How do I assign my terminal to a store or to my inventory?

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Do you have the right user role?

Please check whether you have the following user role:

  • Merchant POS Terminal Management Admin

Assign terminals

To make a terminal ready to accept payments, you need to assign it to a store or a merchant account representing a store, and then board the physical terminal.

3 ways to assign terminals

  • From your Customer Area.
    When we ship your terminals, we add them to the Inventory of your company account. From there, you assign the terminals to the stores where they’ll be boarded and used.
  • Using API requests.
    This helps you automate the process of assigning terminals.
  • From the payment terminal itself.
    This might not be the most practical way to assign your terminals (depending on roles, number of stores, and number of new terminals). This method is also not possible on terminals without a display, like the UX410.

Tip: Assign terminals in one go with a CSV, if you have a large number of terminals or various stores.

Can I move my terminal from one environment to another?

Terminals can only be used in the environment they were requested from. Therefore, test devices can only be assigned to accounts in the Test Customer Area, and livedevices can only be assigned to accounts in the Live Customer Area.

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