How to process an authorization

This article covers how to process an authorization with a Poynt Smart Terminal.

To process an authorization, complete the following:

1. Tap Terminal App from the home screen.

2. Tap the Menu button.

3. Tap Auth-Only.

4. Enter the amount to authorize.

5. Tap CASH or CHARGE depending on how the customer is paying.

6. If you tap CHARGE, choose the appropriate option from the drop down menu and insert the card into the terminal.

The customer will complete the transaction. For information on how to complete the sale, refer to How to force a sale.