ShipStation ODBC: Download & Install the ODBC Client

After reviewing and completing the ShipStation ODBC requirements, the next steps when adding an ODBC store to ShipStation are to download and install the ShipWorks ODBC client software and to sign in.

Download the ShipStation ODBC Client

To connect ShipStation to an ODBC database, first go to your ShipStation account's store settings to download the ShipStation ODBC program. You must install this program on a Windows computer. Detailed instructions below.

  1. Locate the ShipStation ODBC logo on the list and select it.

    ODBC tile highlighted.

    This option will only be available if ODBC has been enabled for your ShipStation account.

  2. Click Download ShipStation ODBC on the page that appears.

    ODBC Settings with arrow pointing to the download ShipStation ODBC.

Scope of Support

Installing the ODBC Client to the computer and gaining access to the database used for ODBC are outside of ShipStation's scope of support. We recommend you contact your network administrator or information technology team if you need assistance with the installation of the ODBC client or access to the database, as the process can differ based on the unique configurations.

Install the ShipStation ODBC Client and Sign In

  1. Locate the ShipStation ODBC Setup.exe file you downloaded in the previous section. Then, open the installer by double clicking on the file.

  2. If prompted, answer Yes, that you wish to launch the ODBC installer.

  3. Click the Install button on the Ready to Install screen.

    The ODBC installation wizard is open with the Install button highlighted.
  4. Enter your ShipStation Username and Password. Then, click the Sign In button.

    The ShipStation username and password fields are filled out and the Sign In button is selected.

What's next?

Now that the ShipStation ODBC client software is installed you can add an ODBC store and connect to your data source.