PayPal Here - Point of Sale
If you are a PayPal user and you enjoy their online payment services, you will really love the PayPal Here app. This is an application that makes face-to-face payments via PayPal possible. Basically, this tool allows you to transform your mobile device into a mobile POS. In this review, I tell you why you ought to get it.
This application has great features. First and foremost, you can use it to make secure payments. It uses an encrypted card reader which is backed by PayPal’s best fraud protection and risk management system. All the money received in your account is processed in a manner of minutes. You can access it either through your PayPal debit card or withdraw it to your local bank account. However, in order to utilize these amazing features, there are several things you need to do. You have to get a PayPal Mobile Card Reader and invest in a chip card reader so that you can accept chip cards. Once all this is in place, customers get charged 2.7% per swipe.
PayPal Here is compatible with Android and iDevices. However, it requires Android 4.0.3 and up and iOS 8.0 or later
Ease of Use
PayPal Here is quite easy to use. As long as you have a card and a chip reader you shouldn’t have any trouble using it. The payments will reflect within no time, and you will save a lot of time in completing transactions. In terms of performance, I have not experienced any trouble with the app. It is consistent, and it doesn’t crash or freeze when in use. I am very impressed. I also like that the developers work hard to make it better. For instance, in the latest version, they have improved the general performance of the app and its reliability.
This app has a clear, intuitive and easy to use interface. It prompts you to complete different tasks and notifies you when the process has been completed successfully. The design is also great. It features PayPal blue and white colors which are simply beautiful, and it is very well-organized.
This application is free on both App Store and Google Play Store, and it doesn’t have any in-app purchases or ads.
- It turns your device into a cash register;
- It is extremely convenient;
- There are no monthly fees incurred.
- No offline mode;
- Chargeback fee of $20;
- The support services are not that responsive.
PayPal is one of the fastest, safest and most secure methods of payment. However, when you are running a business, it can be quite tasking to use PayPal for all your transactions. This is why PayPal Here is important - it helps you manage all your payments easily. I have been using this app for a while, and I have nothing but praise for it. I would recommend it to anyone who is constantly making payments with PayPal. You will be glad you made the choice.