Employee access cards can be used for PIN entry rather than tapping in the PIN via touchscreen. This access card works for any user type to log into register and for void approvals and other actions for managers.
Step 1: Printing Access Cards
You will need to work with a plastic card printer to create your access cards. If you do not have an existing relationship with a printer, please contact our support team for our preferred vendor list.
Each card must conform to the following specifications:
- Track 2 encoding (unencrypted)
- 4-digit or 6-digit number depending on user access level
- PIN number printed on back (optional)
You can choose to design your card any way you wish.
Step 2: Ensure you have a swipe capable reader
Step 3: Enabling secondary swiper on the register
To enable a secondary swiper on your iPad, navigate to Back Office > Settings > General. Under the Register section, toggle on "Allow swipe for PIN entry."
Next, tap on "Card Reader for Gift/Loyalty/ID cards"
Choose the appropriate type of swiper from the list. For aDynamo swipers, select Magtek uDynamo (Audio Jack).
Please note, enabling feature may activate your reader for long periods of time. Please make sure your iPad is connected to a power source to prevent battery drain.
Step 4: Associate card with employee
To associate a card with an employee, navigate to their employee profile in Back Office > Employees.
Tap on an employee to bring up their employee detail screen.
If you have correctly set up your swiper, you will see "Swipe Card" below the PIN entry field.
Swipe the card to associate the card with that employee.
Step 5: (optional) Require swipe as input
If you want your employees to only use their access cards, select the "Require Swipe for PIN" permission on their employee profile.