Before you begin, you'll need the following:

  • Fresh KDS Account.
    Don't have one yet? Get started with our Free Trial and follow the steps to complete the registration process.

  • Strong Wi-Fi Connection.

*Note: Fresh KDS will not work if you use your Clover device as a hotspot.


Step 1: Download the Fresh KDS App.

  1. Download the Fresh KDS App onto your dedicated tablet.

  2. Open the Fresh KDS app, and log in using your account credentials.

  3. Follow the prompts and give your screen a descriptive name like "Espresso," "Bar," or "Kitchen."

  4. Select 'Clover' as your POS system.


Step 2: Configure Fresh KDS as an Order Printer in Clover.

Before you begin, ensure your Fresh KDS tablet and Clover device are connected to the same Wi-Fi network.

  1. From your Clover device, open the 'Printers' app.

  2. Tap the green 'Plus' (+) icon at the bottom right of the screen.

  3. Select 'Add Order Printer.'

  4. Fresh KDS will be listed as a Star SP700 printer; Tap to select this printer.

  5. Enter a new Printer Name.

  6. Assign Labels to Auto-Print.

    • Items assigned to the selected label group will send to your KDS.

    • To manage or create new labels, navigate to Inventory - Labels from your Clover device.

  7. Tap 'Print Test Receipt' to verify the printer connection.

  8. Tap 'Save' to complete the printer setup.

*Note: Follow these configuration steps on each Clover device that sends orders to your kitchen.


Step 3: Confirm Order Receipt Options in Clover.

  1. From your Clover device, open the ‘Setup’ app.

  2. Tap ‘Order Receipts’ on the left navigation bar.

  3. Set “How will order receipts be printed in the Register?” to 'Print all items when Pay or Save is tapped.'

Access more customization options for orders in Clover under Setup - Orders.

For additional support with Order Setup, please refer to the Clover Help Guide.


Step 4: Place your Fresh KDS tablet in the kitchen.

  1. Choose where to place your Fresh KDS screen.

    • Some place it right above a prep station.

    • Others find that mounting it on a nearby wall with a waterproof case is best.

  2. If using multiple screens, be sure the name matches the station placement.


Step 5: Train your staff & profit! 💸

  1. Show how to mark items as complete & how to clear tickets.

    • Tap to cross out items as complete.

    • Tap the ticket header to clear and remove it from the screen.

  2. Show how to recall orders.

    • Tap the recall button located on the left navigation bar.

  3. Show this video for a brief introduction.


💡 Trouble displaying orders?

You may need to set up Order Receipt Options or Order Types in Clover. Check out our Troubleshooting Clover Guide for more assistance.

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