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Square Dashboard Overview

Your online Square Dashboard is your Square account online where you can access tools to manage your daily business operations. Below is an overview of your online Dashboard.

Note: Processing payments through the online Dashboard isn’t available at this time.


Home provides a snapshot of your daily business activities – your next transfer amount, top-selling items, daily gross sales and more.


The following sections are available from Sales:

  • Reports: Access general sales summaries and reports on sales trends, accepted payment methods, items sold, etc.
  • Transactions: Review details on individual transactions, including customer-facing receipts and any collected payment signatures.
  • Balance: See your next transfer amount, full transfer history and a breakdown of the transactions included in each transfer. You can also adjust your close of day.
  • Cash Drawers: Track your cash drawer history and individual drawer sessions. Note: This is only available to customers with Cash Management enabled.


Add items individually or in bulk to create your item library, and manage item specific settings from the following sections:


Create permission groups and team member profiles, track sales and timecards by team member, and reset passcodes. Manage your entire staff in a few clicks, allowing your team to take payments while keeping sensitive areas secure.

  • Team: Create team member profiles with assigned permission sets and passcodes for your Square Point of Sale app and online Square Dashboard.
  • Permissions: Create predefined permission sets for current and future team members that set permissions for what they can access in your Square Point of Sale app and online Square Dashboard.


Manage and edit your team’s hours right from your online Square Dashboard.

  • Workday: View and edit a single day’s worth of team member activity. This includes every shift started within the selected workday, breaks and whether any shifts for that day included overtime.
  • Report: Review total hours and labour costs necessary to pay your team members.
  • Settings: Set Overtime rules for each location and select a Work Period.


Access tools to help you to better manage, understand and engage with your customers.

  • Insights: View your customers’ payment activity and level of satisfaction.
  • Directory: Keep track of your customers by building customer profiles.
  • Feedback: See feedback from your customers about their experiences with your business and reply to them personally.


Manage everything invoice related – create new invoices, see outstanding or unpaid invoices, review your invoice payment history and more.

Virtual Terminal

Manually enter or swipe in-person payments from your computer with Square Virtual Terminal. Your payments will be tracked and transferred along with all of your other payments.

Learn more about using Virtual Terminal in our Support Centre.

Gift Cards

Order and set up physical Square Gift Cards and eGift Cards for your business.

Online Store

From Online Store, set up your free store with Square to sell goods, services, event tickets and even accept donations.


Visit Apps to explore our Square Marketplace Apps and learn more about Square Connect API.

Account & Settings

Account & Settings is where you can manage your personal account information (email address, password, notifications, preferred dashboard language), your business information (linked bank account, receipt and tax information), and order a Square Reader and stickers.