stores

You can view a Store Dashboard to get an idea of total sales, new orders and customers, and quick-view orders with pending, processing, or on-hold statuses. You can change the dashboard to view today, the past 7 days, or the current month.

Instead of the Dashboard view, you can use the “Orders” view or the “Products” view:


WooCommerce iOS App Dashboard view

WooCommerce iOS App Orders view

WooCommerce iOS Products View

Each of these will let you see a total list of orders or products, and from here you can view more information about each.

For example, you can click on an order to get more information, such as customer info, payment and shipping methods, any notes added by customers, or view all order notes to get an idea of the order history:

WooCommerce iOS App View order details

You can view product details by tapping a product from the products list instead. This will let you view all general product details, such as pricing, shipping dimensions and classes, and SKUs. You can also tab over to view product inventory to check stock or view product variations.

What’s Coming Soon?

We’re currently working with WooThemes to add more information to the WooCommerce REST API, which in turn allows us to add more to the iOS app (the app needs the REST API to pull information about your store out of your site). Max is contributing time towards adding the ability to update order information and change order statuses to the API, which will allow us to add the ability to update orders within the app.

This is our biggest goal for the moment, as we know how valuable it will be for store owners to update orders from the warehouse or stockroom as they’re being fulfilled. This round of updates may also include push notifications for new orders as well as the ability to view full customer details (you can view basic details and lifetime order value currently).

WooThemes has their team working on the products part of the API. One of our longer-term goals is the ability to create and update products directly from the app so that you can photograph new products as you get them, and add them to your store right from your phone. This isn’t planned in the next scheduled update to WooCommerce iOS, but is something we’re working towards for a future release.

Get it!

You can purchase the app now to get started, and you’ll have access to these new updates as they’re released! Check it out in the app store for $4.99 and let us know what you think ๐Ÿ™‚ .

37 Comments

  • Mark 3 years ago

    Hi,

    I installed it, and try to connect to my shop but get the message al the time:

    Invalid key or secret.

    I already tried to generate new ones multiple times as well… just get stuck with the same message…

    Any ideas?

    – Mark

    • Beka Rice 3 years ago

      Hey Mark, we’d be happy to help out! Can you please fill out this form so that we have the needed details? Thanks!

      • Mark 3 years ago

        Thanks for the fast reply Beka, I just filled out the form.

  • Alex 3 years ago

    Why support for only 4 stores?

    • Beka Rice 3 years ago

      Hey Alex! There’s a bit of a technical implementation here in terms of speed. As you add more stores, the app will slow down and we want to keep performance stable (4 seems to be the happy point where performance is not affected, but more slows the app down). We are trying to find a way to add more stores with the same performance in the future. Out of curiosity, how many stores would you like to be able to add?

      • Tinkerswitch 2 years ago

        Hi Beka,

        Sorry for missing your reply 5 months ago! I currently have 4 active clients (websites that I develop and manage) using WooCommerce with a few more in development currently. 10 might be a good number for me. Well until it’s not of course ๐Ÿ˜‰

  • Ken Richman 3 years ago

    Congratulations! I will surely get all of my WooCommerce clients interested in this straight away.
    Murphy’s Law that you announce on Twitter at almost exactly the same time I launched my own WooCommerce product – ProductPrint Pro – but one more good reason (make that TWO more good reasons) why working with WooCommerce has to be the way to go for e-Commerce.

    Will there be an Android version?

    • Beka Rice 3 years ago

      Hey Ken, thanks and congrats on your launch as well! We’re working on iOS / REST API development first, then eventually can make the transition into Android. Development and designing a UX for Android is more difficult, and we work with an awesome iOS dev so it was a natural fit to do that first and use it to drive the REST API forward (which is actually the limiting factor in this entire thing). So short answer: yes, but not in the immediate future.

      • Brandon 3 years ago

        Congratulations on your launch, will need to wait for android app.

    • Celal Cengiz 2 years ago

      I found an app for Android it looks OK. You can check the app from Play Store: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.turgutsaricam.wooandroid

      • Svein 2 years ago

        That app is totally different. It is a shopping app so that your customers can buy from your shop via the app.

  • Hannu Salminen 3 years ago

    Is there way to switch the currency from USD to EUR? We are using euros in our web shop but the currency in the app is in dollars… Thanks!

  • Matt 3 years ago

    Love your new app, and you long term plans (adding products from your iPhone) will make WooCommerce an even greater solution for (even more) users. Thanks a lot for doing this!

    On short term, I really miss history data for previous months – you can only view graphs for today, 7 days or this month. I don’t know whether it’s a limitation in the REST API, and I’m sure you already have this on your todo list… but being able to easily cycle through previous months with arrow keys and a “year view” would be a great addition to the current views.

    Keep on the great work,

    Matt

    • Beka Rice 3 years ago

      Hey Matt, thanks so much for the kind words and the great feedback! You bring up a great point about history, and we do have plans to add the custom date range in addition to the options we already have for reporting (which would allow you to view the past year or a range of your choice). I’m not sure if this will be in the next round of updates, as we’re keen to add the ability to update orders and get push notification as fast as possible, but if not it will follow shortly after!

  • rob Nieuwenhuizen 3 years ago

    Nice app, bright and clear layout.
    But we are missing the notifications (and other functionality).
    I understood this is not yet possible. But as said:
    “The $5 for this app includes those future updates, a small cost that we feel is worth it for store owners that need mobile access to their store data.”
    and your article is from July 14th, when can we expect them?
    (I have bought the app and can’t wait) Keep up the good work!

    • Beka Rice 3 years ago

      Hey Rob, thanks so much for your feedback! We’ve got the next version in beta, so we’ll submit this to Apple as soon as we’re done with testing. Unfortunately, we’ve learned that mobile apps take longer with development cycles, as we have to wait a week before updates are released after submitting them. As such, we’ve decided that our testing phases should be as rigorous as possible since we can’t push updates quickly if there’s an issue.

      I understand that it’s frustrating to see delays in these features, but we’d rather ensure that there are no issues when released. We’ll release the order update functionality first as part of v1.1, as we’re still testing the push notification functionality and tweaking it (which will now be v1.2 to follow soon after). Our testing should wrap up by the end of the month, and we’ll be submitting the next version!

      • Rob 3 years ago

        Hi Beka, thanks for your quick response. I understand that it is impossible to give us an exact timepath, but i’m happy with your answer that we can expect the new version pretty soon! (by end of the month you mean october right? ๐Ÿ˜‰
        And i guess others will be pleased to read this as well.

        • Beka Rice 3 years ago

          Yep, we’ll be submitting it for review then, and we’ll have an announcement ready as soon as Apple approves it ๐Ÿ™‚ (which will take about a week after we submit it).

          • rob Nieuwenhuizen 2 years ago

            ๐Ÿ™‚ Top!
            Thanx, can’t wait for the notifications update…

  • Cliff Kujala 2 years ago

    What’s the future of this App look like? I see it has been pulled from the iOS App Store.

  • Daniel 2 years ago

    Hi,

    I installed it, and try to connect to my shop but get the message al the time:

    Setup Failure

    An error occurred during setup for this shop.

    Any ideas?

  • Svein 2 years ago

    How about that Android app? Is it ready? It has been a year since the app for the minority phone os came out (yes, Android has more than 80% of the market). So the majority of smart phone users out there would love to see this app as well ๐Ÿ™‚

    Developing for Android is more difficult than for iOS if you ask an iOS developer. But if you ask someone that really knows their stuff, they will tell you that some things are harder on iOS and some on Android. And that the differences are small. So there are no excuses for not developing for Android… Given the market share, I would rather say that you should develop for Android first! ๐Ÿ™‚

  • sharon 2 years ago

    when exactly will the next update include push notifications?

  • aaron 2 years ago

    I bought your WooCommerce app and I cannot get it to connect to my store. I’ve generated several keys, quit the app and restarted, deleted the app and redownloaded and I keep getting “Setup Failure” An error occurred during setup for this shop.”

    Please help me.

  • Cliff Kujala 2 years ago

    I’m in the same boat Aaron. My webserver is setup to force everything over SSL, and this causes the iOS App to not work.

  • Jane 2 years ago

    Hi,

    I have a webstore that uses woocommerce and currently I have some resellers. I would like to ask, are these apps can be used only to view the inventory?

    I want to use these apps for my resellers so that they could see the stock directly without us should send an email again.

    Thank You.

  • Arek Wojdylo 1 year ago

    Hello, I am very new in woo commerce environment. I am after an option to notify me on my iphone that my item has been just sold. Is it the right app? Thank you.

    • Beka Rice 1 year ago

      Hey there, we sold the app so I’m not sure if they’ve added push notifications or not yet. I’d keep an eye on it for when push notifications are added if not, which would notify you of orders.

  • Thorsten Hunsicker 1 year ago

    Hi there,
    will you also be creating an Android App version? I guess Automattic has bought the iOS version.. likely they will buy an Android version as well, hm?

  • Sander 12 months ago

    When is product editing available?

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