Permissions Required for the Square App
In order for the Square app to function properly, certain permissions must be turned on from your mobile device. These permissions allow your device to communicate with the app and process payments.
Square App Permissions
|Permissions||Why Square Needs Access|
|Microphone||Square needs to know where transactions take place to reduce risk and minimise payment disputes.|
|Geo-location||Square needs to know where transactions take place to reduce risk and minimise payment disputes.|
|Camera||To upload your account logo, profile images and item images.|
|Manage Calls (Android)||To connect the Square Reader to your Android device.|
|Bluetooth (iOS)||To connect Bluetooth devices to the Square App on iOS.|
|Local Network (iOS)||To connect network printers to the Square App on your iOS device.|
Note: Security is very important at Square. Learn more about how Square protects your information.