Activating hotspot connection on a card terminal

Use your mobile hotspot to connect your Fresha card terminal to a network. We’ll walk you through how to enable this feature on your device.

In this guide, we’ll cover: 

Fresha card terminals overview 

Fresha card terminals are a quick and easy payment method which allows you to accept in-store payments from clients who can choose to pay in a range of ways. These portable devices are fully integrated with your business account, making checking out a streamlined process.

Activating the mobile hotspot on your device allows you to easily connect the terminal to a wireless network. Turn on your terminal, activate the hotspot on your phone (iOS or  Android device), and follow the relevant steps to connect the terminal to your phone.

How to activate a hotspot connection on a V400m

  1. From the main screen, press 1 followed by the green circle button on your card terminal.
  2. Access the Staff menu using the PIN code 1234 followed by the green circle button.
  3. Go to Network and select WiFi (make sure WiFi toggle is turned ON). 
  4. Click on the ➕ icon to see the list of available networks, and locate your phone’s network.

  5. Enter the WiFi password which is listed on your phone, and press the green button.

  6. Wait until it connects then press ❌. Once you see the WiFi and the cloud icons on the screen, it means the terminal is connected and ready to be used.  

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