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Create a Printer Station and Connect a Printer

Use Printer Stations to save your settings to your device and easily swap between connected printers. 

Ethernet Printer

  1. Locate your wireless router with Ethernet port and make sure you have a strong Wi-Fi signal. 
  2. Connect one end of the Ethernet cable into the rear panel of the printer, and plug the other end of the cable into the wireless router’s Ethernet port. 
  3. From the Square app, tap: Three Horizontal Lines or the down arrow at the top of the Square Register: Register Switcher
  4. Tap Settings >Printers > Create Printer Station.
  5. Enter a printer station name. 
  6. Tap Printer and select your printer.
  7. Make sure the receipt printer and your device are connected to the same Wi-Fi network. To test your connection, tap Test Print.
  8. Toggle on Receipts, Order Tickets, and/or Order Ticket Stubs.
  9. Tap** Save**.

To connect multiple devices to the same Ethernet printer, follow these steps with each iOS device. You can also print copies of the same receipt to multiple printers from one device.

Note: Your printer must have an Ethernet interface. You can order swappable interfaces but be sure to request the Ethernet connection type on your printer.

Wi-Fi Printer

  1. Ensure the your device is connected to your Wi-Fi network 
  2. From the Square app, tap: Three Horizontal Lines or the down arrow at the top of the Square Register: Register Switcher
  3. Tap Settings >Printers > Create Printer Station.
  4. Enter a printer station name. 
  5. Tap Printer and select your printer.
  6. Make sure the receipt printer and your device are connected to the same Wi-Fi network. To test your connection, tap Test Print.
  7. Toggle on Receipts, Order Tickets, and/or Order Ticket Stubs.
  8. Tap** Save**.

USB Printer for Square Stand and Square Register

  1. Plug your supported USB receipt printer into a power source.
  2. Plug your USB cable from your printer into the hardware hub
  3. From the Square Point of Sale app, tap: Three Horizontal Lines or the down arrow at the top of the Square Register: Register Switcher
  4. Tap Settings > Printers > Create Printer Station
  5. Enter a printer station name.
  6. Tap Printer and select your USB printer. To test your printer connection, tap Test Print
  7. Toggle on Receipts, Order Tickets, and/or Order Ticket Stubs.
  8. Tap Save.

If you’re using a different Square app, like Square for Restaurants or Square for Retail, learn more about setting up your hardware.

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