Square Terminal Feature Overview


You and your customers can use Square Terminal without a second thought. And with strong, ultra-durable construction, it can withstand the busiest checkouts.

All-in-one device

Accept all payment types and print receipts with one compact device.

Easy to use

Simply set up your Square account to get started. There’s no downtime or training required.

Do more with Hub for Square Terminal

Connect Terminal to the internet via Ethernet or add up to three USB accessories with Hub for Square Terminal (sold separately).

Durable and strong

Sell confidently knowing Terminal has ultra-durable construction that helps provide resistance to damage from everyday use.

Powerful battery

Ditch the messy cords and sell all day with a battery designed to last from open to close.

Touchscreen display

Work fast with an intuitive touchscreen and adjustable screen brightness.


Square Terminal has all the software you need to make your day-to-day simpler, so you can focus on what matters: your business and customers.

Flexible and customizable

Customize the flow of checkout screens and receipt options to fit your business.

Customer Directory

Automatically track purchase history, send digital receipts, and collect private customer feedback.

Reports and analytics

Get real-time sales data and a searchable transaction history so you can compare results and see what’s working best.

Offline Mode

Keep swiping payments when your internet connection goes down and never miss a sale.

24/7 phone and email support

Talk to our team by phone or email, all day, every day, and get your questions answered quickly.

Guides and tutorials

Get 24/7 access to a complete library of articles and videos that help keep you up and running.

Automatic updates

Use the latest software with included automatic updates. Choose an update schedule that suits you best.

Issue refunds

Quickly process refunds right on the device with a tap.

Inventory tools

Add items, adjust stock, and modify sizes and SKUs.

More ways to pay

Accept gift cards, cash payments, or keyed-in card payments (for 3.5% + 15¢).

Tableside payments

If you’re using Square for Restaurants on your iPad, you can pull up open tickets on Square Terminal and take payments at the table.
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More tools

We’re here to help you run and grow your business—seamlessly add more tools and services to your Square account.

Square Loyalty

Motivate customers to return again and again with a digital rewards program, managed and tracked right in your Square Point of Sale. Starting at $45 per month.

Square Marketing

Create email and social campaigns in your POS within minutes. Track results and target specific groups of customers. Starting at $15 per month.

Square Team Management

Set different levels of access to your POS by employee and track sales and hours worked as they clock in and out.

Square Payroll

Import timecards and pay any combination of hourly, salaried, and contract employees automatically. Starting at $34 per month.

Square Capital

For eligible Square sellers, Square Capital offers access to small business loans to grow your business. Buy equipment, purchase inventory, or fund any other business need.*

App Marketplace

From accounting apps and eCommerce solutions to inventory management, Square works with apps for any need. Connect in just a few steps, sync your data, and manage apps right from your Square Dashboard.

*Square Capital, LLC is a wholly owned subsidiary of Square, Inc., d/b/a Square Capital of California, LLC in FL, GA, MT, and NY. All loans are issued by Celtic Bank, a Utah-Chartered Industrial Bank. Member FDIC, located in Salt Lake City, UT. Loan eligibility is not guaranteed. FW0418