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Capturing a Pre-Authorization

The information in this article is for merchants using Helcim's Legacy System. If you signed up for Helcim on or after June 1, 2020, please click here.

  • Press 4 for FORCE
  • Enter sale amount and press green OK button
  • Swipe(black magnetic strip facing in), insert chip or manually key in the credit card number - If swiped, enter last 4 digits of card, press green OK key - If manually entered , input expiration date, press green OK key
  • Press OK to confirm transaction amount
  • Enter approval code (this can be found from the original receipt), press green OK button
  • Transaction authorizes
  • Select YES or NO for customer copy of the receipt

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