My Genius device is not reading chip cards, what do I do?

My Genius device is not reading chip cards, what do I do?

Your Genius device is EMV ready. If your Genius device is not reading a chip card, check that the card is fully inserted into the card slot.

The Genius device with a call out that highlights the chip card slot.

The card is fully inserted but still is not being read:

Step 1. Remove the card from the device.

Step 2. Check the card slot is illuminated.

  • If the card slot is illuminated, try another card.
  • If the card slot is not illuminated, your POS may not be using up-to-date communication methods. Contact your POS provider to confirm that the integration between your POS and Genius is up to date.

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