Square Point of Sale Beta for Android
The Square Point of Sale beta for Android allows you to test-drive our newest features. As a member of Square’s Preview Programme, you have access to updates and can help us improve the Square experience for everyone.
Make sure you are running Google Android 5 or later (Honeycomb or modified versions of Android are not supported).
Install the Beta App
Go to https://play.google.com/apps/testing/com.squareup.beta and sign in with the Google Account you use to get apps from the Google Play Store.
Go to the Play Store and search “Square Point of Sale Beta Preview” and install.
Open the Register beta app and sign in to your Square account.
Note: You’ll have two versions of the app. The beta version has blue stripes in the logo.
Update the Register Beta Application
When Square releases new versions, you’ll see an update notification in the beta application.
Update notifications appear once every 4 hours until you update to the latest version. You can dismiss update notifications for up to a week after the first one appears. If you ignore the prompts, you download the beta app again, to manually update the app.
Upon deleting and reinstalling the beta app, be sure to check your settings, including printer settings, as these aren’t saved.
Keep the beta app up-to-date. You can manually update the app at any time to ensure you’re running the latest version.Should you encounter any issues with the latest beta app update, please report them and revert back to the App Store version of Square Point of Sale.
Cash drawer sessions live on your device. When switching from the App Store app to the beta app, be sure to close and restart your cash drawer.
Note: Cash drawer sessions live on your device. When switching from the Play Store app to the beta app, be sure to close and restart your cash drawer.
If you notice a glitch with the Square beta app or your mobile device, try the following troubleshooting tips:
Make sure that both your mobile device and the app are up to date.
Sign out and back in to the app.
Turn your mobile device off and on.
Force quit the app on your device.
Delete and reinstall the beta application. See steps above for Install the beta.
Thank you for helping us build the best business tools for you. By downloading the beta app and joining our Preview Programme, you’re helping us to improve Square with real-world testing.