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Activate merchant services for QuickBooks Point of Sale Desktop 2013 and later

QuickBooks Point of Sale Desktop merchant service activation has changed for version 2013 and later.

Once you have installed QuickBooks Point of Sale Desktop 2013 (or later) on your computer, follow the steps below to activate merchant services.

IMPORTANT: You must be logged in as the Admin user on the QuickBooks Point of Sale Desktop Server workstation computer to perform these steps.

Detailed instructions

Complete the QuickBooks Point of Sale Approval Email

  1. Open the Approval Email that was sent to the email for this merchant account.
  2. Click the Create or confirm User ID button.
  3. Enter the appropriate credentials and select Save to complete the Approval Email activation.
  4. Follow the steps below to link the merchant account to your software.

Link the merchant account to your Point of Sale Desktop 2013 (or later) software

  1. Install and launch QuickBooks Point of Sale Desktop 2013.
  2. From the File menu, select Setup Interview then choose the Payments tab.
  3. Click Yes to accept credit and debit cards.
  4. This activates the Sign In button. Click this button and enter the merchant service credentials (email/password)for Point of sale merchant account.
  5. You are prompted to select the correct account associated with your sign-in credentials.
  6. A confirmation window appears indicating you have linked QuickBooks Point of Sale Desktop with merchant services.
  7. When finished, click Done. You are now ready to accept credit and debit cards.
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