How to Accept Credit Cards with Loyverse POS and iZettle
This feature works only on iOS devices.
Loyverse POS merchants can accept credit card payments via iZettle and available to customers in Brazil, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Great Britain, Italy, Mexico, Norway, Spain, Sweden, Netherlands.
Before connecting a card reader, you have to create an account in iZettle and receive the device.
1. Connecting Card Reader
Log in to the back office, click the ‘Settings’ menu and then ‘Payment types.' Click the ‘Add payment type’ button to add a new type of payment.
In the Add Payment Type window, select an ‘iZettle’ payment type from the drop-down list. Save your changes when done.
Turn on your iZettle card reader. On your mobile device go to Settings and turn on Bluetooth. You will see the iZettle card reader in the devices list.
Tap on the iZettle device line to connect. It will change status to ‘Connected’.
Then launch Loyverse POS and go to Settings > Payment Types.
Tap the ‘iZettle’ button for account settings.
In the ‘Choose account’ screen tap ‘Add account’ button.
Enter Email and Password from your iZettle account.
You will login into your iZettle account.
When you tap ‘Card readers’ button, you will see information about connected card reader.
Now you are ready to accept card payments.
2. Processing Payments
Add items to the ticket and press ‘Charge’.
Select the iZettle payment type and tap ‘Charge’ button.
Loyverse POS will wait for a response from the card reader, and you will see an invitation to insert/swipe card on the card reader.
Insert your cards with a chip into the bottom slot of the card reader and give it to a customer to enter a pin.
Or swipe it at the top slot and ask your customer to sign on the iPad’s screen.
Tap ‘Continue’ button.
If the transaction is successful, Loyverse POS will display ‘Transaction is successful’ screen.
In case of an error in the transaction, Loyverse POS will show an error message.
Tap ‘Dismiss’ button, and you will return to selecting payment type screen. You can ask the customer to choose a different type of payment (for example ‘Cash’) or try another card.
You can only refund the whole amount of transaction. The card reader is not used in the refund process.
At Loyverse POS go to ‘Receipts’ menu, and tap needed receipt.
Tap ‘Refund’ button.
Select all items of the card payment from left ticket to move them to the right-side ‘Refund receipt’ list and tap ‘Refund’ button.
At the ‘Refund payment’ screen tape iZettle password in the ‘Password’ field and tap ‘Confirm’ button.
You can view the total number of transactions performed with the iZettle payment type. In the back office, select the ‘Sales by payment type’ report.