Getting Started with Square for Retail on Mobile
With Square for Retail on Mobile, you can accept payments and run your retail business from beyond the counter and straight from the palm of your hand. By using the app with any compatible iPhone, you’ll have the opportunity to meet your customers where they are – and add in extra points of sale when things get busy. Once you’ve installed Square for Retail on Mobile, you can:
Provide your team members with device codes to have them take payments from their personal devices when your line gets too long.
Take payments on-the-go from anywhere in the country and track your business’s transactions with a few simple taps.
Create and manage customers, discounts and items, whether you’re at your primary business location or in the comfort of your own home.
Free up your main point of sale to take care of your customers and receive stock on your phone to ensure your inventory is accurate and up-to-date.
Take a look at the table below to view the differences between Square for Retail on Mobile vs Square for Retail on an iPad or Square Register.
|Add Customer to Basket||✔️||✔️|
|Customer Cheat Sheet||✔️||✔️|
|Issue Exchanges (Plus Only)||✔️||✔️|
|Print New Receipt||✔️||✔️|
|Search Transaction by Receipt, Card and Customer||✔️||✔️|
|Search by Scanning Barcode||✔️||-|
|Cross-Location Inventory Search||✔️||-|
|Cross Location Pickup||✔️||-|
|Print Postage Labels||✔️||-|
|View Inventory Counts||✔️||✔️|
|Edit Product Options||✔️||✔️|
|Add Cost Upon Receival||✔️||-|
|Add Vendor Upon Receival||✔️||-|
|Receive Purchase Orders||✔️||-|
|View Purchase Order Details||✔️||-|
|Search for Purchase Orders||✔️||-|
|Create Purchase Orders||✔️||-|
|Print Barcode Labels||✔️||-|
|Low Stock Alerts||✔️||✔️|
|Cash Drawer Management||✔️||-|
|Item Sales Report||✔️||✔️|
|View Outstanding Invoices||✔️||✔️|
|View Paid Invoices||✔️||✔️|
|Orders - Quick Actions||✔️||-|
|Orders - Alerts||✔️||-|
|Orders - Print Online Order Tickets||✔️||-|
|Physical Gift Cards||✔️||✔️|
To get started on an iPhone, download the Square for Retail app and enter your email and password or create a device code to log in to start taking payments.