Build your item library with the Square Register app by creating items and categories.

Note: In addition to the Square app, you can manage items online from your online Square Dashboard.

Create Items with the Square App

  1. Tap the following icon in the navigation bar: Three Horizontal Lines
  2. Tap Items > All items > Create Item
  3. Enter the item details, including any applicable modifiers and taxes. To determine an item’s price at checkout, leave the price field blank.
  4. If an item has multiple variations or price points, tap Add New Price Point.
  5. Tap Save

Note: In addition to the Square app, you can manage items online from your Square Dashboard.

Edit and Delete Items with the Square App

  1. Tap the three horizontal lines in the navigation bar.
  2. Tap Items > All Items
  3. Tap the item you’d like to edit or delete and make your changes.
  4. Tap Save or Delete Item. 

Manage Categories with the Square App

For an easy checkout experience, organize your items into categories: 

  1. Tap the three horizontal lines in the navigation bar.
  2. Tap Items > Categories > Create Category, or select a category to modify.
  3. Tap Save.

Set Up Your Item Grid on a Tablet

Build your Item Grid to quickly access frequently used items, discounts, or categories. To do so:

  1. Tap Set Up Items Grid > select a numbered item page.
  2. Tap any + icon on the grid.
  3. Add an item, category, or discount to the page. 
  4. Tap Done Editing to save.

You can also customize the appearance of your Items Grid:

  1. Tap the three horizontal lines in the navigation bar. 
  2. Tap Settings > Item Appearance
  3. Select your display preference. Choose between image or text tiles.
  4. Tap Save.

Note: An items grid isn’t available from the Square app on smartphones.

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