Great news! iPhone users can now accept credit card payments using a GoPayment credit card swiper with QuickBooks Online. This works with Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover cards. You can either swipe a customer's credit card through the GoPayment card reader or key-enter the customer's credit card information on the new screens in QuickBooks Online for iPhone.
To accept a credit card payment using QuickBooks Online for iPhone
1. Locate the menu key towards the upper left corner.
2. Tap Credit as the payment method, and tap Next:
3. Plug the GoPayment reader into your iPhone and swipe the customer’s credit card (if the GoPayment reader isn’t handy, you can tap and key-enter the credit card information):
4. The user can then “sign” with their finger and tap Charge. When the charge is approved, you’ll see the success message:
5. Once you accept a payment, you can email the information to the customer:
Q: What is launching inside QuickBooks Online for the iPhone?
A: The ability to swipe or key-enter GoPayment credit card payments.
Q: What makes it better than just using GoPayment?
A: You can accept payments and create sales receipts. The transaction will instantly show up on your QuickBooks Online Income with no additional reconciliation steps required. You can receive payment on an invoice. Just like with a Sales Receipt, the transaction will instantly show up on your QuickBooks Online Income with no additional reconciliation steps required.
Q: Can I get all of GoPayment in QuickBooks Online for the iPhone now?
A: No. Currently you can only swipe or key enter credit cards in QuickBooks Online for the iPhone.
Q: Is this GoPayment? Can I see the transactions that I processed in QuickBooks Online for the iPhone inside GoPayment?
A: No. You will only be able to see transactions that you processed in GoPayment inside the GoPayment transaction history. To see QuickBooks Online for the iPhone transactions, you will have to look in your QuickBooks Online for the iPhone app.
Q: What if I want to refund a transaction that I processed in QuickBooks Online for the iPhone?
A: Just like with GoPayment, if you want to refund a QuickBooks Online transaction performed on your iPhone, you will need to go to merchantcenter.intuit.com to process it.
Q: I heard that I can process mobile payments in QuickBooks Online for the iPhone, but I don’t see it. What should I do?
A: Do you have QuickBooks Merchant Services or a GoPayment account? If not, go to payments.intuit.com to sign up. Once you have a GoPayment account, you will be able to use both swipe and key-enter credit card processing inside QuickBooks Online for the iPhone.