Processing A Transaction On The M10 Card Reader

Process a transaction on the M10 reader using the Mint mPOS App

Before you start, ensure that:

  • The Mint mPOS Reader is switched On.
  • The Mint mPOS Reader is paired to your smartphone/ tablet.
  • You have Signed In to the Mint mPOS App.

To create a sale:

  1. Select New Sale in the App menu.
  2. From the New Sale screen, enter the total sale amount in dollars and cents ignoring the decimal point (that will be added automatically).
    E.g. if the sale amount is $3.50, enter 350.
    Enter the item amount, then press +. Repeat for each item in the sale.
  3. Optional: Press Add Note to include details of the transaction. This could be an invoice number, customer name etc.
  4. Press Pay on the top right of the screen when you are ready to process payment.
  5. A confirmation screen will appear showing the total sale amount and including any surcharges that will apply. If the amount is correct and you wish to proceed, press OK.
    Note: The confirmation screen can be turned on or off in App Settings.
  6. You will be prompted to select the card mode Tap or Insert/ Swipe the card.
  7. If Tap is selected:
    • The card reader will display the contactless symbol
    • Tap the card on the reader screen. the lights on the device will light up when the card is detected;
    • The reader may ask the customer to enter a PIN, or insert/ swipe the card to process the transaction.
    If Swipe/ Insert is selected:
    • With the chip facing up, insert the card into the slot at the bottom of the reader; OR
    • Swipe the card through the slot at the top of the reader. 
  8. The status of the transaction will be displayed (Approved or Declined).
  9. You can then share an email or SMS receipt with the customer from the App.