Lightspeed Release Notes

Lightspeed Restaurant POS 3.22 & Restaurant Manager 4.22

Lightspeed Restaurant POS app 3.22

New features:

  • New simplified workflow for taking payment from one seat (single seat check-out), while the rest of the table continues ordering. You can view a video of this feature here.
  • New integrated payment system supported (in Belgium): Wordline Yoximo/Yomani
    • At the moment, only one terminal per iPad is supported.
  • Adding takeout and delivery notes via the API is now supported
  • New setting that allows payments and tips to be assigned to the table owner, even if payment is taken by another user

Lightspeed Restaurant Manager 4.22

New features:

  • Customer  history: It is now possible to view and export a customer’s sales history; the information can be filtered to show only tabs or credit history.

Reporting improvements:

  • Start and end times can now be defined for default shifts in Shift reports
  • Shift settings can now be saved for use in future reports

Lightspeed Restaurant POS 3.21 & Restaurant Manager 4.21

Lightspeed Restaurant POS app 3.21

New features:

  • Refund customer credit: It is now possible to refund a credit to a customer, in exchange for cash or another payment type.
  • The total amount due is now displayed prominently on all receipt screens.

Bug fixes:

  • Fixed an issue where rotating the device while on the Floor screen and then returning to the Login screen, caused the app to crash.
  • Fixed an issue where adding the same menu item multiple times to a receipt caused all items to be deselected.
  • Fixed an issue where taking payment for a takeout/delivery order from the Takeout/Delivery screen and then clicking receipt removed all items from the receipt.
  • Improved memory usage with multiple user images on the Login screen
  • The Number of Customers popup is no longer displayed for bar tables (when the Company setting is enabled).
  • Fixed an issue where the Login screen could cause the app to crash for accounts with a large number of users.
  • The Void payment function is no longer available with the Put on Tab and Use Credit payment options, as voided payments were not reflected on a customer’s credit balance.
  • Fixed an issue where the wrong receipt was displayed when long-pressing on a table: new receipt was displayed instead of the finalized receipt.

Lightspeed Restaurant Manager 4.21

New features:

  • The pop-up for entering the number of customers can now be disabled for bar tables.
  • iPad Pro formatting: Restaurant Manager is now formatted for iPad Pro.
  • Reporting improvements: Printing/exporting to PDF now available.

Bug fixes:

  • Fixed an issue where adding modifiers to menu items caused Blackbox tickets to not print.
  • Fixed layout/display issues with dialog when creating Combo or Choice menu items.
  • Added company timezone support in reports.
  • Fixed issue with tax rates being applied incorrectly.
  • Fixed cryptic message displayed when assigning empty orders to a room.
  • Fixed an issue where adding a new printer did not save the printer information correctly.

Lightspeed Retail 2016.10

New Features

  • The ability to create custom employee roles is now available.
  • The ability to import up to 500 rows using the Purchase Order Import function is now available.

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed an issue where the sample Purchase Order import file was not downloading.
  • Fixed an issue where the Inventory Received report was not correctly recognizing manually added inventory.
  • Fixed an issue where archiving a discount assigned to a customer type did not remove the discount from the customer profile.

Lightspeed Retail 2016.9

New Features

  • Users can now add a reference number to a purchase order
  • As of this release customers will no longer be able to self-install Web Store. If you require help with Web Store please contact Support.

Bug Fixes

  • Retail POS now consistently displays the GBP correctly in for UK Accounts

Lightspeed Retail POS app 2.6

Mar 7, 2016

  • Redesigned Settings screen for easier and better card reader/payment terminal selection
  • Bug fixes

Lightspeed Retail POS app 2.6.1

April 25, 2016

  • More integrated payment processing options
    • Accept credit card payments with iZettle
    • Pair Dejavoo Z9 terminals with your iPad
  • Minor bug fixes and localization improvements

Lightspeed Retail 2016.8

Bug Fixes

  • The Taxable Box in Advanced Pricing Section on Matrix now functions as expected.
  • Fixed an issue where, on accounts using PST/GST tax setup, the taxes would change throughout the timespan of a Work Order.
  • Fixed an issue where Brand Settings could not be accessed in Retail Manager.   Also generally improved usability of Brand Settings.
  • Fixed an issue where the the user was unable to attach a newly created item to a Work Order when the item creation was initiated form the Work Order screen.
  • Fixed an issue where negative adjustments caused History Report to be inaccurate.

Lightspeed Retail 2016.7

New Features

  • Added the ability to bulk select items in the Inventory Count search results view
  • New Sale and Re-Open Sale icons on the Sales page have been changed to a (+) symbol rather than a currency symbol
  • “Tax Pricing” has been renamed to “Tax Model”
  • A “Total Tax” column has been added to all Standard Reports where monetary tax values are displayed

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed an issue where the user could not remove multiple instances of the “Item” tax class
  • Fixed and issue where entering a payment type and then hitting Enter does not automatically finish the sale
  • Fixed and issue where notes added to Items in Register do not get printed on the Account Statements
  • Fixed an issue where SKUs with specific patterns will zero out quantity of last counted item in Inventory Count
  • Fixed and issue in Firefox where the Register Closing screen’s “Total” field cuts off decimal places for values greater than $99.99
  • Fixed and issue to help distinguish archived Price Levels in search results by graying them out.

Lightspeed Retail 2016.6

Features

  • Added a link to the help page is available from the employee permission settings page.
  • Added the ability to filter the inventory change log by vendor returns in order to track down what changes to an item could be tied to a return to vendor.
  • When unarchiving a pricing level, the user now has the option to fill-in any missing price.

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed an issue where printing a transfer receipt could sometimes return an error
  • Fixed a styling issue with the New Sale button being too thin.
  • Fixed an issue where an employee with custom role could lose their rights when editing their record.
  • Fixed an issue where an employee could not be edited or archived.
  • Fixed API search by timestamp where shop’s timezone was use by default even when UTC was specified.
  • Fixed an API issue where Client secret not saved correctly when registering an OAuth client
  • Fixed an issue with flagging an item or matrix to be listed on WebStore results in the keys in the eCommerce relation not being updated
  • Fixed an issue with duplicate Employee accounts being displayed under Settings > Employee Setup
  • Fixed an issue where decimals are cut off in the Total, Extra and Price fields
  • Fixed an issue where PO Import Tool is not updating Existing Items with leading 0s in the UPC codes
  • Fixed an issue when a conflict occurs trying to change an Employee’s PIN

Lightspeed Restaurant POS 3.17 & Restaurant Manager 4.17

Lightspeed Restaurant POS app 3.17

New features:

  • Table inactivity indicator: a new timer feature that allows staff to better track table touch points. Tables left alone for too long will now display a small timer
  • Set pickup time for orders placed for takeout service, directly in the order view
  • Add additional notes to be added to customer cards, such as allergies. These notes can be viewed from the Manager.

Bug fixes:

  • Fixed an issue that could cause “black ticket” due to a memory leak in the STAR printer module
  • Print when finalize now works when the bill is split in equal parts
  • Fix for not being able to split a bill if one part has been finalized
  • Fix of the VAT alignment on Blackbox tickets (Belgium)
  • Some translation fixes

Lightspeed Restaurant Manager 4.17

Reporting improvements:

  • Cash due details in user reports so servers can easily identify the cash to include in their end-of-shift deposit.
  • In labor reports, Managers can now add new shifts for their employees from anywhere, saving time when doing payroll.

New features:

  • New discount options for timed events to easily increase/decrease by percentage or monetary value
  • Assign an iOS device  to a specific floor in a multi-floor establishment to streamline workflows.

Bug fixes:

  • It’s now possible to have a modifier group with only 1 option
  • Synchronisation issue of user groups with Liteserver has been fixed
  • The invoice date is now the creation date of the invoice and not the date of the first receipt

Lightspeed Retail 2016.5.1 Maintenance Release

We have resolved a bug that affected a small amount of customers and are now re-enabling the Inventory History Report. We apologize for any inconvenience and thank you for your understanding.

Lightspeed Retail 2016.5

Features

  • You can now archive a price level that’s not used.
  • You can now reset a price level to another price level’s prices.
  • You can now see pending returns in product view.
  • You can now see your store’s account ID for fast identification on a support call.

Bug fixes

  • Fixed an issue that affected quantity on hand and reorder points.
  • Fixed an issue where users could not disallow promotions for a price rule.
  • Fixed an issue with vendor returns for items that have different costs for the item.
  • Fixed an issue where breaking a box of items did not add labels to the label queue for the single items.
  • Fixed a performance issue where some accounts had trouble attaching processed credit card payments to a sale.