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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.

Steps

Board with the Adyen App

  1. Press  + 9 to open the admin menu.
  2. Enter the admin PIN code. If you don't know this code, you can learn how to retrieve it in our POS Troubleshooting section.
    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 webservice user account details. To learn how to retrieve these, see How to get the web service ws user password.
  3. Tap .
  4. Tap Payment device.
    The app will prompt to select between Bluetooth and Wi-Fi connection.
  5. Enter the IP address of your terminal and tap Add Device.
    The Adyen POS App identifies the terminal, synchronizes with the Adyen payments platform, and verifies the terminal configuration.
  6. The terminal begins boarding and restarts.
    After rebooting, the terminal will begin to update to the latest merchant configuration. Once the latest configuration has been applied, you can begin processing payments.

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.
    The device will now be listed in the Payment device menu with the status "Not Boarded".
  5. Tap the name of the device.
    The device displays a message saying the device is not configured, with options to Cancel or Board device.
  6. Tap Board Device.
  7. The terminal begins boarding and restarts.
    After rebooting, the terminal will begin to update to the latest merchant configuration. Once the latest configuration has been applied, you can begin processing payments.

Board the terminal with library integrations 

To board the terminal with your own custom systems, review our integration guides:

If you have any issues boarding your terminal, see our POS Troubleshooting section.