How do I change the supervisor password on my Genius device?

How do I change the supervisor password on my Genius device?

You can change supervisor password on your Genius device using the Verifone administration screen.

Important: If you lose or forget your supervisor password, you cannot reset it using the Genius device. 

Changing your Genius device’s supervisor password

This procedure begins on the Genius home screen. 

The Genius home screen.

Step 1. On the Genius splash screen, press 1, 5, and 9 on the keypad at the same time to enter System Mode. The Genius device displays a login screen.

The login screen to access the Verfione Administration screen.

Step 2. On the login screen:

  a. Use the keypad to type the supervisor password. Note: The default supervisor password is 166832.

  b. Press Enter.

Step 3. Tap Security > Password Mgr. > Users.

Step 4. Change the supervisor password:

  a. Confirm the supervisor check box is selected.

  b. Use the Keypad to type the current password. The default supervisor password is   166832.

  c. Tap the New field and use the keypad to type the new password.

  d. Tap the Confirm field and use the keypad to type the new password.

  e. Press Enter, the Genius device displays a message confirming you have successfully changed the supervisor’s password.

  f. Tap OK.

Note: The supervisor password must be between five and eight digits in length. You cannot use the following:

• Special characters

• Verifone’s default passwords; 166831 or 166832

• The current password

Step 5. Tap Home.

Step 6. On the Home screen, tap Run App to launch the Genius application.

The Verifone Administration screen with the Run App button highlighted.

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