After creating locations for your Shopify account, you can comfortably use the created locations for fulfulling orders from customers. But after a while, the locations can be no longer in need for a period of time, or furthermore, permanently. In that situation, you might want to deactive your owned locations permanently or just for a while, and then reactive it again. It seems to be a long and comlicated session, but with Shopify, we can help you to do that with just some simple steps.
To complete your wanted action, you just have to follow this tutorial of How to deactivate and reactivate locations on Desktop, iPhone, and Android.
How to deactivate and reactivate locations
- Step 1: Enter Locations
- Step 2: Choose location
- Step 3: Deactivate location
- Step 4: Location deactivating
Step 1: Enter Locations
In the Shopify website from your desktop, click on
Settings in your left-sided managing column and in the
Settings page, find and click on
Locations to enter the
Step 2: Choose location
Locations page, right under the
Locations section, you will find a list of locations that you created before. Click on the location to do some actions to that location.
Step 3: Deactivate location
In the chosen location’s page, scroll down to the last part of your page or until you see the
Deactivate location section. In that secion, click on the white button with the same name to enter further steps of your action. If the chosen location still has any processing orders, inventory, or transfers, you will have to move all those things to other locations.
Step 4: Location deactivating
After clicking on the button, you will see a box named
Deactivate Second warehouse? shows up. Click on the blue
Deactivate location button to finish the session. If you want to reactivate that location, you just have to go to the same page and click on the
Reactivate location button.
To deactivate and reactivate locations on iPhone
Step 1: Go to Locations
Upon logging into your store owner account from the Shopify app, you will have to go to the
Store page if you want to start your action. Right after that, tap on the
Settings button to find the
Locations option in the
Settings page. Tap
Locations for more information.
Step 2: Tap on location
Locations page, like its name, will show you every of your owned locations. Tap on the location that you want to deactivate or reactivate from the list.
Step 3: Finish
Deactivate location to deactivate the chosen location. If you want to reactivate that location in any time, repeat the same steps but tap on the
Reactivate location in the last step.
To deactivate and reactivate locations on Android
Step 1: Tap on Locations
To deactivate or reactivate your locations on Android, you will have to log into your Shopify shop owner account from your Android device first. After logging in, find to tap the
Store button from the bottom right of your screen to enter its page. In the
Store page, tap
Settings and scroll down to find the
Locations choice in the
Step 2: Location chosing
Locations page, you can easily find all the titles of the locations that you created before under the
Locations section. To chose which location that you want to deactivate or reactivate, tap on its title.
Step 3: Wrap up
After tapping on the location’s title, you will be directed to its details page. In that page, scroll down till the
Deactivate location section and tap on the white colored ` Deactivate location
button under the section to confirm to deactivate the chosen location. When you want to reactivate the location, just simply follow the same steps again but tap on the Reactivate location` in the end instead.
With some easy yet effective steps, after today’s tutorial, now you can master How to deactivate and reactivate locations on Shopify. Just with these steps, you can manage your online store’s locations anytime, everywhere, and easily.