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PayPal Chip And Tap Credit Card Reader Review


PayPal Chip And Tap Credit Card Reader Review

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Melissa Johnson

Melissa Johnson

Melissa Johnson has been writing about payment processing and mobile payments since 2014, and has been quoted in articles for Credit Karma and The Next Web, among others. She graduated from The University of Kansas in 2010 with bachelor's degrees in English and journalism.

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    Organization Name: ClankTronix

    Works great with my LG Stylo, however doesn’t work with my iPad running iOS 9.3.5

    • Organization Name: ClankTronix

    Is the device able to be turned on and off? I don’t plan on using it with the charging stand. I’d like to be able to turn it on when I want to process a payment and turn it off when not in use. Thanks.

      Melissa Johnson

      Hi, Mel!

      Yes, you can turn the reader on and off by holding down the power key. I also found in some field testing that if you sign out of the app on your phone, after a while the reader shuts itself off. Of course, when you’re turning the reader on and off you’ll have to go in and reconnect the reader to the phone each time. It’s not difficult as long as your device can remember the pairing, but it does take a little bit longer.

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