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QuickBooks Payments card reader features and compatibility

by Intuit Updated 4 months ago

Learn about QuickBooks Payments card readers and the programs or apps they work best with.

Get up and running for mobile payments. With QuickBooks Payments, you can take payments on-the-go. 

We support the following card readers:

  • QuickBooks Card Reader (This is currently the only mobile card reader that’s available for purchase.)
  • QuickBooks GoPayment Chip and Magstripe Card Reader
  • QuickBooks GoPayment All-in-one Card Reader

QuickBooks card readers and their features

To continue taking credit or debit cards with EMV chips, make sure your QuickBooks card reader is up-to-date.

Card readerFeatures
QuickBooks Card Reader
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•Has an LED display that lets you pay, tip, and transact without sharing your mobile device
•Accepts EMV chip cards and contactless payments (Apple Pay, Google Pay, and Samsung Pay)
•Charges through a USB-C cable (included) or QuickBooks Power Stand (sold separately)
• Works by Bluetooth in the QuickBooks GoPayment app or QuickBooks Online mobile app
• Works with QuickBooks Desktop 2021 or newer with included USB cable
QuickBooks Chip and Magstripe Card Reader
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•Accepts EMV chip cards, debit and credit cards with a magstripe
•Charges through micro-USB cable (included)
•Works by Bluetooth in the QuickBooks GoPayment app or QuickBooks Online mobile app
•Works with QuickBooks Desktop 2021 or newer with a micro-USB cable (included)
QuickBooks All-in-one Card Reader

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•Accepts EMV chip cards, debit and credit cards with a magstripe, and contactless payments: Apple Pay, Google Pay, and Samsung Pay
•Charges through a docking station (included)
•Stays on for a week or longer
•Works by Bluetooth in the QuickBooks GoPayment app or QuickBooks Online mobile app

Compatibility with programs and applications

Learn which apps work best with your QuickBooks product.

Important: To keep using QuickBooks GoPayment, update the app regularly. Download the latest version from the Apple App Store or Google Play Store.

QuickBooks productWorks with
QuickBooks GoPayment•QuickBooks GoPayment app:
○ iOS 12 or later
○ Android 4.1 or later
QuickBooks Online•QuickBooks GoPayment app:
○ iOS 12 or later
○ Android 4.1 or later

•QuickBooks Online mobile app:
○ iOS 14 or later
○ Android 7.1 or later
QuickBooks Desktop•QuickBooks GoPayment app:
○ iOS 12 or later
○ Android 4.1 or later

•Supported versions of QuickBooks Desktop for Windows with the USB cord we provide.
○ QuickBooks Card Reader
○ QuickBooks Chip and Magstripe Card Reader

Next steps

Before you start to take payments with the QuickBooks card reader, set up your Bluetooth card reader and learn how to process payments.

For QuickBooks Self-Employed users

If you’re a QuickBooks Self-Employed customer, you need the QuickBooks GoPayment app to take mobile payments.

QuickBooks Payments

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