Getting paid is faster and simpler in QuickBooks Online using a USB card reader. If you don't have a compatible USB card reader yet, you can get one online here.

Swipe a credit card

Make sure your card reader is plugged into your computer.
  1. Select the Plus icon (+), then Receive Payment (if receiving payment toward an invoice) or Sales Receipt (for payment at the time of sale) .
  2. Fill out the payment details on the Sales Receipt or Receive Payment screen.
  3. Select Enter credit card details.
  4. Select the Process payment when saving.
  5. Choose Swipe Card, and swipe the card through the reader as shown in the picture onscreen.
  6. Select Save.