Square for Restaurants on Square Register
You are able to use Square for Restaurants Free directly from your Square Register and take advantage of Restaurant features.
Sign in to Square for Restaurants on Square Register
To get started for the first time with Square for Restaurants on Square Register:
Sign in using your email and password or create a Restaurant device code from your online Square Dashboard.
Once you have created a Restaurant device code, sign in by tapping Device Code in the top corner of the Register screen.
After you've logged in to Square Register, you can start taking payments.
If this is your first time using the Square Register and you’ve already completed setup, make sure you check for an update by tapping Utilities > Settings > Hardware > General > About Register > Software Update.
If you have already been accepting payments on Square Register using Square Point of Sale, simply sign out of each device and sign in with a Restaurants device code.
Restaurants Feature Availability on Register
Keep in mind that only Square for Restaurants Free features are available on your Register. When upgrading from Restaurants Free to Restaurants Plus or Premium plans, the paid features are currently not available on Register. But if you do upgrade, you will have access to Plus Dashboard features like Category Rollup Reports and Menu Reports.
|Feature||Square for Restaurants Free Plan (Register Compatible)||Square for Restaurants Plus Plan|
|Remote Menu and Grid Management||✔️||✔️|
|Remote Device Management||✔️||✔️|
|Shared Device Settings||✖️||✔️|
|Service Charge Reporting||✔️||✔️|
|Section Sale and Cover Reports||✖️||✔️|
|Category Rollup Reports||✖️||✔️|
|Open Bills (& Predefined Bills)||✔️||✔️|
|Item Creation on the POS||✖️||✖️|
|Device Settings on the POS||✔️||✔️|
|Auto-Service Charge (manual or always apply)||✔️||✔️|
|Auto-Service Charge (based on seating)||✖️||✔️|
|Advanced (Conversational) Modifiers||✔️||✔️|
|Table Colours Based on Time||✖️||✔️|
|Seating & Cover Counts||✖️||✔️|
|Item availability & Item Counts||✔️||✔️|
|Reopen Closed Bills||✖️||✔️|
|Close of Day||✖️||✔️|
|Live Sales Report in App||✔️||✔️|
|Free Team Management||✔️||✔️|
|Paid Team Management||Available as add-on||Included|
You can compare the features between Square POS, the Square for Restaurants Free Plan and Plus Plan on the available chart for Square for Restaurants Free.