If you signed up to swipe credit
cards and purchased a card reader from Intuit, you can swipe a credit card
from this window to process it through Merchant Service for QuickBooks.
Swipe the card.
If the card's magnetic stripe is read successfully, the onscreen message
changes to "Reading card data." Your card reader should also beep
once and display a green light.
If nothing happens when you swipe the
The card number, cardholder name, and expiration date are sent to
The magnetic stripe data is sent to the credit card processor along with the
transaction amount. This data proves that the card was physically present at
the point of sale and qualifies the transaction for lower, "card
The Swipe Card window closes automatically after the card is read
Signing up to swipe credit
About "card swiped" and
"key entered" transactions