Take contactless payments with just your Android phone.
Start easily. Sell on the go.
Tap and go. Itʼs that easy.
Accept contactless cards, Apple Pay, Google Pay and other digital wallets. Available on compatible Android devices.
- Download the free Square Point of Sale app.
- Add an item or key in an amount.
- Ask your customer for a contactless card or digital wallet.
- Have them tap it to the back of your phone and you’re all set.
Download the latest free Square Point of Sale app.
Add an item or key in an amount.
Ask your customer for a contactless card or digital wallet.
Have them tap it to the back of your phone and you’re set.
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Security is engineered into every payment.
With NFC, card information is encrypted on your phone, so data remains secure. That means no card numbers are stored on your phone. Combine that with Square security standards: You don’t fight fraud alone.
Dispute management is on us. We deal with customer banks for you. PCI compliance is supported, with no PCI or security fees.
Let customers pay how they want.
They can tap a card or phone to your phone. The technology works with contactless payment methods. Available on most Android devices with NFC capabilities running on Android 9 or later.
They can tap a card or phone to your phone. The technology works with contactless payment methods. Available on most Android devices with NFC capabilities running Android 9 or later.
Transparent pricing. Always.
1.75% per tap
What business likes surprises? That’s why Square processing rates are clear from the start. One flat rate by payment method. Take Tap to Pay on Android at our standard in-person rate: 1.75% per tap. There’s no additional cost. No hidden fees. No long-term contracts.
Sell on the go.
Tap to Pay on Android streamlines payments so you can go anywhere in the UK. If you have an internet or mobile phone connection and an NFC-enabled phone, you’re in business.
At your jewellery shop.At your client site.At your boutique.At your beauty salon.At your farm stand.At your juice bar.
Take your first tap.
All the tools to get the job done.
Everything you need to run a business.
Make informed decisions with Square Analytics. Get in touch with customers with Square Marketing. Go online with Square Online. Do it all from your phone.
Plays well with others.
Think of Tap to Pay on Android as just another way to take payments. It works with any Square hardware you use, sending the money you make to the same Square account.
- Are Square payments using Tap to Pay on Android secure?
For Square payments, security is engineered into our products. We follow industry requirements to monitor your account for suspicious activity and support your PCI compliance.
- How do I set up Tap to Pay on Android?
After you download the Square Point of Sale app on your Android phone, check your device settings to see if NFC (near-field communication) is on. If it’s not on, turn it on. Then, navigate back to the Square Point of Sale app. In the More menu, visit Settings and verify that Tap to Pay on Android is enabled. Once that’s done, you’re ready to accept contactless cards with Tap to Pay on Android.
- Which payment methods work with Tap to Pay on Android?
The technology works with contactless cards, Apple Pay, Google Pay and other digital wallets. To determine if a card can make contactless payments, look for the contactless symbol. If your customer does not have a contactless payment method, you can also accept payments with manual card entry, a QR code or checkout link.
- Which phones are compatible with Tap to Pay on Android?
Most Android devices that run on Android 9 or a greater OS and have NFC capabilities will be compatible with Tap to Pay on Android. Learn what devices aren’t compatible here.
- Can I use Tap to Pay on Android for transactions over Card Verification Method (CVM) limits?
Tap to Pay on Android can accept transactions of all sizes when a digital wallet is used to make the payment. Debit or credit card transactions above the CVM limit are not supported with Tap to Pay on Android, and you and your customer will be prompted to use an alternative payment method like a digital wallet or manual card entry. The CVM limit is currently £100 in most instances.
Android is a trademark of Google LLC. The Contactless Symbol is a trademark owned by and used with permission of EMVCo, LLC.