Square Register POS Software


 

Square Register POS is a mobile phone app available on Google Play and the App Store. The system is designed to run on a tablet or smartphone. Key capabilities include sales reports, inventory and digital receipts, as well as valuable analytics information.

The software provides regular free updates, which equip companies with new features to help run their business more effectively and efficiently. It also allows users to populate a spreadsheet with historic sales data for tax calculations.

Square Register works offline by providing a recording of transactions even when the Internet is down by storing the data locally, and automatically syncs all information when the user is connected again.

This sytem also offers the management of details such as names, quantities and prices, as well as features such as credit card processing, discounts, gift cards, refunds, barcode scanner and more.

 

Square Register POS - Dashboard
 
  • Square Register POS - Dashboard
    Dashboard
  • Square Register POS - Payment
    Payment
  • Square Register POS - Receipt
    Receipt
Supported Operating System(s):
Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Mac OS, Web browser (OS agnostic), Windows 2000, Windows 8, Windows 10

42 Reviews of Square Register POS

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from Jt outlet
Specialty: Apparel & fashion
Number of employees: 6 to 10 employees Employees number: 6 to 10 employees

Best thing ever

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The service is awesome they sent my stuff right on time anytime I needed help they were their to help with what I needed

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I would not change nothing about the product or vender everything was amazing

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If you have any problems just email the vendor and they will get back to you as fast as possible

 
 

from Margaret Bradley Studio
Specialty: Photography studio
Number of employees: 2 to 5 employees Employees number: 2 to 5 employees

I use square for my photography studio.

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I love the versatility that square offers. I can bring my square reader with me when I go on location for photo shoots. I love being about to offer another form of payment for my clients.

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I do not have any complaints about the product. Square offers everything that I need for my business.

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If you are looking for a card payment system, square offers simplicity and mobility. You can take the card reader anywhere you go. They deposit the money straight to my bank account quickly!

 
 

from Franklin baby resale
Specialty: Consignment
Number of employees: 2 to 5 employees Employees number: 2 to 5 employees

I use square in my retail store.

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I love the simplicity of the square pos and how quickly the money is deposited into my bank account. The pos is fairly simple to use and the money is deposited the following business day.

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I wish there was a consignment POS option that was able to manage inventory and consignors.

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If you're looking for something reliable and simple, square is the way to go.

 
 

from APPLAUSE NEW YORK
Specialty: Other specialty retailer
Number of employees: 11 to 20 employees Employees number: 11 to 20 employees

Square is easy to use, quick and convenient!

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Square is easy to install, and super compact. It doesn't require a lot of prep-work or know-how, and does as is needed.

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The POS system lacks detail and efficiency in reporting and inventory capabilities

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I think it all depends on how big retail sales factor into your business needs. I think Square is more for one-off uses as opposed to a big conglomerate

 
 

from Caudills ATA Black Belt Academy
Specialty: Other specialty retailer
Number of employees: 2 to 5 employees Employees number: 2 to 5 employees

Perfect for our Business

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Ease of use, Customization capabilities - with icons for your most used products, ability to import your customer details and one set charge for all card types. We upgraded from a basic card swipe device and small printed receipt with higher charges. Much faster than our previous process and much more professional in appearance and use.

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Certain reports are not available unless you pay an additional monthly charge for the "Directory Pro" product. Example: I would like to look at what a particular customer purchased for the year. This level of detail is available with the "Directory Pro" product. This is not obvious until you have a login. I was not aware of this but to be fair - I did not think of it till after we had integrated the product into our business. It already works better for us than what we had been using.

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Square offers a one month free trial. If you have a tablet and a sales desk - definitely give it a try. It took me several hours to set up the icons for our most sold products - but wow does it ever make the process flow.

 
 

from Steel Town Graphics
Specialty: Apparel & fashion
Number of employees: 2 to 5 employees Employees number: 2 to 5 employees

Square is the retail solution for the Ipad Air

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Its easy to upload information to the platform, it shows quick pictures, you can add product details and options including size and colour and it makes it easy to train my staff.

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Limit support for Canadian users, some features are only available to USA customers, although they have made attempts to add more since I asked them.

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Try out and compare features, and pricing with similar products this will give you a run for the money.

 
 

from Joe Maxx Coffee Company
Specialty: Restaurant
Number of employees: 11 to 20 employees Employees number: 11 to 20 employees

Lots to love

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Simple to use. Quick to learn and implement menu items. Great pricing.

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Not able to use other payment processors and automate certain things.

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Look at automation features and pricing for equipment.

 
 

from Rebel Toad Brewing Co.
Specialty: Bar / nightclub
Number of employees: 2 to 5 employees Employees number: 2 to 5 employees

Taproom POS

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Easy to use, no hidden costs, gives us all the reports we need.

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Lowering processing rate would be great if done by tiers.

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It integrates with quick books, but if it had a break down of product that would integrate it would be better.

 
 

from Joe Maxx coffee company
Specialty: Restaurant
Number of employees: 6 to 10 employees Employees number: 6 to 10 employees

Great entry level system

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Loved the simplistic layout and custom pictures great entry to an iPad driven point of sales

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I was not very pleased with the customer service. Still waiting on a call back 3 months later. This was the deciding factor to change point of sales

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Just do your homework on systems a lot offer the same things you need to determine what you value more

 
 

from PARIS
Specialty: Restaurant
Number of employees: 21 to 50 employees Employees number: 21 to 50 employees

We use this for transactions when we are not on-site for catering.

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Super simple to use, they send you a free card reader. You can have multiple people on the same account, and you can set up/edit your account and items for sale both on mobile and on a desktop browser. Works on all mobile phone types which is handy. The CC processing rate, 2.75% I believe, is quite good.

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I have found that the card reader, while it is free, is not well made. We have gone through three of them! It seems like if any dust or dirt gets in the slot, they get very sensitive and will quit working. Also, they really charge way too much when you type in the card number instead of swiping. There is a big surcharge for doing that - and since the reader is not that reliable, we end up needing to do that a lot. Support was not that great though.

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I would say you should definitely avoid typing in the numbers manually as much as you can. Have a back-up card reader at all times, and insist that your customers swipe instead of tell you the number to type in whenever possible. You'll save big $.

 
 

from Zenorganicsalon
Specialty: Health & personal care
Number of employees: 2 to 5 employees Employees number: 2 to 5 employees

It is a very convenient and nifty product

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The best thing about square is that it is very easy to use.Very small so doesn't take up much space.

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It can be challenging to swipe from time to time,multiple attempts need to made .

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Square is compatible with both android and ios and is a multi use product.

 
 

from SOPHIE BLAKE DESIGNS
Specialty: Apparel & fashion
Number of employees: 2 to 5 employees Employees number: 2 to 5 employees

Loving Square here at Sophie Blake NY

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I love how everything is centrally managed and all the functionality is streamlined through square. Allot of other POS's don't offer customer management, employee management as a one stop shop, but Square does. Also the POS is super user friendly and easy to use and train on. We say two thumbs up!

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I wish they would offer a more competitive transaction processing fee for businesses doing higher volume. The 2.75% rate starts to get expensive once you hit a certain threshold.


Capturing customers information and lots of duplication. Mail chimp doesn't seem to be synching up to the client list in the POS.

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Think about a tiered program for vendors that are making 100k plus in sales for POS processing fees. That is our biggest pain point at this time.

The 2nd one is we noticed that the Mailchimp contacts don't synch up with the POS contacts. Maybe there is a easy fix but we haven't found one and we are having issues with duplication and missing customer information.

 
 

from Creative Concepts
Specialty: Furniture & home decor
Number of employees: 2 to 5 employees Employees number: 2 to 5 employees

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The only thing I've liked about this product is the easiness to check a customer out.

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The inventory tracker is very unreliable. I've had numerous problems with Square transactions transferring over to quickbooks correctly. The support team never has the answers to fix any of the problems on Squares end. They've hung up on me twice and never really show that they care if the problem gets fixed. I would say that the customer service at Square is definitely lacking. However, there were two girls that took time to try and help me with the problems I was having, but that was 2 out of 5 or 6 people that I have talked to over the course of these issues.

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I would recommend others to really do their research on other point of sales systems before settling with Square. I would make sure this system matches exactly what they are looking for and will be the best for the type of businesses they are running.

 
 

from End of Main Home Store & AS IS boys Estate Liquidators
Specialty: Antiques / art
Number of employees: 2 to 5 employees Employees number: 2 to 5 employees

AS IS boys Estate Liquidators

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daily credit card deposits, ability to run a cash drawer

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inability to add description of items sold at pos vs. entering every item into inventory

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verify that you are running a business that enters inventory or don't care that items cannot be described as they are being purchased

 
 

from Watts & Associates
Specialty: Gifts
Number of employees: 1 employee Employees number: 1 employee

Business Made Easy!

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Square allows you to collect with a Credit Card simply and easily.
Money is deposited quickly.

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The charges are not bad but not the lowest. The product can get stuck in your port or come apart, be careful.

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Make sure the charges don't exceed your profits! Pass it on to the customer.

 
 

from Clauset Boutique
Specialty: Apparel & fashion
Number of employees: 1 employee Employees number: 1 employee

Square register POS works great for me , so far .

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Easy, paperless, interesting look, next day money in the bank.

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Wish it had an inventory track.
Would love to be able to use it on my laptop too.

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Easy to set up.
Great customer service so far.
Knowing your fees ahead.

 
 

from Old Yak Bazaar
Specialty: Other specialty retailer
Number of employees: 2 to 5 employees Employees number: 2 to 5 employees

Great POS for small businesses, but with limited features

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It's very easy to use and learn. Slick product design and intuitive screen options make it easy to train staff on the terminal. It's a great product for a small business to begin with since the hardware is affordable and the pricing plan is straightforward, but I'm afraid that it's a product that business like us might soon grow out of as the features are limited.

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It has limited features and it not recommended for retail businesses that need specific requirements like gift receipts or if you need to track costs of goods.

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Please start developing a function to print gift receipts! And more importantly, for retail businesses, it's extremely important to track cost of goods sold. Right now, retailers need to go via a third party apps that integrates with Square to calculate this. Customer support has been telling me that this is something they are working on, but have no idea when it will be released. Unfortunately, we can't wait forever and might have to move on to one of the many other POS systems that offers the features we need.

 
 

from JacksStands.com
Specialty: Other specialty retailer
Number of employees: 101 to 500 employees Employees number: 101 to 500 employees

My experience with the Square Register POS

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We with the Square POS at farmers markets and malls where my 10 year old son Jack (JacksStands.com) provides drink stands and marketplaces for kids under 18 to operate and sell their products. So kids are the ones that are actually using the Square POS and none of them have any problem with taking payments, entering new products, tracking both credit cards and cash sales. They also are able to use the reporting features to do a mini-profit/loss statement to figure out their revenues, expenses, profits and tips. It's great.

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Wish that Square would work on a "self-checkout" feature so kids can get sales of their profits at these locations, even if they are not there.

Recommendations

Do your homework and you'll see many others use this product for their businesses.

 
 

from Classy Stitches
Specialty: Other specialty retailer
Number of employees: 2 to 5 employees Employees number: 2 to 5 employees

Happy Square User

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EASY to use. NEVER in 4 years have I had a problem that couldn't be resolved by your team.

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I cannot pay a "specific" Invoice I've already created in QuickBooks. We are VERY VERY busy between Thanksgiving and Christmas. So I spend about 2 hrs daily, after we close entering sales in QuickBooks.

I have a loyalty card program that I have to deal with manually (every 6th monogram is free). I would LOVE to use the Square Loyalty Program, but I cannot tie it to a product. It calculates only on total sales and not a specific item.

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SQUARE is very user friendly and the support has been great.

 
 

from Gold Star USA
Specialty: Jewelry
Number of employees: 1 employee Employees number: 1 employee

Easy to understand!

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This product is easy to use for any age and your money is deposited quickly.

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The fee is a little higher than other vendors, but the convenience is well worth it!

Recommendations

Utilize square store! You can use it on social media and in store to show customers how to see your product online.

 
 
 
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