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Square for Restaurants on Square Register

You are able to use Square for Restaurants Free directly from your Square Register and take advantage of free restaurant features.

Sign in to Square for Restaurants on Square Register

To get started for the first time with Square for Restaurants on Square Register:

  1. Sign in using your email and password or create a Restaurant device code from your online Square Dashboard.

  2. Once you have created a Restaurants device code , sign in by tapping Device Code in the top corner of the Square Register screen.

  3. After you've logged in to Square Register, you can start taking payments.

If this is your first time using the Square Register and you’ve already set it up, make sure to check for an update by tapping Utilities > Settings > Hardware > General > About Register > Software Update.

If you have already been accepting payments on Square Register using Square Point of Sale, simply sign out of the Square Point of Sale app and sign in to Square for Restaurants with your device code.

Restaurants Feature Availability on Register

All Square for Restaurants Plus features are available on Square Register except for reopening checks and dark mode. Learn more about the features of Square for Restaurants Free and Square for Restaurants Plus plans.

Restaurants on Register FAQ

How do I accept payments with Square for Restaurants on my Square Register?

Once you log in to Square for Restaurants on your Square Register, you can accept payments.

What does the keypad do?

With Square for Restaurants on Register, we’ve added a left hand keypad. You can easily add custom amounts, item quantities, or use it as a calculator. This keypad cannot be disabled.

Where do I set up hardware?

On Square Register, select Utilities > Settings > Hardware to adjust settings like network, Bluetooth, general, customer display, main display, sounds, and accessibility. You can also manage settings for third-party hardware, like bar code scanners, cash drawers, and printers

Where do I find reports?

Sales Reports can be found by tapping Utilities along the bottom bar in Square Register.

Can I apply Automatic Gratuity with Square Register?

Yes! You are able to apply Automatic Gratuity manually (per check) or automatically (to all checks) from your Square Register. To enable Automatic Gratuity, navigate to your Square Dashboard, Devices, and Service Settings.

Does using Register add to my Square for Restaurants monthly subscription fees?

Yes, as your Square Register does count as one device. If you are subscribed to Square for Restaurants Plus and using Square Register, you will be charged per device. Check out Square for Restaurants Pricing to learn more.