How To Restart Verifone Card Reader In Simple Steps

Verifone card readers are devices that allow merchants to accept payments from customers using credit cards, debit cards, or mobile wallets.

Verifone offers a range of card readers for different purposes and environments, such as countertop readers, mobile readers, multilane readers, and self-service readers.

Sometimes, a Verifone card reader may encounter issues such as freezing, error messages, connectivity problems, or declined transactions.

In these cases, restarting the card reader may help resolve the issue and restore normal functionality.

However, different models of Verifone card readers have different methods of restarting.

Therefore, it is important to know which model of Verifone card reader you have and how to restart it correctly.

In this article, I will explain how to restart some of the most common models of Verifone card readers: Verifone P400, Verifone VX 520, Verifone VX 820 Duet, and Verifone e355.

How To Restart Verifone Card Reader

How to restart Verifone P400

The Verifone P400 is a countertop reader that connects to the internet via Ethernet or Wi-Fi.

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To restart the Verifone P400:

– Press and hold the red X button on the keypad for about 10 seconds until you see a message saying “Shutting down…”
– Wait for the device to power off completely
– Press and hold the green O button on the keypad for about 3 seconds until you see a message saying “Booting…”
– Wait for the device to power on completely

How to restart Verifone VX 520

The Verifone VX 520 is a countertop reader that connects to a phone line or an internet connection via Ethernet.

It has a built-in printer and supports contactless payments.

To restart the Verifone VX 520:

– Unplug the power cord from the back of the device
– Wait for about 10 seconds
– Plug the power cord back into the device
– Wait for the device to power on completely

How to restart Verifone VX 820 Duet

The Verifone VX 820 Duet is a countertop reader that consists of two parts: a base unit with a printer and an Ethernet port, and a detachable PIN pad with a touchscreen display.

It supports contactless payments and can be used as a standalone device or integrated with a cash register.

To restart the Verifone VX 820 Duet:

– Unplug both parts of the device from their power sources
– Wait for about 10 seconds
– Plug both parts of the device back into their power sources
– Wait for both parts of the device to power on completely

How to restart Verifone e355

The Verifone e355 is a mobile reader that connects to smart devices via Bluetooth or USB.

It supports contactless payments and can be used with various operating systems such as Android, iOS, Windows Phone, etc.

To restart the Verifone e355:

– Press and hold both volume buttons on either side of the device for about 5 seconds until you see three LEDs flashing in sequence
– Release both volume buttons
– Wait for one LED to flash green indicating that the device has restarted successfully.

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