The Square Point of Sale app is the simplest way to accept card payments and has all the features you need to create a seamless payment experience for you and your customers. Whatever your business’ size, Square has the tools you need to grow. Customise your account, track your inventory and access data from your online Square Dashboard to make informed business decisions.

For a setup overview, watch the video below:

Get Started 

Before accepting payments with Square, you’ll want to make sure you’re using a supported device and that your account is ready to go when you are. Follow these simple steps to get started:

  1. Check whether your mobile device is compatible with the Square app
  2. Learn about Square’s fees
  3. Sign up for a Square account
  4. Link your bank account
  5. Select a deposit schedule that works for your business
  6. Download the Square Point of Sale app
  7. Purchase your Square Reader when you activate your account
  8. Learn how to call or email Square Support

Set Up Your Business

After you’ve signed up and activated your Square account, you’re ready to customise your Square Point of Sale app and item library to make checkout a breeze. Follow these steps to set up your app:

  1. Create and manage items online
  2. Create modifier sets, discounts and add Goods and Services Tax
  3. Bulk import items to your item library
  4. Enable cash drawer management
  5. Establish inventory levels and set stock alerts
  6. Connect supported hardware accessories

Accept Payments and Run Your Business

With your library and settings established, you can quickly accept payments in-person, over the phone and through invoices. Send customers receipts, get customer feedback or process refunds to keep your customers happy. Read these steps to learn how to use Square to run your business:

  1. Accept in-person payments with the Square Reader
  2. Accept over-the-phone payments without the Square Reader
  3. Accept cash, gift certificates and other tender payments
  4. Manage your cash drawer with Square on the iPad
  5. Send receipts
  6. Send invoices
  7. Process full or partial refunds from your Dashboard or the Square Register app

Make The Most of Your Business Data

Square gives you access to your payment data, including item and modifier sales, taxes, discounts and customer behaviour, all from your online dashboard. Learn how to view, download and make the most of your data:

  1. Review and download your Sales reports online
  2. Review and print your Sales reports in-app

Troubleshooting Square

We work hard to make Square easy to use and intuitive. But just in case you run into trouble, follow the steps below to resolve most issues:

  1. Check your bank verification status
  2. Reset your password
  3. Update the Square Register app
  4. Payment troubleshooting