Square Upgrades Square Reader for Magstripe With Lightning Connector

Square nowadays introduced that it has up to date its unique unfastened Square Reader for Magstripe with a brand new Lightning connector, so dealers with the iPhone 7 and above will not wish to use an adapter to simply accept bills from shoppers.

Prior to the Lighting connector replace, the Square Reader plugged into the headphone jack on a tool. Square customers with the iPhone 7 or later have been required to make use of an adapter with the Square Reader as Apple eradicated the headphone jack beginning with the iPhone 7.


Square may be introducing make stronger for the use of the unique Square Reader with a pc the use of the Square Virtual Terminal. This setup is perfect for dealers who do the vast majority of their trade at the pc, and the device is suitable with Apple’s Macs and Chromebooks.

According to Square, customers will wish to plug the Square reader for Magstripe into the headphone jack on a pc after which open up the Virtual Terminal to start out accepting bills by the use of pc.

Transactions made by the use of the brand new Square Reader with Lightning or the Square Reader used with a pc incur a 2.75 % price consistent with swipe for Visa, Mastercard, Discover, and American Express. Manually entered pc bills incur a price of 3.5 % plus 15 cents.

The Square Reader for Magstripe with the brand new Lightning connector is to be had from the Square web page for $10 or unfastened for eligible traders.

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