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FAQs

Grocery Lists

How do I add a new grocery list?

Open the slide out menu in the app and tap ‘Shopping Lists’.
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On the Shopping Lists screen, tap the green ‘Add’ button.
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Enter the name of your new list and then tap ‘OK’.

How do I add items to a grocery list?

There are several ways to add items to your grocery lists.

  • Type the name of the product at the top of the grocery list
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    Tap ‘Add Item’ and begin typing. ChefTap will suggest products based on what you’ve entered. To add an item from your Staples list. To add an item from your Item History list, tap the clock icon. To add an item from your Favorites list, tap the heart icon.
  • Add all of the ingredients from a recipe
    ChefTap can add all of the ingredients from a recipe you’ve clipped to a grocery list. Click here to learn how.
  • Add a single ingredient from a recipe (Android)
    While you have a recipe open in the app, tap the ingredient you’d like to add to a grocery list, then tap the ‘Shop’ button in the dialog that pops up.
  • Add items from your Staples or Favorites list
    Use your Staples or Favorites list to jumpstart your grocery list for the week. Click here to learn how.
  • Add items you’ve bought before
    You can add items from your Item History list. Click here to learn how.

How do I reorder items in a grocery list?

Android
To reorder items on your grocery list, tap and hold the ‘grabber’ to the right of the name of the item.
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When the background of the item turns green, drag it to where you’d like it.

iOS
To reorder grocery list items, tap and hold the item anywhere and then drag it to where you want it.

 

How do I clear checked items from a grocery list?

You can remove the items that you’ve checked on a grocery list by tapping the ‘Empty basket’ icon.
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iOS

ChefTap will remove all of the items on your list that are checked and leave any unchecked items on your list.

To remove all items on a list, click here.

How do I clear a grocery list?

To remove all items from a grocery list, open it and tap the action overflow icon…
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… then tap ‘Clear List’.

How do I rename a grocery list?

To rename a grocery list, open it and tap the action overflow icon…
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… then tap ‘Rename List’.

How do I delete a grocery list?

To delete a grocery list completely, open it and tap the action overflow icon…
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… then tap ‘Delete List’.

How do I add a recipe to a grocery list?

Open the recipe you’d like to add to a list and tap the ‘Shop’ button at the top of the recipe.

ChefTap will read each ingredient and make a list out of them. ChefTap will then display a list of items you need from the store. Any items that are on your Staples list will be unchecked by default so you don’t end up with things like ‘warm water’ on your list.
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To change which list the items should go to, tap the list name to the right of the ‘ADD TO:’ button. Tap ‘Add a new store’ to create a new grocery list.
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If you see anything that isn’t on the Staples list that should be, tap the ‘Staples’ button to the right of the item.
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When you’re finished reviewing the items, tap ‘DONE’ to add them to the list.

How do I split a recipe between two or more lists?

If you haven’t learned how to add a recipe to a single list, click here. To split a recipe between two or more  grocery lists, tap the ‘Shop’ button in the recipe you’d like to add to your lists. Then check the items you’d like to add to a list and tap the ‘ADD TO:’ button. The checked items will be added to the selected list. The unchecked items will remain on the screen. Select another list, check the items you’d like to add to that list and tap ‘DONE’ if you’re finished or tap ‘ADD TO:’ if you’d like to add more items to yet another list.

How do I use the Staples list?

Add items you usually have on hand to the Staples list. Items on your staples list won’t be automatically checked when you add a recipe to a list. The staples list allows you to keep track of how much of each item you have.
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To set the level, tap on the gauge to the right of the item and set the level in the dialog that pops up.
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You can set the level for a staple anywhere you see the gauge icon, including when you’re adding a recipe to a list.

 

How do I add items to the Staples list?

There are several ways you can add items to your Staples list.

  • Type the name of the product at the top of the Staples list
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    Tap ‘Add Item’ and begin typing. ChefTap will suggest products based on what you’ve entered. To add an item from your history list, tap the clock icon. To add a staple from the items on your Favorites list, tap the heart icon.
  • From an item on one of your grocery lists 
    Tap on the item in your grocery list that you’d like to add to Staples to expand it. Then tap the salt shaker icon in the toolbar.
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    iOS

  • From the Favorites or History list
    Android

    Check the items you’d like to add to staples and then tap the salt shaker icon at the top of the screen.
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    iOS
    Check the items you’d like to add to staples and then tap the salt shaker icon at the top (iPad) or bottom (iPhone) of the screen.

  • When you add a recipe to a grocery list
    Click here to learn how.

How do I add staples or favorites to a grocery list?

You can add staples or favorites to a grocery list by checking the items you want to add from the Staples or Favorites list and then tapping the ‘Add To…’ menu option.

Android
On devices with smaller screens, you’ll need to tap the action overflow icon.
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Then tap ‘Add To…’.

On larger screen devices, tap the ‘Add To…’ icon.
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iOS
When you check items on the Staples or Favorites list on iOS, the ‘Add To…’ button will appear in the toolbar.

Why are there duplicates on my Staples list?

Some items have different spellings for the same product. This is so these alternate spellings will remain unchecked when you add a recipe to a grocery list.

If you’d prefer not to see these alternate spellings, you can hide them. Tap the items you’d like to hide, tap the action overflow icon…
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..then tap ‘Hide selected’.

To show hidden items, first make sure there are no items checked, then tap the action overflow icon…
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.. then tap ‘Show Hidden’. Repeat and tap ‘Hide Hidden’ to hide the items that you’ve hidden. When shown, the names of hidden items are displayed in gray text.

You can also delete the alternate spellings from the Staples list, but ChefTap will automatically check those spellings when you add a recipe to a grocery list.

How do I use the Favorites list?

Add items that you purchase frequently to your Favorites list like milk, bread, and eggs. Then when you’re putting your grocery list together, use the Favorites list to quickly add these items to your list.

How do I add items to the Favorites list?

There are several ways you can add items to your Staples list.

  • Typing the name of the product at the top of the Favorites list
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    Tap ‘Add Item’ and begin typing. ChefTap will suggest products based on what you’ve entered. To add an item from your history list, tap the clock icon. To add a favorite from the items on your Staples list, tap the salt shaker icon.
  • From an item on one of your grocery lists
    Tap on the item in your grocery list that you’d like to add to Favorites to expand it. Then tap the heart icon in the toolbar.
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    iOS
  • From the Staples or History list
    Android

    Check the items you’d like to add to staples and then tap the heart icon at the top of the screen
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    Check the items you’d like to add to staples and then tap the heart icon at the bottom (iPhone) or top (iPad) of the screen.

How do I delete items on the Staples or Favorites lists?

Android
From either list, tap the items you’d like to remove and tap the trash can icon at the top of the screen.

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iOS
From either list, tap the items you’d like to remove and tap the trash can icon at the top (iPad) or bottom (iPhone) of the screen.

How do I add items I’ve used before to a grocery list?

You can add items you’ve used before from the Item History list. Check the items you’d like to add and tap the ‘Add To…’ button.
Android
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iOS
The ‘Add To..’ button will be at the bottom for iPhone and at the top for iPad.