Quick Start Guide

Use this Quick Start Guide to get up and running with your Catalog App in seven easy steps.


Download a PDF version of this Guide.


1. Install the App and Pair Your Devices

To launch your software, load the Catalog App onto your customer-facing device (tablet or kiosk), and then pair the App with your online Catalog App Manager at my.catalogkiosk.com.

1. Load the Catalog App onto your device. ClosedInstallation instructions.

2. Pair your device. ClosedPairing instructions.


Once paired, all product data will be downloaded onto your device for maximum performance and offline availability.

This process can take up to 20 minutes.


2. Set up the Attractor Screen

The Attractor screen invites customers to tap on your device and explore your product catalog.
ClosedAdd your store logo and select your Attractor screen.


3. Set up Product Navigation

After tapping on the Attractor screen, customers can browse by:


  1. Product Category/Subcategory. ClosedEdit categories and product assignments.
  2. Scene Collections. ClosedAssign and Create Scene Collections.
  3. Search bar. ClosedLearn about Extended Search.
  4. Hamburger menu. ClosedLearn more about this menu.


Once a customer has tapped on a category, they can explore subcategories. The first subcategory your customers encounter on every page is the Groups subcategory.

ClosedLearn more about category groups.


4. Edit Product Display

After tapping on a category, customers can:

  1. Search available products. ClosedEdit or create additional product catalogs.
    In order to display products on your Catalog App, you must have at least one active catalog. An initial catalog including all products for your brand is set up and assigned to your device group by default.
  2. Zoom in/out to see further product details.
  3. View additional product images. ClosedAdd additional images to a product.
  4. See the description and additional specs. ClosedUpdate a product's description and specs.
  5. Click the buttons below product images to see associated products. ClosedEdit product associations.
  6. View real-time warehouse inventory availability. ClosedActivate warehouse inventory availability.
  7. Review the price label for List, Retail, and Custom product pricing. Learn more about setting up Catalog App pricing.


5. Configure Text, Email, and Customer Data Collection

Customers can send products via text message or email to friends and family by using the Send to Email or Send to Mobile buttons located under the product price label. Emails and texts sent omit SKUs and prices to prevent cross-shopping.


This feature allows you to make more deals and collect valuable customer information in the process. The disclaimer on outgoing messages also allows you to use this data for remarketing (always check your local laws regarding customer data use).

ClosedSet up your store's contact information for outgoing emails/text messages.


6. Configure Shopping Carts

With a single tap, customers can add products to their cart. If you would like to create specific product presentations, create and save multiple shopping carts to display to customers.

  1. Tap on an image in the cart to review product details. ClosedConfigure your cart appearance.
  2. Change product amounts.
  3. Remove products from the cart.
  4. Share the cart via email or mobile.


7. Check Out Customers

Click the Start Order button to send cart information to your checkout counter or service desk.

The information sent displays which customer picked which items, and on which device.

Activate Ashley Direct ordering to automatically transfer the order from the Catalog App to Ashley Direct.


Extra Customization

Link to External Websites

Display links to customer financing plans, your social media pages, or furniture protection plans right from your Catalog App. ClosedAdd links to other websites.

Change the Language

Customers can change the language in a pinch by clicking the language icon at the top of the screen. After a period of idleness, the Catalog App automatically returns to its default language.
ClosedSet the default language.