Connect a Contactless Reader

Connect the Reader SDK to a Square Contactless Reader to accept chip and tap payments.

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You need to install and configure the Reader SDK.

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If you're using a Magstripe Reader, you don't need to write explicit code to connect the Reader. If you're using a Contactless and Chip Reader, you must add code to handle pairing.

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Pair a Square Reader with the Reader SDK

To pair a Contactless and Chip Card Reader, conform to the SQRDReaderSettingsControllerDelegate protocol and present the Reader settings flow.


If the iOS device hosting your application is on iOS 14, you must upgrade to the latest Reader SDK to successfully pair with a reader.