You can integrate TapStyle (and TapNail, TapGroom, TapPOS) app with the credit card reader and seamlessly make the credit card payments from “Checkout” screen on TapStyle.
Currently we support [PayPal Here] and [ Square ] for the card processing. In this article we explain how to integrate the app with [ PayPal Here ].
- TapStyle v2.3.3 or later for Android
- TapStyle v1.3.4 or later for iPad/iPhone/iPod
- PayPal Here service is operated in your country
- PayPal Here business account
- PayPal card reader
- PayPal Here app
- Create PayPal Business account
- Apply for the PayPal Here account
- Get Card Reader
(The process may vary depending on the country you’re in. Please check the PayPal Here home page for details. ex. https://www.paypal.com/webapps/mpp/credit-card-reader)
- Install PayPal Here app
(Android : https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.paypal.here
iOS : https://itunes.apple.com/app/paypal-here-accept-credit/id505911015
- Navigate to “Setting” > “Payment Method” > “Card Reader Integration” section
- Enable the “PayPal Here” switch
- Input and save the PayPal merchant email address and select the transaction currency
- Select one of the “Payment Method” which you want to use the card reader with (It maybe VISA/Master, Amex, etc…) to edit
- Enable the “Use Card Reader” switch for the selected “Payment Method” then press “Save”
- Confirm the selected payment type has a credit card icon in the list.
- Select whatever you would like to checkout (Goods, Service, Gift Voucher) and fill necessary information (Discount, quantity, etc).
- Press “Payment Button”
- Select the “Payment Type” which you set as “Use Card Reader” (in “Setting” > “Payment Method” screen).
- You’ll see “Card Reader” button appears on the screen, press it.
- PayPal Here app will be launched with the charge amount you have entered in the TapStyle’s checkout
- Confirm the amount and press “Charge” Button.
- Make sure the card reader device is connected ( or you can enter the customer’s card detail manually).
- Swipe the card and or read the Chip using the card reader.
- Give the phone/tablet to the customer so the customer can sign or input the PIN then hands back it.
- The payment is processed (between PayPal payment gateway and your device) and confirmation is displayed, press the check mark on the screen to finish
- The result is back to the TapStyle app. Confirm the transaction was completed and press OK.
- You may want to send receipt to the customer as usual and finish the checkout process.