- 1. Sign-up & Getting Started
How can I sign-up for a free trial?
What does "domain name" mean ?
Domain Name refers to a unique identical name to your online TruePOS account.
Type your domain name in browser and log on to your account to access and manage your retail store online.
How can I install TruePOS in my system?
TruePOS is an online retail business management software. You do not need any type of installations.
All you need is an internet connection and a web-browser like Firefox, Chrome, Safari or Internet Explorer10.
How soon can I make my first Bills?
TruePOS is designed with care that requires no or minimum computer knowledge. Once you add or import item, customer, and opening stock of the items from a .xls file, you can make your first bill.
Click Working with TruePOS Trial for self-help reference
Why am I getting "Domain name not found" message?
Perhaps, you mistyped your domain name or you might have pressed CTRL+ENTER after typing.
Also the domain name, which is not accessed for more than 45 days, expires automatically.
Send an e-mail to email@example.com from your signed up e-mail address to have us search your domain name and its status for you.
Can I import and export data from TruePOS to other software?
TruePOS allows to import data saved in a .xls file and also to export sales, purchase and other data as a .xls, .ods and .csv file.
Also TruePOS comes with an inbuilt and integrated financial accounting module which leads to automating the total flow from POS to BALANCE SHEET
Can I import Item (also known as SKU or Product), Customer, Supplier details?
Yes, download the corresponding .xls upload sheet, enter the SKUs, Customers and other relevant details and upload into TruePOS.
- 2. Cloud POS & Data Safety
What does cloud POS mean?
Cloud POS refers to the way of managing Point Of Sale activities such as maintaining Customers, Stocks, Sales and others on the internet.
Just imagine as if your retail stores are on the earth, but business information on the cloud so that you do only selling in your retail store but analyse and make decisions at home or while on the move.
What does SaaS mean?
SaaS stands for Software as a Service. TruePOS SaaS is a cloud based POS solution on a centrally hosted server. TruePOS enables you to access all the stores real-time information at any time anywhere just with a browser and the internet connection.
Is TruePOS browser dependent?
No. TruePOS is a browser independent point of sales system. TruePOS works with all the popular browsers such as Firefox, Chrome, Safari or Internet Explorer10
How secured is my data in TruePOS?
All your transactions and other settings are stored in your domain name on centrally secured host in our premises.
Does it wok on iPad?
Currently TruePOS supports only Sales Analysis and other Reports. Sooner you can find the feature-rich TruePOS for iPad Billing and Receiving.
What environment is required to run TruePOS
TruePOS runs on most modern browsers on variety of operating systems such as Mac OS, Windows and Linux. We would recommend latest versions of Chrome, FireFox, Safari and IE (10 and above) for browsers.
- 3. Plans & Pricing
How can I decide the suitable plans?
TruePOS pricing plans are simple and transparent. If yours is a single store, you can choose the "Single Store" plan; otherwise, go for "Multiple Store" plan. The "Free Starter" plan is for very small stores with lesser transactions.
You can also reach our solution experts either by chat/mail/phone to discuss and decide the appropriate plans.
What is FREE "Starter" edition?
The FREE "Starter" costs nothing to use TruePOS; it allows to make upto 100 Sales Bills in a month.
What do User and Register mean?
User refers to the number of persons (cashier, accountant and other workers in your retail) who can log on to your TruePOS account in and off your retail premises. There are two types of users: 1) Register User and 2) Anywhere User
Register refers to the Cash Counters or the Cash Register with computers in which you use TruePOS for billing.
What does "Register" License mean?
Register License refers to the number of Billing Registers that the license is applicable for.
Once you buy a license for a Register, you can set up TruePOS Offline for offline billing and can create any number of Node Users to grant to access the licensed register.
Register User's are limited to access TruePOS only within the corresponding retail facility.
What does "User" License mean?
User License refers to the number of Anywhere Users who can use TruePOS in and off premises. An Anywhere can log on to any licensed Billing Registers.
TruePOS offline billing works only in the licensed Billing Registers.
What does Anywhere User mean?
Anywhere user is a type of access that a user is not restricted and can access to TruePOS on and off a retail premises just with an internet connection.
What does Register User mean?
The Register User is a type of access that the user is restricted to access TruePOS only on-premises that too to a secured billing registers.
The Register Users cannot access TruePOS anywhere, except the Billing Registers they are authorized.
Can I switch from one plan to another plan?
You can upgrade from one plan to another but you cannot downgrade.
If you are using a Starter plan or Single Store, you can upgrade to Single or Multiple Stores plan, respectively.
If you are using Single or Multiple store plan, you cannot downgrade to Starter plan.
Can I upgrade from FREE plan to paid plans later?
You can upgrade from FREE plan to paid plans at any time. Refer //www.gofrugal.com/cloud-solution.html#cloud-pricing for plans and pricing
What is the setup cost or implementation charges?
TruePOS is self servicable SaaS POS solution. You can setup your store yourself easily. If you still need our Solution Experts assistance, you can opt for the same. The minimum charges for remote setup and training is USD 60.00 per 4.00 hours.
What if my 30 day trial TruePOS expires?
After the expiry of your 30 day trial, your TruePOS account will be locked and subsequently after a period (currently 45 days from the Signup date), your domain name will be deleted permanently in order to make the data storage available for active and new TruePOS users.
If you need still more days to evaluate, we can extend another 15 more days for sampling the features.
Is there any minimum contract period in sign-up?
No, there is no minimum contract period in sign-up
Can I increase or decrease Users & Registers?
Yes, you can increase or decrease the number of Users and Register licenses as per your need.
Can I add new stores while I expand?
Yes, you can add new Stores and Distribution Centers. Refer //www.gofrugal.com/cloud-solution.html#cloud-pricing to know the costs of licenses per Stores, Registers and Users.
What is the procedure to change my account?
In your TruePOS account, click Tools > Manage Subscription to buy additional user(s).
Will I be charged for the inactive users?
Yes, charges are applicable as per the number of User (i.e Anywhere User) licenses that you buy irrespective of its status (Active or Inactive). You can revise your User license as per your requirement.
The Inactive 'Register User' account is not considered for pricing.
Will I be charged for the unused periods?
Yes, charges are applicable as per the Register and User license that you buy irrespective of the days that you used. However, you can revise your plan based on your requirement
- 4. Offline Setup & Backup
How does Offline Billing work?
TruePOS enables non-stop billing at the time of poor or no internet connection.
Enable TruePOS offline settings that can switch automatically from offline to online and online to offline depending on the internet connectivity.
Will I lose my offline data, If I clear the history or clear cache?
No, you will not lose your offline data. TruePOS is carefully designed to safeguard your offline bills during poor internet connection and to upload them safely without any loss after resuming moderate internet connection.
Do I have to take backup of sales, customer, and other details?
No, you do not need to take backup of any data. If required, You can get the data by exporting as .csv, .xls or .ods file.
Where will be data stored?
We store and maintain the required master, transaction and other data on your user account at our facilities in the hosted data center.
How secure is my data in your servers?
In order to prevent loss of data due to errors or system failures, we also keep backup copies of data including the contents of your user account. Hence, your files and data remain on our servers even after deletion or termination of your user account.
- 5. Customer Support
How do you give support to me?
We extend our support through E-mail, Live Chat, Phone, online help material and video tutorials
Where I can get help materials?
In TruePOS, each screen has a context sensitive link associated with a online help topic. Click the "?" icon displayed on the top right of the corresponding screen to access. Help
You can also read our help materials from support page for complete self-help reference.
How soon will you resolve my problems or support?
TruePOS has a eminent source of Technical Team and Subject Matter Experts to take care of you and your business inquiries, problems, and requirements.
Any problem or matter that seems like affecting your business or expectation is resolved within a same day or within the promised timeframe. And also, you will receive an email with the status & one-point-contact authority for your claims periodically.
TruePOS team assures the timeliness of product support, solution and delivery.
How will I get trained in TruePOS?
Just send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org for an online-remote training.
* Online Remote Training attracts charges of INR 3000.00 (US $ 60.00) per 4.00 hours.
How long will it take to learn or train my staff in TruePOS?
TruePOS is simple and very user-friendly that it requires minimum or no prior-computer knowledge;
99.4% of billing staff learned TruePOS within few minutes to make POS billing without any difficulties.
Do you have any training programs to get trained?
You can learn TruePOS with online self-help materials in http://help.true-pos.com
If you still need any personalized training session, you can book a training slot with our solution experts.
* Online Remote Training attracts charges of INR 3000.00 (US $ 60.00) per 4.00 hours.
- 6. Features
Do you support multiple currencies in POS billing?
TruePOS supports handling multiple currencies without any deviation in the monetary transaction records. All financial records are viewable both in base currency and in foreign currency in Finance and Account's module.
TruePOS does not support the currencies which require 3 or more decimal places, but sooner you can find the multi-currency flexible TruePOS.
Can I manage multiple stores?
TruePOS has support for not only managing different Branches of a Store but also can support different tax rates applied in the branches as per the tax location where the branches are situated.
What types of stores can TruePOS be used for?
From light weighing flower store to heavy weighing auto mobiles use TruePOS for billing.
TruePOS is right fit solution for
» Electrical & Electronics
» Lifestyle & Fashion
» Quick Service Restaurants
» Grocery and convenience stores
What Tax formats are supported?
TruPOS supports different countries tax formats such as VAT, Service, GST & PST.
All you need is, organize different tax rates per items per tax location. TruePOS takes care of rests in billing. In addition, TruePOS also provides option to change the default tax rate while billing.
What are all the modules available in TruePOS?
TruePOS is complete Retail Management Solution that composes of Sales, Purchase, Inventory, Barcoding & Reports for single and multiple locations with multi-currency handling.
TruePOS comes along with an inbuilt and integrated financial accounting which leads to automating the total flow from POS to BALANCE SHEET.
Can I export data to my accounting solution?
TruePOS allows saving sales, purchase and other data in a .xls, .ods and .csv file. After saving in the desired file, you can export to the application.
Moreover, TruePOS comes with an inbuilt and integrated financial accounting module which leads to automating the total flow from POS to BALANCE SHEET. Currently TruePOS allows you to export only financial accounting transactions to Tally.
- 7. Hardware & POS Devices
What are the minimum system requirements for TruePOS?
TruePOS is a OS independent solution that it does not have any specific system requirements.
TruePOS runs on Windows, Mac and Linux accessed through a web browsers such as Firefox, Chrome, Safari and Internet Explorer 10.
Does TruePOS require an internet connection to access?
Yes, TruePOS needs internet connection and a browser.
What are all the POS devices supported?
TruePOS supports all the Barcode Scanners, Barcode Printers, Weighing Scales, MICR and MSR Readers. Visit http://www.gofrugal/pos-accessories-supported.html for the list of accessories
Does TruePOS support for online processing of credit card transactions?
No, currently TruePOS does not have support for credit card online processing, still TruePOS allows to record the credit card payment details in sales.
What type of printers are supported?
TruePOS supports all types of printers such as Laser Printer, Thermal Printer and the Inkjet printers of all the brands. Visit //www.gofrugal.com/easy-print.html
Do I have to change my bill design or are there any sales invoice/bill print template available?
Whatever is your bill print requirements, pre-printed or check printing or custom designs. Using EasyPrint (an add on to TruePOS for online printing), you can choose any default print designs for purchase invoices, sales bills, delivery notes and such like documents.
Can I print my barcode labels?
TruePOS can handle all the barcodes such as EAN Codes, UPC Codes, IMEI, ISBN or Other Serial Numbers.
You can print barcodes on receiving purchase items or after receiving. Visit //www.gofrugal.com/pos-accessories-supported.html for the list of barcode-printers.