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Square Terminal Guide

Square Terminal is your all-in-one payment card machine for in-person payments and receipts. Now that you have your handheld device, you’re ready to get set up and start processing transactions.

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Set up

Once you receive your Square Terminal, setup only takes a few quick minutes.


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Using your Terminal

After you’ve set up your new Terminal, you’ll be ready to start accepting payments!

To learn more about using your Square Terminal, read more:

You can also connect Square Terminal with Square Point of Sale for in-person payments or connect Square Terminal with Virtual Terminal to take in-person or remote payments.

Note: Square Terminal does not support or read file attachments.


If you have any trouble with your Square Terminal, check out this article for help:

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