Included in the Kit
|Heckler @Rest Stand|
|Square Reader for contactless and chip|
|Square Reader for magstripe|
|Bluetooth receipt printer|
|Receipt printer paper|
|iPad mini 4|
|Dock for Square Reader|
|Bluetooth bar code scanner|
|Security lock, wire, and anchor point|
|USB wall charger|
Let’s get set up
Follow these steps to assemble your kit:
Step 1. Download our free point-of-sale app
If you haven’t already, download Square Point of Sale from the App Store to your iPad.
Step 2. Connect to the Internet
For complete mobility, connect to the Internet with an iPad cellular data plan. If you don’t have access to cellular data, you can connect to a Wi-Fi signal or use Offline Mode in the Square app.
Step 3. Secure your iPad
Set your iPad mini on the Heckler @Rest stand. Use the included plugs to position the bottom of the iPad on the stand. If you purchased a security lock, wire, and anchor point, go ahead and get things locked down. Superglue the anchor point to your device, slip in the lock, and then loop the wire around a fixed point and attach it to the lock.
Step 4. Charge and set up the Square Reader for contactless and chip
Use the included micro USB cable to charge your Square Reader for contactless and chip. Connect the micro USB end to your reader, and the other end to a computer or outlet using a USB power adapter (sold separately).
Once it’s charged, press and release the button on your reader to turn it on. Go to Settings on your iPad and make sure Bluetooth is turned on. Open your Square app and tap the three horizontal lines on the bottom left to access the Settings sidebar menu.
Tap Settings > Card Readers > Contactless + Chip Reader.
Put your reader into pairing mode by pressing the reader’s button for 3 to 10 seconds. Remove your finger as soon as you see orange flashing lights.
Note: If you see red flashing lights, you’ve held the button for too long, and you need to try again. When connected, the reader will be listed as Ready.
Step 5. Plug in the Square Reader for magstripe
To connect your Square Reader for magstripe, simply plug it into your iPad’s headset jack.
Step 6. Connect your receipt printer
Remove the back panel on the receipt printer to load the batteries inside. Hold down the button on the printer to turn on Bluetooth. Next, turn on Bluetooth from your iPad settings. Your receipt printer should then pop up on the list of available devices. Select the printer to pair.
Step 7. Add paper to your printer
Lift the lever on the top-right side of your printer, open it up, and rest the printer paper inside. The trick is to keep the roll underhand, leave a little slack, and then shut the top with some paper sticking out. Once you get a solid green light, it’s good to go.
Step 8. Set up your cash drawer (optional)
You can set your cash drawer next to your iPad. Use the included manager keys to open the drawer after every cash sale.
Note: Because the cash drawer doesn’t connect directly to the Bluetooth printer, it won’t automatically open after cash sales.
Step 9. Connect your bar code scanner (optional)
Use a coin to remove the back panel on the bar code scanner, load the batteries inside, and snap everything back in place. Hold down the button on the scanner to turn on Bluetooth. Go to your iPad settings, make sure Bluetooth is turned on, and then select the scanner to pair.
Step 10. Test it out
Open your Square Point of Sale app. Tap the three lines on the bottom left to access the Settings sidebar menu.
Tap Settings > Printers. From here, you’ll see all available printers. Select your printer from the list and make sure to turn on Receipts, Order Tickets, and/or Order Ticket Stubs.
Then tap Bar Code Scanners and make sure your scanner appears in the list of connected devices. Test it by scanning a bar code.
Need Onsite Support?
Call our partner Boomtown.
Boomtown can send a local technician onsite to set up your Square hardware and network, and provide technical support for your business.