How to Accept Credit Cards with Loyverse POS and Tyro


1. Connecting Tyro Terminal

2. Processing Payments

  • Payment
  • Refund
  • Reports

    This feature works only on iOS devices.

    Loyverse POS merchants can accept credit card payments via a provider of electronic funds transfer at point of sale (EFTPOS) - Tyro. Tyro is only available to merchants and customers in Australia.

    Before connecting a terminal, you have to create an account in Tyro and receive the device. Integration with Loyverse POS works on the Yoximo terminal GSM 3G.

    1. Connecting Tyro Terminal

    Log in to the Back Office, click on the ‘Settings’ menu and then ‘Payment types’. Click on the ‘+ Add payment type’ button to add a new type of payment.

    ‘+ Add payment type’ button

    In the Add Payment Type window, select ‘Tyro’ in the payment type drop-down list. Save your changes when done.

    select ‘Tyro’

    Turn on your Tyro terminal. It should also be connected to the Internet.

    Then launch Loyverse POS and go to Settings > Payment Types.

    go to Settings - Payment Types

    Tap the ‘Tyro’ button for account settings.

     the ‘Tyro’ button at the Payment types settings

    In the ‘Tyro Configuration’ window, select your Tyro Terminal type.

    ‘Tyro Configuration’ window

    If your Tyro Terminal does not have a printer, you can choose the option ‘Print Tyro’s receipt on POS printer’ to print card transaction receipts.

    Follow the instruction on your Tyro Terminal and tap ‘Next’.

    instruction on Tyro Terminal

    Enter ‘Merchant ID’ and ‘Terminal ID’ displayed on your Tyro Terminal screen. Then tap ‘Authorise’.

    ‘Merchant ID’ and ‘Terminal ID’ fields

    Follow the instructions on the dialog screen, perform the ‘Authorise POS’ function on your terminal, and then press ‘OK’.

    dialog screen with performing the ‘Authorise POS’ instructions

    You will see a message indicating the successful connection of your terminal. Tap ‘OK’.

    successful connection message

    Now you are ready to accept card payments.

    2. Processing Payments


    Add items to the ticket and press ‘Charge’.

    Tap the Tyro payment type.

    Tyro payment type at the selection payment screen

    Loyverse POS will transfer the data to the terminal, and you will see an invitation to swipe the card.

    an invitation to swipe the card

    After you swipe the card, if the transaction is successful, your printer will print the merchant copy of the payment receipt.

    merchant copy of payment receipt

    Hand it to the customer for their signature. If you approve the signature, tap the ‘Yes’ button on the Loyverse POS screen.

    tap the ‘Yes’ button

    If the card requires a PIN, hand the card reader to the customer for them to enter their PIN.

    Then the customer copy of the payment receipt will be printed.

    Loyverse POS will display the screen with "Total paid" amount.

    Transaction is successful

    In case of an error in the transaction, Loyverse POS will show an error message.

    an error message

    Tap the back arrow to return to the 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 refund the ticket fully or partially.
    In Loyverse POS, go to ‘Receipts’ menu, and tap on the receipt you would like to refund.
    Tap ‘Refund’.

    ‘Refund’ button in the Reciepts menu

    Tap on the items you would like to refund from the left ticket to move them to the ‘Refund receipt’ list on the right side, and then tap the ‘Refund’ button.

    ‘Refund receipt’ list

    Follow the instructions on the ‘Refund’ screen to complete the refund.


    You can view the total number of transactions performed with the Tyro payment type. In the Back Office, select the ‘Sales by payment type’ report.

    total number of transactions


    See also:

    Configuring Payment Types in Loyverse POS

    How to Work with Credit Card Payments