Square Reader for magstripe
Small credit card reader, big possibilities.Get a free Reader
Accept credit cards on the go
Take payments anywhere on your smartphone or tablet using the free Square Reader with the free Square Point of Sale app.
Works with iOS and Android
Square Reader plugs into a standard headset jack or a Lightning port when used with a Lightning Adapter for Square Reader.
Card information is encrypted at the moment of swipe. Square doesn’t store data on your device after a payment has been processed.
Clear pricing, fast deposits
Pay 2.65% per swipe for Visa, Mastercard, Discover and American Express. Swipe $100, see $97.35 in your bank account in one to two business days.
Fast setup, no commitments.
Sign up for Square and we’ll drop your free Square Reader in the mail—no commitments or long-term contracts.
All major credit cards
Process Visa, Mastercard, Discover and American Express at 2.65% per swipe. Manually enter card information and pay 3.4% + 15¢ per transaction.
No signal, no problem
Swipe payments without a connection in Offline Mode and pay the usual 2.65% per swipe.
Send receipts customers keep
Send receipts via email or text message, or connect a receipt printer to a tablet. Personalize your signature screen and receipts with a logo and cover photo.
Pro tip: Improve your tips
Customers sign and tip right on the device in one easy, math-free motion—easier for them and better for your businesses.
Take care of your entire business with Square.
Square gives you everything you need in one free point-of-sale app. Free app updates keep you equipped with the latest features as long as you’re in business.
- Manage locations and employees from one account.
- Run your business on the go from your dashboard.
- Send receipts via email or text message, or print them out.
- Issue partial or full refunds.
- Print or email sales reports.
- Get paid faster with invoicing.
Square Reader plugs into a standard 3.5-mm headset jack or a Lightning port when used with the Lightning Adapter for Square Reader. Square Reader is compatible with most Apple devices running iOS 9.0 or later and Android devices running 4.1 or later.