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Setting up KDS Lavu

The setup process for KDS Lavu is quite simple and can be done in only a few minutes. The most important part of setting up KDS Lavu is setting the designated KDS Lavu iPad to a static IP address on your network. Doing this prevents the iPad from changing its IP address if it is ever turned off or when reconnecting to your network from getting a new one. (See SET UP: KDS Lavu iPad)

1. Download the KDSLavu app from the Apple app store 

2. Log into your Admin Control Panel at

3. Click Settings > Printers / KDS 




 4. Click + Add New, to add the iPad designated for KDS Lavu to your printer list


5. Select Kitchen from the Setting drop-down menu

6. Enter a Name for the KDS Lavu iPad in the text field

NOTE: If using multiple iPads with KDS Lavu, the Name should be descriptive enough that you can quickly identify which iPad is which

7.  Assign the IP address and port  

NOTE: KDS Lavu uses port 5288

8. Select KDS Lavu from the Command Set drop-down menu 

9. Click Submit to save the settings


10. Learn how to assign Menu Categories or Menu Items to print to KDS Lavu iPads


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