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Secure Your Square Stand

Learn how to quickly set up your Square Stand, secure it to your countertop, and connect hardware accessories. Square Stand can be secured to your countertop using the adhesive plate or drill hardware included in the box.

Secure Square Stand (2nd Generation)

Install your Stand to a countertop using either a drill, a 3/16” drill bit and the included drill hardware, or with the included adhesive plate.

Note: Because the Square Stand is a piece of electrical equipment, please be sure to install it somewhere that is not frequently wet.

Adhesive Installation

  1. Plug the USB hub into the Stand: Plug the cable from the USB hub into the bottom of the Stand. Note: If the cable exits the base of the Stand on the right side (when the screen faces you), the Stand will swivel clockwise. If the cable exits the base on the left side, the Stand will swivel counterclockwise.

  2. Screw in the adhesive plate: Make sure the cable is firmly pushed in, then screw in the adhesive plate.

  3. Remove the adhesive backing: Check that the plate is tightly screwed in and the base of the Stand is locked with the cable exiting from your preferred side, then remove the adhesive backing.

  4. Secure the Stand to your countertop: Clean and dry the area where you want to install the Stand, then firmly adhere the stand into place. Press down for 30 seconds and wait 30 minutes for the adhesive to set.

Note: To remove the adhesive plate, pull the tabs on the base slowly outwards. The adhesive will start to stretch until it detaches from the surface it was installed on.

Drill Installation

  1. Plug the hub into the Stand: Plug the cable into the bottom of the Stand. Note: If the cable exits the base of the Stand on the right side (when the screen faces you), the Stand will swivel clockwise. If the cable exits the base on the left side, the Stand will swivel counterclockwise.

  2. Drill the hole for the installation hardware: With a 3/16” drill bit, drill a hole into your counter. Make sure your bit will work on your counter material.

  3. Line up Stand with the drill hole: Line up the screw hole in the base of the Stand with the hole in your counter. Double-check that the base of the Stand is locked with the cable exiting from your preferred side.

  4. Secure Stand to your counter: Screw the installation hardware into the base of the Stand through the bottom of your counter. Turn the nut until it’s firmly against the bottom of your counter. Make sure the installation hardware and the Stand are secure and Stand can only swivel on a 180-degree axis.

Insert or Remove the iPad from the Square Stand (2nd generation)

You can take your iPad out of Stand by pulling out then pushing down on the raised security latch located next to the iPad’s camera. That will disconnect the iPad for easy removal.

Secure the Square Stand (1st Generation)

Install your Stand to a countertop using either a drill, a 3/16” drill bit and the included drill hardware, or with the included adhesive plate.

Note: Because the Square Stand is a piece of electrical equipment, please be sure to install it somewhere that is not frequently wet.

Adhesive Installation

Square Stand adhesive mount graphic
  1. Plug the USB hardware hub into the Stand:
    Plug the cable from the USB hardware hub into the bottom of the Stand. Note: If the cable exits the base of the Stand on the right side (when the screen faces you), the Stand will swivel clockwise. If the cable exits the base on the left side, the Stand will swivel counterclockwise.

  2. Screw in the adhesive plate:
    Make sure the USB hardware hub cable is firmly pushed in, then screw in the adhesive plate.

  3. Remove the adhesive backing:
    Check that the plate is tightly screwed in and the base of the Stand is locked with the cable exiting from your preferred side, then remove the adhesive backing.

  4. Secure the Stand to your countertop:
    Clean and dry the area where you want to install the Stand, then firmly adhere the Stand into place. Press down for 30 seconds and wait 30 minutes for the adhesive to set.

Note: To remove the adhesive plate, pull the tabs on the base slowly outwards. The adhesive will start to stretch until it detaches from the surface it was installed on.

Drill Installation

Square Stand drill mount graphic
  1. Drill the hole for the installation hardware:
    With a 3/16” drill bit, drill a hole into your counter. Make sure your bit will work on your counter material.

  2. Plug the USB hardware hub into Stand:
    Plug the cable from the USB hardware hub into the bottom of the Stand. Note: If the cable exits the base of the Stand on the right side (when the screen faces you), the Stand will swivel clockwise. If the cable exits the base on the left side, the Stand will swivel counterclockwise.

  3. Line up Stand with the drill hole:
    Line up the screw hole in the base of the Stand with the hole in your counter. Double-check that the base of the Stand is locked with the cable exiting from your preferred side.

  4. Secure Stand to your counter:
    Screw the installation hardware into the base of the Stand through the bottom of your counter. Turn the nut until it’s firmly against the bottom of your counter. Make sure the installation hardware and the Stand are secure and Stand can only swivel on a 180-degree axis.

Insert or Remove the iPad from the Square Stand (1st generation)

  1. Remove the security pin from the headset jack of your iPad.

  2. Press the eject button located on the underside of the iPad enclosure.

  3. Gently remove the iPad.

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