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 at a later date.
  • Customers have paid the order partially and will pay the rest at a later date.

Enable / Disable Layaway sales on ConnectPOS #

Of course, depending 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 to disable the feature. 
  • Toggle again if you wish to enable the feature.
  • Click on “Save” to update your configuration.
Layaway Sales - Partially Paid Order

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.
  • Choose a payment method, and a popup will be displayed.
Layaway Sales - Partially Paid Order
  • Choose an amount that is lower than the total price of the product (so that partial payment can be applied). 
  • Click on “Confirm“.
  • Choose “Partial“.
Layaway Sales - Partially Paid Order

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.

Layaway Sales - Partially Paid Order

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.
Layaway Sales - Partially Paid Order

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

Layaway Sales - Partially Paid Order

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

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