Believe it or not turning your iPad into a POS system is quite easy! Read and discover more about iPad POS system and how to turn your iPad device!

Whether you want to use an iPad Point of Sale software system at your office, store, salon, bar, restaurant or in the field, there is a simple way to do it. Now you can easily turn your iPad device into a POS system. It all begins with selecting the right vendor, as well as, the right equipment.

In order to turn your iPad device into a Point of Sale system, you will need a POS app and a credit card reader to receive and process the payments, as well as, manage the sales.

When it comes to credit card reader you should know that most iPad Point of Sale systems utilize a small dongle that automatically attaches to the headphone jack. The credit card readers are free, but please keep in mind that there are some vendors that require a certain fee if you need more than one credit card reader. Our recommendation is to use a credit card machine with NFC or EMV features that allow you to stay compliant with chip card regulations and rules and also accept mobile payment software systems, for instance, Android Pay, Apple Pay, Samsung Pay, and etc.

About the Point of Sale mobile app, you should know that the majority of POS system solution providers offer their own iPad Point of Sale applications that come with everything you need to manage your system. Generally, you can download the app from Apple App Store or directly from the website of the vendor. There are some vendors that offer you assistance, for example, to set up the app and the equipment for you. But, don’t worry as this is not so complicated and we can ensure you that you can do it by yourself. The setup is quite easy and for the app, you need to follow a step-by-step guide. Once you’ve followed the steps, the app can help you set up other features you need for running your business.

Other things that may need are iPad stand, cash registers, printers, and back-end equipment.

We hope this article will help you build your own iPad POS system and use it to improve your business and its business activities.