Enable Picklist mode

Article ID: 86617725

Issue / Question

How to enable Picklist mode on Windows CE 7.0 or WEH 6.5 installed with 2D imager?

How to enable Picklist mode on Android installed with 2D imager?

Applicable To

MC32N0, MC92N0, Android device with built-in 2D imager (SE4500, SE4600, SE4710, SE4750 or SE4850)

Resolution / Answer

The Picklist mode enables the digital scanner to only decode barcodes aligned under the laser crosshair or LED aiming dot.

It allows users to easily select and scan a single barcode from a field of barcodes.

  • Disable - Disables Picklist mode; you can decode any barcode within the field of view.
  • Hardware Picklist - Picklist mode is enabled by sending a command to hardware.
  • Software Picklist - Picklist feature is handled in the software; no commands are sent to hardware.


NOTE Performance may vary on some devices if Hardware or Software Picklist modes are set.

DataWedge for Windows


  1. Open DataWedge setting.
  2. Tap Basic configuration.
  3. Tap Scanner input.
  4. Tap on the displayed internal scanner (example, Long-range Imager or Kepler Imager).
  5. Select Reader Params More Picklist mode.
  6. Select Hardware or Software reticle to enable it.
  7. Tap Back until you see the message "saving changes, please wait...".
  8. Tap Home, then Exit.
  9. Tap OK to close DataWedge settings.

DataWedge for Android


  1. Open DataWedge setting.
  2. Select the target profile (example: Profile0).
  3. Select Configure scanner settings. If not available, scroll down and select Reader params.
  4. Select Picklist, which is disabled by default.
  5. Select Hardware or Software Picklist to enable it.
  6. Exit DataWedge.

Helpful Information:

+ Applicable Products

  • DataWedge
  • DataWedge
  • MC3200 Mobile Computer
  • MC9200 Mobile Computer
  • TC20
  • TC51
  • TC56
  • TC70x
  • TC75x
  • TC8000