Square Point of Sale

Point-of-sale software designed to grow with you.

Compatible with Apple and Android devices.

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All the tools you need

Payments, digital receipts, open tickets, inventory, reports, and more—Square makes it all easy.

Powerful enough for every business

From retail to bakeries, Square’s POS system serves every kind of business.

Works on Apple and Android

Square Point of Sale is free to download. Use it as a mobile POS on a smartphone or on a tablet at your counter.

Always getting better

We’re always building new tools and features. Keep your business up to speed with free POS software updates.


Customize your counter. Take payments on the go.

Get the hardware you need to take payments anywhere your customers are. Complete your countertop with Square Stand plus a custom point-of-sale kit, and get a mobile POS with Square Reader.

No training necessary.

Square Point of Sale is designed to get your staff up and running quickly. Drag and drop items and categories, customize your items grid, and bring popular items front and center.

Receipt and tipping options

Customers can choose between digital (email or text message) and printed receipts. Suggested tip options keep employees happy, too.

Open tickets and split tender

Keep tabs open and let your customers pay when it’s convenient. Split a tab by cards or take payments multiple ways.

Learn more about Open Tickets

Manage inventory in real time

Change item details like price, name, or quantity in real time. Track stock quantities and get email alerts when items run low.

Learn more about Square Inventory

Additional features for retailers.

The free Square Point of Sale app works great for any business, but Square for Retail is purpose-built for retail stores.

Advanced management tools

Get robust inventory, employee, and customer relationship management tools for only $60/mo.

  • Multilocation inventory management
  • Employee accounts and permissions
  • Cost of goods sold and projected profit reporting
  • Advanced customer outreach tools and profiles
  • Purchase orders and vendor lists
  • Full compatibility with all Square hardware

Learn more about Square for Retail

Integrated payment processing.

No need to set up a separate processing account. Accept cards, cash, checks, and gift cards with Square’s free POS software.

Take payments offline

Take payments without a connection in Offline Mode and pay the usual 2.75% per swipe.

Learn more about Offline Mode

Clear pricing, no surprises

Process Visa, Mastercard, Discover, and American Express at 2.75% per swipe, chip card dip, or NFC payment.

Learn more about Square Pricing

Save cards on file

Store payment details for your regulars. Charge them at the tap of a button and save time at checkout.

Learn more about Card on File

Deposits the next business day

Know exactly when you’re getting paid. Square deposits money directly into your bank account in one to two business days.

Learn about Square's deposit schedule

Make more informed business decisions.

When the work day is done, sign in to your free Square Dashboard from any computer. From new customer information to sales by item, see what’s working or where to improve.

Learn more about Square Analytics

Manage employee access.

Control what data your employees can access with employee passcodes. Keep tabs on who sold and refunded what.

Timecards at the point of sale

Square Point of Sale lets employees clock in and out right at your point of sale. Every transaction is linked to an employee, which speeds up reconciling tips and commissions.

Mobilize your staff

When lines get long, equip staff with Square Readers and a smartphone or tablet—send them out with their mobile POS systems to ring up customers.

Learn more about Employee Management

Multiple locations, one account.

Edit your menu, employee timecards, and prices for different locations from anywhere, all through your Square Dashboard.

Reporting tools you can grow with

Filter reports by employee, location, and device. Create revenue-per-labor-hour reports to see what’s working and core multi-unit reports your accountant will love.

Open new locations in a few clicks

Set up new locations from anywhere with Square’s POS software. Quickly assign employees and build your item library, then start selling in your new store immediately.

Learn more about Location Management

Send invoices

Send invoices straight from your POS to your customers’ inboxes. They can pay securely with a few clicks.

Learn more about Square Invoices

Start selling gift cards

Customize your own cards or choose from our designs, and pay no monthly subscription or redemption fees.

Learn more about Square Gift Cards

Get private customer feedback

Communicate directly with customers with Square Feedback. Send coupons or discounts to make sure everyone stays a happy customer.

Learn more about Square Feedback

Create customer profiles

Collect customers' key contact information at the point of sale. See their sales history and contact them through Customer Engagement.

Learn more about Square Customer Directory

Easy email marketing

Square’s email marketing software helps you send announcements, promotions, and event email to keep your business top of mind.

Learn more about Square Marketing

Integrate with accounting and other apps

Square works seamlessly with apps to streamline your operations. Connect your Square point-of-sale system to services like QuickBooks, Xero, Stitch Labs, and more.

Learn about Square App Marketplace

Integrate with other point-of-sale services

Take payments with Square while running your restaurant with TouchBistro or your retail business with Vend.

Learn about Square App Marketplace

Build with Square API

Create custom apps for your business with the Square APIs. Build solutions for payments, e-commerce, point of sale, and more.

Learn more about Developer APIs

Standing by to help you succeed.

We’re here to make selling seamless. Get answers by phone or email, or visit the Support Center 24/7 to find useful tips, articles, and videos.

Free protection from payment disputes

Chargeback Protection is free for all Square sellers and covers payment disputes that are $250 or less, up to a total of $250 a month.

Learn more about Chargeback Protection

Here to help you grow

Larger business? Whether you’re just starting out or looking to open a new location, our sales specialists can help you with all things Square.

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Per Swipe, Dip, or Tap

Per Keyed-In Transaction

Let us help you grow your business.

Our sales team can help simplify your operations and get set up with the right solution to meet your business needs.

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