Square Register Guide
Learn all about how to set up, run and troubleshoot your Square Register.
Square Register is a purpose-built, all-in-one point of sale, creating a seamless buying experience for both you and your customer utilizing the included customer display.
Plug in and power on your Square Register then log in to your existing Square account, or follow one of the steps below to create a new account:
Scan the QR code to create an account with a separate device.
Select Continue to sign in to create an account on Square Register
Select Email a link instead to receive a sign up link to your email address.
Set Up Hardware
Once you receive your Square Register, setup is a breeze.
From printers to cash drawers, connecting hardware usually requires a few simple steps to get you up and running. Refer to the instructions below for commonly used, third-party hardware accessories.
Note: Prior to connecting hardware, ensure that your Square Register is connected to the USB accessory hub, power adapter and power adapter cable.
Connecting to External Hardware
For information on connecting external hardware, refer to the Connect Recommended Hardware to Square Register article.
Set Up Software
Square Register comes with Square Point of Sale software installed and ready to use once powered on – simply log in with your email address and password to get started. Refer to the instructions below to learn more about common actions like creating items, setting up taxes, creating discounts and more.
Using Square Register with other Square Products
Using your Square Register
After you’ve set up your new Square Register, you’ll be ready to start accepting payments!
Whether you need to quickly process a sale for one of your customers or review your transaction reporting for a specific time frame, Square Register lets you do it all – and the customer-facing display allows for easy, contactless payments to ensure safety for both your buyers and team members.
Note: Square Register does not support or read file attachments.
Learn more about accepting tips with the Square app.
If you have any trouble with your Square Register, check out the following articles for help.