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Accessibility on Square Register

Square Register has several accessibility options available to help accommodate the needs of visually-impaired sellers and customers.

TalkBack

Use the TalkBack feature to enable your Square Register to play audio of what is represented on screen. To enable TalkBack:

  1. Tap the down arrow at the top of Square Register > tap Settings.

  2. Tap Hardware > Accessibility.

  3. Tap TalkBack, then toggle on the TalkBack option.

The 3.5mm audio jack is located on the top right of the customer display. When headphones are inserted into the audio jack, TalkBack will automatically be enabled on the customer display. Once you've enabled the TalkBack feature, there are several features:

Note: Lightning or USB C headphones are not compatible with the 3.5mm audio jack at this time. You can use a headphone jack adapter as an alternative.

Magnification

Magnification enlarges a selected portion of the main display on your Square Register, allowing you to zoom in and out with ease.

To enable magnification:

  1. Tap the down arrow at the top of Square Register > tap Settings.

  2. Tap Hardware > Accessibility.

  3. Tap Magnification, then toggle on the Magnification option.

Once you've enabled magnification on your Square Register:

  • Triple-tap the main display screen with one finger to enlarge that area of the display. This is the only magnification level available and cannot be adjusted.

  • Press, hold and drag two fingertips around the screen to pan around the display.

  • Triple tap to stop magnification and revert to a normal display experience.

Note: The magnification feature does not enlarge the font on the main display or customer screen.