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Charging the Helcim Card Reader

The information in this article pertains to merchants who have signed up for Helcim from June 1, 2020, onward. If you are using Helcim's Legacy system, please click here.


Follow these steps to charge your Helcim Card Reader:

  • First off, insert the USB connector to a USB port on your workstation.
  • Next, plug the “L” shaped connector into the side of the Helcim Card Reader.
  • If the Card Reader is plugged in correctly, you will hear a beep.
  • You can verify it is charging by looking at the battery icon on the Card Reader’s display. If the battery icon has a lightning bolt, the Card Reader is charging.

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