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 Apple Pay) and EMV chip cards on the go. Or you can add it to your Square Stand to complete your countertop system.
Tap and go
Contactless (NFC) payments take just seconds—customers simply hold their 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 reterminalization 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: 0.4 in./1.01 cm
Length: 2.6 in./6.6 cm
Width: 2.6 in./6.6 cm
Weight: 1.98 oz./56 g
Mfr. Part Number: A-SKU-0115
UPC or EAN No.: 855658003848
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
- iPad Pro 12.9-inch (4th generation)
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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 11.0 or later.
Square Point of Sale (POS)
Square Point of Sale is the free point-of-sale app that enables you to sell anywhere and in any way your customers want to buy.
Use the Point of Sale app with a Square Reader for contactless and chip to allow customers to pay touch free using payment links, QR codes, Apple Pay, and EMV chip cards.
Issue and track invoices directly from the app. Customize your invoices, set up wee kly or monthly recurring invoices from your Dashboard, and let customers pay online with a credit or debit card.
Connect your Point of Sale app to a free Square Online Store to accept orders for pickup and delivery.
Funds are transferred fast—see money in your bank account in one to two business days.
Use your point-of-sale system 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.
The free Square Dashboard app works in sync with the Square Point of Sale app and lets you view your live sales data, access powerful analytics and other easy tools to help you track and improve your business.
PAYMENT INFORMATION FOR U.S.
2.6% +10¢ PER TAP, DIP, OR SWIPE. Charge $100 in a single transaction and see $97.30 in your bank account. Accept Visa, Mastercard, Discover, and American Express cards all at the same rate. Invoices are free to send and cost 2.9% + 30¢ per invoice paid online.
Get your money fast. Square transfers payments into your bank account in one to two business days.
- Record cash, gift cards, and other forms of tender
- Customize your POS with photos, names, and variations
- Send receipts via email or text message
- Apply discounts and issue refunds
- Track inventory in real time
- Connect to a receipt printer, kitchen ticket printer, barcode scanner, and cash drawer …