How do I set up a card reader?

Here’s how to connect a card reader to your web platform, starting from the “Account” tab of your Dashboard. Step-by-step instructions are below:

Step-by-Step Guide: Connecting a BBPOS WisePOS E

Step 1: Connect reader to your internet.

See Setup Guide here: https://stripe.com/docs/terminal/payments/setup-reader/bbpos-wisepos-e

Step 2: Make sure your reader is up to date.

Follow the instructions on the reader to make sure it has the latest updates.

Step 2: On your web platform, log in as the primary admin account admin and click on the “Account” tab, then click the “Stripe” tab on the left sidebar.

Step 4: Click on the “+ Add Card Reader” button.

Step 5: Add a name and select the location for this card reader.

Once you save this reader, you will not be able to edit the location unless you disconnect it and start over.

set up name and location for your card reader

Step 6: On your reader, tap “Connect” once you’re connected to WiFi.

Your card reader will display a unique registration code. Enter this code on the form and click the “Save” button to confirm.
registration code field for your card reader

 

Now you’re ready to swipe cards for payment and adding cards to client profiles!

You will be able to select the card reader from available payment methods when you go through the normal process of charging a client for a package, product, etc.
show where to select to swipe a card

Step-by-Step Guide: Connecting a Verifone P400

Step 1: Connect reader to your internet.

See Setup Guide here: https://stripe.com/docs/terminal/readers/verifone-p400

Step 2: Click on the “Stripe” tab on the left sidebar.

Step 4: Click on the “+ Add Card Reader” button.

Step 5: Add a name and select the location, once saved you can not edit the location.

set up name and location for your card reader

Step 6: On your reader, enter the key sequence 0-7-1-3-9 to display a unique registration code.

Enter the unique registration code and click the “Save” button to confirm.
registration code field for your card reader

 

Now you’re ready to swipe cards for payment and adding cards to client profiles!

You will be able to select the card reader from available payment methods when you go through the normal process of charging a client for a package, product, etc.
show where to select to swipe a card

Updated on May 12, 2022

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