Stripe Terminal for in-person sales (Android)

Currently in Beta

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Heads up: we’re beta testing this feature in the Big Cartel for Android app with a small crew of stores. Interested in joining our private beta? Let us know!

Accept in-person payments with Stripe Terminal in the Big Cartel app for Android. Whether it’s at a festival, craft fair or concert, you can effortlessly process those card payments on the go. 🚗💨

Stripe Terminal lets you:

  • Enter credit or debit card details manually
  • Use the Stripe card reader with a swipe or chip

Details

  • Price: Stripe Terminal’s fees start at 2.7% + 5¢ per processed transaction. View Stripe’s fee structure here.
  • Requirements: Big Cartel app for Android, Stripe account, and a Gmail account. Terminal is currently only available to shops in the U.S. and Puerto Rico. More countries are coming soon and you can sign up here to be notified!
  • Developer: Big Cartel
  • Support: Big Cartel

Setup

👉 To accept payments manually:

  1. Download or launch the Big Cartel app for Android.
  2. Allow the app to access your location - Stripe needs it to accept payments.
  3. Make sure you’ve connected your Stripe account in the Checkout tab of the Big Cartel app.

That’s it! You’re ready to take this show on the road and choose Stripe Terminal during in-person checkout.

💳 To accept payments with a card reader:

  1. Connect the Stripe card reader to your Bluetooth-enabled device.
  2. Download or launch the Big Cartel app.
  3. Allow the app to access your location - Stripe needs it to accept payments.
  4. Make sure you’ve connected your Stripe account in the Checkout tab of the Big Cartel app.
  5. Head to the Checkout tab in the app and tap Settings > Add Card Reader.

Success! 🎉 Once your reader is paired, you can accept payments with it during in-person checkout.

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