In certain situations you may want to force the terminal to show the standby screen. This screen shows your own branded logo as it is usually shown when no other process is going on.
Switch to the standby screen
To force the payment terminal to show the standby screen, we recommend using a display request with
PredefinedContent. This works regardless of the terminal model.
There is also another method that we support. This uses
OutputXHTML in the display request. However, it only works on terminals that accept XHTML: M400, P400 Plus, and V400m.
Select the tabs below for details.
Make a POST request to a Terminal API endpoint, specifying:
MessageHeader: the standard
Parameter Required Description
Your unique ID for this request, consisting of 1-10 alphanumeric characters. Must be unique within the last 48 hours for the terminal (
POIID) being used.
Your unique ID for the POS system component to send this request from.
The unique ID of the terminal to send this request to. Format: [device model]-[serial number].
DisplayRequest.DisplayOutput: An array containing a single array item with:
Check the response. If the request is successful, the response contains: