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
Square Stand now comes in two sizes to accommodate even more iPad models, including the latest iPad and iPad Air with 10.2” and 10.5” screens. Please ensure you select the correct model for your iPad when purchasing:
- iPad (7th generation 2019)
- iPad (6th generation 2018)
- iPad (5th generation 2017)
- iPad Pro 10.5”
- iPad Pro 9.7”
- iPad Air (3rd generation 2019)
- iPad Air 2 (2014)
- iPad Air (1st generation 2013)
The latest versions of Square Stand are not compatible with the following iPad models:
- iPad 4
- iPad 3
- iPad 2
- iPad (1st generation)
- iPad Pro 12.9”
- iPad Pro 11”
- iPad mini (all versions)
You can find out what iPad model you have in the Apple Support Center.
Note: Square no longer sells or manufactures Square Stand for iPad 2, iPad 3, or iPad 4, but we’ll continue to provide troubleshooting support for these models.
Supported Hardware for Square Stand
The Square Contactless and Chip Card Reader
To accept chip cards and contactless payments, you can connect the Square contactless and chip card reader to the Square Stand.
You can add hardware accessories to your Square Stand order, or you can purchase them separately from third-party retailers. We recommend the following:
- Printer-driven cash drawer: Star Micronics 37965600
- USB Cash Drawer
- USB receipt printer: Star Micronics TSP143IIU
- USB bar code scanner: Motorola Symbol LS2208
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’s eCommerce site.