Board the terminal - VX820

Board a terminal to register and use it with the Adyen payments platform.

Before you begin

  • Board the terminal only after successfully connecting the device to the internet, and performing a device security inspection. For more information, see the quick start guide.


Board with the Adyen App

  1. Press  confirm  9 to open the admin menu.
  2. Enter the admin PIN code (If you don't know this code, contact the POS Support Team).
    The terminal displays the admin menu.
  3. Press 1. Network.
  4. Press 2. Ethernet.
  5. Press 1TCP/IP settings to view and make a note of the terminal's IP address.
  6. Download and install the Adyen POS App from iTunes or the Google Play Store.

Board with an Android device

  1. Open the Adyen POS App.
  2. Enter your account details. These were provided in the registration email of your merchant account. If you do not have these, please email the POS Support Team.
  3. Tap .
  4. Tap Available Devices.
  5. Tap the + button . 
  6. The app will prompt to select between QR Code, Bluetooth and Wi-Fi connection. Choose WiFi.
  7. Enter the IP address of your terminal and tap Add Device.
  8. The Adyen POS App identifies the terminal, synchronizes with the Adyen payments platform, and verifies the terminal configuration.
    The terminal restarts. Upon restart, the terminal is boarded and ready to use.

Board with an iOS device

  1. Open the Adyen POS App on the mobile device.
  2. Tap the   icon.
  3. Tap the '+' at the top of the Payment device popup menu.
  4. Enter the device hostname or IP.
  5. The device will now be listed in the Payment device menu with the status "Not Boarded".
  6. Tap the name of the device. The device displays a message saying the device is not configured, with options to Cancel or Board device.
  7. Tap Board Device.
    The terminal begins boarding and restarts. Upon restart, the terminal is boarded and ready to be used.

Board the terminal with library integrations  

See Basic functionality - VX820 for information on processing payments.