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Layaway Sales – Partially Paid Order

What’s a Layaway – Partially Paid Order

Layaway / Partially Paid order is a sale that allows you to take a deposit from a customer for an order, set the order aside, and allow customers to pay it off at a later date

On ConnectPOS, there are 2 ways to create a layaway order:

  • Customers have yet to pay for any amount and will pay the full amount on a later date.
  • Customers have paid the order partially and will pay the rest on a later date.

Enable / Disable Layaway sales on ConnectPOS

Of course, depends on your store policies, a layaway sale might not be allowed. By default, ConnectPOS enabled this feature, so if you wish to disable this feature, please follow these steps:

  • Login on ConnectPOS.
  • Click on Setting > POS Setting > Checkout.
  • Find “Allow Partial (Layaway) Payment” setting, and toggle it grey to disable the feature. 
  • Toggle the setting to green if you wish to enable the feature.
  • Click on “Save” to update your configuration.
Enable / Disable Layaway sales on ConnectPOS

Create a Layaway / Partial Sale

To create a Layaway / Partial Sale, please follow these steps:

  • Open ConnectPOS Sell Screen.
  • Add the items to cart.
  • Make sure to add a customer to cart.
  • Click on “Pay“.

Now 2 scenarios can occurs:

If users want to pay the complete amount on a later date, simply click on “Partial” button without selecting any payment method.

Create a Layaway / Partial Sale

If, instead, user want to pay the order partially, then pay the rest on a later date, select a payment method, change paying amount, then click on “Partial“. The “Remain” number will be the remaining payment amount customer has to pay on a later date.

Create a Layaway / Partial Sale

On both scenarios, the “Order Success” screen will appear after clicking on “Partial“. You can print a receipt for the customer, or click on “New Order” to create another sale.

Create a Layaway / Partial Sale

Complete payment for Layaway / Partial Sale – Add Payment

As shown above, for Layaway / Partial order, customers will finish the payment on a later date. To complete payment for these orders, please follow these steps:

  • Open the Side Menu, then click on “Order List“.
  • Find and click on the Layaway / Partial order.
  • On the right section, click on “Add Payment”. The “Add Payment” screen will appear.
Complete payment for Layaway / Partial Sale - Add Payment

4. Select a payment method to the payment. Please note that you can still edit this amount, in case of customer wishes to pay partially again.

Complete payment for Layaway / Partial Sale - Add Payment

5. Click on “Complete” to finish the adding payment process.


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