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Manage Orders on Square Terminal

With the mobile Square Terminal you are able to receive, view, and print your online orders from your hand-held device. Whether your orders are coming in from your Square Online, or a third-party delivery or ordering integration, you can easily manage your orders, check the status of your orders and configure your order settings directly from Square Terminal’s Order Manager.

Learn more about managing online orders with Square in our Support Centre.

View Order Status

You’re able to view the status of your orders from your Square Terminal. To do so:

1. Tap the three horizontal lines in the upper left corner.
2. Tap Orders.
3. At the top of the screen, press on the filter menu to view All Active, Arrived, Upcoming or Completed.

By default, your active orders will be displayed on your Orders homepage. Any new orders will be highlighted green for easy visibility. Once an order is opened and the order details are viewed, the highlight will disappear and you can continue to fulfil your orders as usual. 

Update Order Fulfilment and Payment Status

You’re able to update the status of your orders based on the order type. To do so:

1. On your Square Terminal, tap the three horizontal lines in the upper-left corner > tap Orders.
2. Press the filter option at the top of the screen and select which orders to view, either by Status or Type.
3. Select the order whose status you wish to update.

Each order type can be updated to the following statuses:

  • Delivery: Mark as in progress, Mark as ready and Mark as complete.

  • Pickup: Mark as in progress, Mark as ready and Mark as picked up.

  • Shipment: Mark as in progress and Mark as shipped.

  • Upcoming: Move to active.

Once you select the order type, you can select an individual order to view the order’s information. Order detail information includes customer contact details, item(s) and payment information. You can select Transaction detail to view additional transaction information.

View Order Type

You can view the different order categories from the Order Manager in your Square Terminal. To do so:

1. Tap the three horizontal lines in the upper-left corner > tap Orders.
2. At the top of the screen, press on the filter menu.
3. One you are viewing the filter menu, you can view orders by type.

The following order types are visible from your Square Terminal:

  • Curbside: A quick and easy way for customers to collect their order and have it delivered in their vehicle while they are parked at your business.

  • Delivery: If a customer purchases an item from you with Square Online, they can have it delivered via your courier from a brick and mortar location.

  • Pickup: If a customer purchases an item from you with Square Online, they can pick it up from a brick and mortar location.

  • Shipment: Customers place online orders with your business, and you can ship it to their delivery address.

Read more about managing online orders with Square.

Add Tracking Information to an Order

You are able to add a tracking number and carrier information to shipment orders. To do so:

1. Tap the three horizontal lines in the upper-left corner > tap Orders.
2. Press the filter option at the top of the screen and and filter by Shipment.
3. Select the order you wish to add tracking information to.
4. On the order detail page, select Add tracking information.
5. Provide the tracking number and the carrier > press Done.

Once tracking information is added, you can update the order by selecting Mark as shipped.

Cancel an Order

To cancel an order from your Square Terminal:

1. Tap the three horizontal lines in the upper-left corner > tap Orders.
2. Press the filter option at the top of the screen and select orders to view, either by Status or Type.
3. Select the order you wish to cancel.
4. Scroll to the bottom of the order detail page and select Cancel items.
5. Indicate a reason and opt to adjust your stock, if applicable. If adjusting your stock, select a reason.

Once the order is cancelled it will no longer appear in the Orders section of your Square Terminal.

Printer Settings

When you receive online orders, you can have your order tickets printed from your Square Terminal device. To configure your printer settings:

  1. Tap the three horizontal lines in the upper-left corner.

  2. Tap Settings > Hardware > Printer.

  3. Toggle ONOnline order tickets.

  4. To set up automatic printing (a ticket will print when there is a new order), toggle ONAutomatically print new orders.

To test your printer connection, tap Test Print. You’ll only be able to enable Order Tickets from your Terminal; all other receipt types will print directly from your Terminal’s built-in printer.

Read more about connecting a printer to your Square Terminal.

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