Square Reader + Apple Pay and Chip Cards
Accept Apple Pay and chip cards
The Square contactless and chip reader connects wirelessly to your iPhone or iPad and lets you accept NFC transactions (like INTERAC Flash and Apple Pay) and chip credit cards on the go. Or you can add it to your Square Stand to complete your countertop.
Tap and go
Contactless (NFC) payments take just seconds—customers simply hold their card iOS device near the reader to trigger payment.
Dip the chip
Insert chip cards into the reader and leave in place for the duration of the sale.
Magstripe reader in the box
You can connect both readers to your device simultaneously, so you can keep swiping magstripe cards as long as your customers are carrying them.
Pay 2.6% + $0.10 per swipe, dip or tap for Visa, MasterCard, Discover and American Express
See deposits in your bank account in one to two business days, or enable Instant Deposit for 1% per deposit to get your money in seconds
Square Reader works with the free Square Register app on your iOS device
Charge the battery and connect wirelessly via BLE, or plug it into the Square Stand USB hub
Lights on the reader indicate payment status, pairing readiness, battery charge and more
Accept contactless and chip credit cards without long-term contracts or reterminalisation fees
The reader is fast, secure and designed so your business can accept every way your customers want to pay
Add the Dock for Square Reader to keep your reader in place and charged throughout the day (sold separately)
What’s in the Box
Square contactless and chip reader
Micro USB to USB cable
Square magstripe reader
Other Features: Bluetooth
Connections: USB, Wireless
Batteries: Rechargeable lithium-ion
Height: 1.01 cm/0.4 in.
Length: 6.6 cm/2.6 in.
Width: 6.6 cm/2.6 in.
Weight: 56 g
Mfr. Part Number: A-SKU-0115
UPC or EAN No.: 817044020099
Note: Products sold through this website that do not bear the Apple brand name are serviced and supported exclusively by their manufacturers in accordance with terms and conditions packaged with the products. Apple’s Limited Warranty does not apply to products that are not Apple branded, even if packaged or sold with Apple products. Please contact the manufacturer directly for technical support and customer service.
Warranty: One year
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Answers from the community
can the square be used without the card? Just the number?
- Asked by Patricia G from Pittsford
- on Jan. 16, 2020
You can input the credit card manually
- Answered by Sheila G from Sarasota
- on Jan. 23, 2020
Does the deposit happen instantly?
- Asked by Cameron And Kelly L from Bladenboro
- on May 18, 2017
You will see deposits in your bank account in one to two business days, or enable Instant Deposit fo You will see deposits in your bank account in one to two business days, or enable Instant Deposit for 1% per deposit to get your money in seconds
- Answered by Kristhian O from san jose
- on Jun. 26, 2017
Compatibility: Requires iOS 10.0 or later.
Square Point of Sale (POS)
Square Point of Sale is the free point-of-sale app that gives you everything you need to run and grow your business. Accept every type of payment, including debit tap, debit chip and PIN, credit cards and contactless payments with Square Reader for contactless and chip, or magstripe cards with Square Reader for magstripe. Funds are transferred fast—see money in your bank account in one to two busi ness days. Use your POS to keep track of sales and inventory in real time, manage items and employees, and view analytics about your business. All this with no long-term contracts or surprise fees.
Square Point of Sale has everything you need to start, run and grow your business from your iOS device. Get the latest processing features for your merchant terminal with regular app updates.
- Accept Visa, Mastercard, AMEX, and Discover credit cards and Interac chip and PIN or tap
- Customers pay and tip right on your device
- Record cash, gift cards and other forms of tender
- Send and track invoices from your device
- Customize your products with photos, names and prices
- Send receipts via email or text message
- Apply discounts and issue refunds
- Access real-time sales data and complete sales history
- Track inventory in real time
- Connect to a receipt printer, kitchen ticket printer, barcode scanner and cash drawer
The free Square Dashboard app works in sync with Square Point of Sale and lets you view your live sales data in seconds. You can access powerful analytics and easy tools to help you track and improve your business.
Send invoices free from Square Point of Sale and get paid faster. Customize your invoices, set up weekly or monthly recurring invoices from your Dashboard, and let customers pay online with a credit or Visa debit card. Invoices are free to send and cost 2.9% + 30¢ per invoice paid online.
PAYMENT INFORMATION FOR CANADA
2.65% PER CREDIT TAP, INSERT OR SWIPE
Charge $100, see $97.35 in your bank account. Accept Visa, Mastercard, Discover and American Express cards all at the same rate.
10¢ PER INTERAC CHIP AND PIN OR TAP
Charge $100, see $99.90 in your bank account. Accept debit chip and PIN or tap.
Get your money fast. Square transfers payments into your bank account in one to two business days.
FREE SECURE MOBILE CREDIT CARD READER
Request your free Square Reader for magstripe at sign-up. Credit card information is encrypted from start to finish. Or buy Square Reader for contactless and chip to accept every type of credit and debit payment including Interac chip and PIN or tap. …