Configure the Reader SDK on iOS to use Square Stand to swipe payments and to connect a Contactless and Chip Reader using USB.
Reader SDK

Configure the Reader SDK on iOS for Square Stand

Configure the Reader SDK on iOS to use Square Stand to swipe payments and to connect a Contactless and Chip Reader using USB.

Note

Other than Square Readers, the Reader SDK cannot talk to any printers, cash drawers, barcode scanners, or other peripherals connected through Square Stand.

Before you start, you must install and configure the Reader SDK.

The Reader SDK on iOS supports using Square Stand for swiping payments and connecting a Contactless and Chip Reader using USB. Square Stand support is limited to accepting payments.

To use Square Stand with your application, add the following key-value pairs to your Info.plist file. The Reader SDK automatically detects if a Square Stand is connected and use it to accept swiped credit card payments.

KeyValues
UISupportedExternalAccessoryProtocolscom.squareup.s020
com.squareup.s025
com.squareup.s089
com.squareup.protocol.stand

Warning

Before you can submit an application using Square Stand to the Apple App Store, Square must notify Apple that your application is authorized to work with Square Stand. This process might take several weeks to complete. Contact us for assistance.

If you need more assistance, contact Developer Support or ask for help in the Developer Forums.