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Setting up Lightspeed Payments

Lightspeed Payments is the simplest way to integrate your payment processing with Lightspeed Restaurant K Series and to accept credit and debit card payments in your restaurant. Because Lightspeed Payments lives within Lightspeed Restaurant, this enables you to both run your business and manage your transactions all in one seamless Lightspeed experience. 

If you have not already applied for Lightspeed Payments, you can inquire for more information with our sales team

Customizing Lightspeed Payments

One of the advantages of Lightspeed Payments is that Lightspeed will take care of most of your gateway configurations for you, so you won't have to worry about making sure the lines of communication are open between your Lightspeed account and Lightspeed Payments. Once you have been approved for Lightspeed Payments and Lightspeed Payments has been added to your account, you can adjust your settings to fit your needs. 

Enabling tipping options with Lightspeed Payments

The optional settings for Lightspeed Payments can be edited to enable tips or change how you take signatures. These settings can be changed in your back office.

To enable tipping:

  1. In the back office, navigate to ConfigurationConfigurations.
  2. Click the name of the POS configuration associated with Lightspeed Payments.
  3. Under "support for tables," check the enable tipping checkbox.
  4. Under "Payment terminal," check the enable tipping on the payment terminal when supported checkbox.
  5. Click save.

Your customers will now be offered the option to add a tip on the terminal when paying for their check.

By default, tipping percentages will be set to 15%, 18%, 20%, and "custom amount." To make changes to this setting, please contact our support team.

Configuring signature options with Lightspeed Payments

To capture signatures directly on the payment terminal:

  1. In the back office, navigate to ConfigurationConfigurations.
  2. Click the name of the POS configuration associated with Lightspeed Payments.
  3. Under Payment Terminal, check the Capture signature on screen when supported checkbox.
  4. Click save.

Your customers will now be able to sign directly on the payment terminal's screen when paying for their order.

Setting up your hardware

Once your Lightspeed Payments account is configured and you've received your payment hardware, you're ready to set up your terminal.

The following terminals are compatible with Lightspeed Payments: 

It is important that you only use the terminal supplied to you by Lightspeed, as any terminal obtained from a third party may not be correctly configured for your account and could present a security risk.

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