There are a number of reasons why you may not be able to sign in. Resetting your password is the first step towards regaining access to your account. Click Forgot Password, confirm the email address used to register for Square, and follow the instructions in the email sent to that address.
You may also be using an incorrect phone number for two-step verification. Two-step verification is a tool that provides an extra layer of security for your Square Account, protecting your account from unauthorized access. Once you set up and activate your Square account, you’ll be prompted to enable two-step verification.
Most issues involving the Square Dashboard are caused by an unsupported or outdated browser, or by a browser that needs its cache cleared. Following a few browser troubleshooting steps can help in most cases.
If you have questions about a recent transaction with a Square seller or would like more information about joining Square, we’re glad to help by phone between Monday and Friday, 9AM - 9PM ET at 1(855)700-6000.
Creating an Item Library helps you quickly add items to sales, manage taxes, track inventory, and build insightful reports on what’s selling. Having Items is also useful when sending Square Marketing campaigns and setting up Square Loyalty programs for specific products.
Credit card processing with Square is available in the 50 United States, Canada, Japan, Australia, and the United Kingdom. Payments can only be processed in the country in which you activate your account. For example, if you activate your account in the United States, you’re not able to process credit card payments in Canada, and vice versa.
Square is a credit card processing company, but we don’t give our account holders individual merchant ID numbers. Although we don’t assign specific numbers, your business is still designated as a merchant with Square, and your Square merchant account is associated with your email address.
Bank accounts can be linked and edited from Account & Settings in your online Square Dashboard and from More > Settings > Account > Bank Account in the Square app utilizing the full routing and account number.
From this section of your Square account, you can also link multiple external bank accounts by clicking Add external bank account. From here, enter your bank account details and complete the bank verification process.
Verification for bank accounts can take up to 4 business days, and the status of the account’s verification is available within the online Square Dashboard. Bank accounts being verified must have at least $1 available to complete the ACH transfer and debit.
Square automatically transfers funds to your linked bank account within 1-2 business days. instant transfer is available for a 1.5% fee of the transfer amount. Learn about your transfer options with Square.
If you’ve purchased a new device, simply download the Square app and sign in to your existing account with the associated email address and password. Funds will continue to be transferred to the bank account linked to your Square account. Additionally, Square readers are universal and can be used with any supported device and Square account, so there’s no need to activate or register them.
If you have multiple locations, you can use Device Codes to link mobile devices to specific locations. Device codes allow you to log in without an email address and password.
Full sales summaries, fees paid, and individual payment details are available from the Sales tab of your online Square Dashboard. If you attempted a payment and aren’t seeing it in your activity, check the Transactions Status report.
The US state your taxpayer information is associated with will determine your qualification for a 1099-K.
Generally, accounts meeting both of the following criteria qualify for a 1099-K and must be reported to the IRS:
More than $20,000 in gross sales from goods or services in the calendar year
and more than 200 transactions in the calendar year
However, if your tax reporting information is associated with Massachusetts or Vermont, we are required to issue a 1099-K and report to your state when you process $600 or more in credit card payments.