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Recommended Hardware for Square Stand

Connect your Square Stand with a compatible iPad and recommended hardware accessories to help run your business. Before purchasing a Square Stand, make sure you’re using a supported iPad. You can identify your iPad model on Apple’s Support site.

If you’re not using a Square Stand, learn about other recommended hardware.

Square Stand and iPad Compatibility

Please ensure you select the correct model for your iPad when purchasing:

  • iPad (8th generation 2020)

  • iPad (7th generation 2019)

  • iPad Pro 10.5”

  • iPad Air (3rd generation 2019)

Square Stand is not compatible with the following iPad models:

iPad Air

  • iPad Air (1st generation 2013)
  • iPad Air 2 (2014)
  • iPad Air (4th generation)


  • iPad (6th generation 2018)
  • iPad (5th generation 2017)
  • iPad 4
  • iPad 3
  • iPad 2
  • iPad (1st generation)
  • iPad mini (all versions)

iPad Pro

  • iPad Pro 12.9”
  • iPad Pro 11”
  • iPad Pro 9.7”

You can find out what iPad model you have in the Apple Support Centre.

Supported Hardware for Square Stand

Third-Party Hardware

You can add hardware accessories to your Square Stand order, or you can purchase them separately from third-party retailers. We recommend the following:

Learn how to connect Square Stand hardware accessories.

Additional Supported Hardware for Square Stand

If you’d like to use your existing hardware in place of the recommended accessories above, review this list for additional supported hardware.

Purchase a Square Stand

Order a Square Stand for your iPad and supported hardware accessories from Square Shop.