About Square Payments

Square Payments is an online payment processing solution which integrates with Square hardware and POS software to allow businesses to accept various payment types. Businesses can use Square Payments to make transactions from any location, deposit payments from all major credit cards, send invoices, store payment details for recurring customers, sell through e-commerce platforms, and more through integration with other Square tools and third party applications.

In order to facilitate the acceptance of any type of payment, Square Payments provides tools for managing chip cards, NFC payments, magstripe, remote payments, cash deposits, and more, meaning businesses can offer more flexibility to their customers. Users can integrate with Square’s card reader hardware and POS application to process payments anywhere, and in any way that customers wish to pay. Payments can also be handled remotely by keying in payments even when offline and, utilizing Square hardware, merchants can accept credit cards, NFC payments, gift cards, and more.

Square Payments provides automatic security measures including PCI compliance, chargeback protection, account takeover protection, fraud monitoring and detection, and more, so that both businesses and their customers can rest assured their accounts and data are safe when completing transactions.

Pricing starting from:

N/A

  • Free Version
  • Free Trial
  • Subscription

Key benefits of Square Payments

  • Integrate with Square Invoices to send invoices from laptops or mobile devices directly to customers’ email inboxes and provide clients with a button to pay online or in person with credit and debit card processing.

  • Ensure payments are processed accurately and securely with automated features such as dispute management, PCI compliance management, fraud monitoring, chargeback protection, and more.

  • Integrate with third party e-commerce platforms such as BigCommerce, Weebly, Wix, WooCommerce, Ecwid, and more through the Square App Marketplace to sell online and process payments.

  • Accept payments from chip credit cards, magstripe, NFC through mobile devices, or remotely by keying in payments from the Square dashboard without the need for a card reader. Businesses can also save cards on file for recurring customers to save time.

  • Utilize the Square Payment Processing APIs to sell online through custom built-in app or website payment solutions, and seamlessly integrate online and offline sales. Benefit from Square features such as reporting, deposit tracking, and more.
  • Business size

    S M L

    Deployment

    • Cloud-based
    • On-premise

    Markets

    Australia, Canada, Spain, United Kingdom, Ireland, Japan, Norway, United States

    Supported Languages

    English, Spanish

    Pricing starting from:

    N/A

    • Free Version
    • Free Trial
    • Subscription

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    Square Payments Software - Take payments anywhere, from any device, and view payment details, recurring payments, cards on file, and more
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    Square Payments Software - Accept credit card payments by integrating with Square card reader hardware and POS software
    Square Payments Software - Digital receipts
    Square Payments Software - Payments virtual terminal
    Square Payments Software - Application dashboard

    Features

    Total features of Square Payments: 36

    • ACH Payment Processing
    • API
    • Billing & Invoicing
    • Cash Management
    • Cash Transactions
    • Compliance Management
    • Contactless NFC
    • Credit Card Processing
    • Cryptocurrency Processing
    • Customer Database
    • Data Security
    • Debit/Credit Card Processing
    • Electronic Payments
    • Electronic Signature
    • Fraud Detection
    • Gift Card Management
    • In-Person Payments
    • Invoice Management
    • Invoice Processing
    • Mobile Access
    • Mobile Card Reader
    • Mobile Payments
    • Multiple Payment Options
    • Offline Access
    • Online Payments
    • PCI Compliance
    • Partial Payments
    • Payment Fraud Prevention
    • Payment Processing
    • Point of Sale (POS)
    • Receipt Management
    • Recurring/Subscription Billing
    • Reporting & Statistics
    • Reporting/Analytics
    • SSL Security
    • Third Party Integrations

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    Reviews

    Overall rating

    4.7 /5
    (1,986)
    Value for Money
    4.5/5
    Features
    4.6/5
    Ease of Use
    4.7/5
    Customer Support
    4.4/5

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    Jarvis
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    • Industry: Consumer Services
    • Company size: Self Employed
    • Used Weekly for 2+ years
    • Review Source

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    • Value for Money
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    • Likelihood to recommend 10.0 /10

    The Perfect Payment Processing Option for Small Business

    Reviewed on 26/5/2022

    My overall experience is A++ since I am able to accept and process payment at a fraction of the...

    My overall experience is A++ since I am able to accept and process payment at a fraction of the cost and without costing me more time and effort.

    Pros

    Using this software for a couple of years now I really like the ease of use and how it's transferable between all my devices. I am able to access reports, process payments, and more from the mobile dashboard or my PC.
    It doesn't require that I have or use any additional products or equipment for function. They have very friendly and knowledgable customer service and support.
    I love that you are able to integrate Square into other systems for a more robust system.

    Cons

    I wasn't able to really pin point anything that I didn't like or enjoy regarding the software.

    Alternatives Considered

    PayPal and Paycom

    Reasons for Choosing Square Payments

    Paypal had so many restrictions and hold times.

    Switched From

    PayPal

    Reasons for Switching to Square Payments

    Because if checked off more of the boxes for what I was looking for and the cost was Amazing.
    Alexandra
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    • Industry: Health, Wellness & Fitness
    • Company size: Self Employed
    • Used Daily for 2+ years
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    • Likelihood to recommend 7.0 /10

    Easiest payment processing system

    Reviewed on 27/7/2022

    I've never had an issue with Square payments. I've always had iphone and whether on wireless or...

    I've never had an issue with Square payments. I've always had iphone and whether on wireless or using data, the payment is always smooth and goes through. Also, I accept clients' HSA cards and have had issues with other payment processing systems accepting their cards. Never with square. I also like that I can link in all of the square features such as scheduling, and payroll. Gives me the time to do the things I actually like about running a business instead of accounting matters.

    Pros

    I've never had an issue running a credit card with the reader and the software is really easy to follow

    Cons

    I think the only con is I could probably get a better price per transaction with another company but would sacrifice the ease of taking payments and some features

    Alternatives Considered

    Mindbody

    Reasons for Switching to Square Payments

    Better payment processing. Simpler interface on the phone.
    Christian
    Overall rating
    • Industry: Computer Networking
    • Company size: 11-50 Employees
    • Used Weekly for 2+ years
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    • Value for Money
    • Ease of Use
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    • Likelihood to recommend 8.0 /10

    Good produxy

    Reviewed on 17/6/2022

    Pros

    That you can manually input card numbers

    Cons

    The fraud prevention made it difficult to process payments sometimes

    Eabyn
    Overall rating
    • Industry: Design
    • Company size: 2-10 Employees
    • Used Daily for 6-12 months
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    • Ease of Use
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    • Likelihood to recommend 8.0 /10

    Square provides the most intuitive platform for all our POS platforms

    Reviewed on 29/6/2022

    Square has been crucial for handling all of our payment needs so that we may provide clients with...

    Square has been crucial for handling all of our payment needs so that we may provide clients with the most seamless experience

    Pros

    Square is a secure and intuitive platform that provides our organisation with all the tools needed to process and handle our payments

    Cons

    Square would benefit from some more reporting features on the platform

    Alternatives Considered

    Venmo

    Reasons for Choosing Square Payments

    Square offered a more tailored experience to what our organisation needed

    Switched From

    PayPal

    Reasons for Switching to Square Payments

    Square focuses on POS
    Veronica
    Overall rating
    • Industry: Education Management
    • Company size: 51-200 Employees
    • Used Weekly for 2+ years
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    • Likelihood to recommend 10.0 /10

    Square Payments

    Reviewed on 21/7/2022

    It has been great. It does not take much time to get used to. And the best part is that everyone...

    It has been great. It does not take much time to get used to. And the best part is that everyone can learn

    Pros

    I like how it's fast and really easy to understand. Overall you don't really need a lot of experience with the product to understand the idea

    Cons

    I wish they had a "Zell" or "Venmo" option

    Alternatives Considered

    Zello and Venmo

    Reasons for Switching to Square Payments

    It was fast and it seems like anyone can use it
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    Square Payments FAQs

    Below are some frequently asked questions for Square Payments.

    Square Payments offers the following pricing plans:

    • Starting from:
    • Pricing model: Free Version
    • Free Trial: Not Available

    Per swipe/dip/tap: 2.6% + $.10 Keyed in: 3.5% + $.15 per transaction Online & invoices: 2.9% + $.30 per transaction Custom pricing packages are also available. Contact Square for more information.

    Square Payments has the following typical customers:

    Self Employed, 2-10, 11-50, 51-200, 201-500, 501-1,000, 1,001-5,000

    Square Payments supports the following languages:

    English, Spanish

    Square Payments supports the following devices:

    Android (Mobile), iPhone (Mobile), iPad (Mobile)

    Square Payments integrates with the following applications:

    Acuity Scheduling, BigCommerce, Craver, DAVO, Ecwid, Fomo, Linktree, Mailchimp, Make, MarginEdge, MoeGo, Paymo, Poptin, QuickBooks Online Advanced, Shopventory, Sociavore, Square Invoices, Square Point of Sale, Synder, TouchBistro, Vend, Weebly, Wix, WooCommerce, Zoho Invoice

    Square Payments offers the following support options:

    Email/Help Desk, FAQs/Forum, Knowledge Base, Phone Support

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