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Getting Started with 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.

The Helcim Card Reader syncs with the Helcim Payments App to let you accept payments in-person.

For help with syncing the Helcim Card Reader to the Helcim Payments App please visit to walk through the setup wizard.

You can order the Helcim Card Reader through your Helcim account after signing up. Once you have received your Helcim Card Reader in the mail, follow these steps to start accepting payments.

Unboxing the Helcim Equipment

Using the Countertop Stand

Charging the Helcim Card Reader

If you need to turn on the Helcim Card Reader, you can hold down the # and Yellow keys on the keypad to start the device.

Congratulations, your Helcim Card Reader is now set up, you are ready to Download the Helcim Payments App and begin accepting payments. Get started with the Helcim Payments app.

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