Note: Please ensure Bluetooth is enabled on your smart phone/tablet. Open the Bluetooth settings page on your smart device. For Android users, under Settings > Connections. For Apple users, this is under Settings.
Your brand new Mint mPOS Reader will be in a Ready to Pair mode when you switch it on for the first time In Ready to Pair mode, the Bluetooth icon will flash on the Mint mPOS device as shown below:
To Pair Your Smart Phone/Tablet
Select the Mint mPOS Reader from the list of discoverable devices. It will display as Mint mPOS and the last 3 digits of the device serial number. This number can be found on the back of the Mint mPOS Reader.
The Mint mPOS Reader name + last 3 digits of the serial number
After selecting the device, both your Mint mPOS Reader and your smart phone/tablet will display the same 6-digit passkey.
Confirm the 6-digit passkey on your Mint mPOS Reader by pressing the Enter ( ) key and on your smart phone/tablet by pressing OK/Pair. When your Mint mPOS Reader is successfully paired to your smart phone/tablet, the Bluetooth icon will stop flashing.
To check if the card reader is connected to the app, select About. If the app is connected the Card Reader serial number, device model and battery life will be visible as shown below:
Note: You should only have one Mint mPOS Reader paired at any time. Ensure you unpair/forget all other Mint mPOS Readers from your smart phone/tablet. This can be done by accessing Settings/Bluetooth on your mobile device.
For all subsequent pairing, you will not need to pair them again if you have previously paired using the same smartphone / device. Please see our Next Time pairing guide.