Setting up your POS Device

    To connect your POS to the internet via WiFi, follow these steps:

    1. Press the Settings icon in the lower right corner. 



    2. Press Device Settings

    3. Press Network.

    4. In the Wi-Fi Networks section, press Turn Wi-Fi On.


    5. From the network list, select one of the detected networks you wish to connect to.


    6. Enter the network password in the Enter Password field and press Close.

    7. Press Connect.

    Your POS is now connected to the internet via WiFi. 

    If you experience problems connecting your device to the internet via WiFi, you also have the option to connect your POS via Ethernet. 

    As a uAccept customer, you receive free software updates for the life of your uAccept account. 

    To update your POS to the latest software version, follow these steps: 

    Note: As an extra safety measure, we recommend you batch out any credit card transactions before the update. For assistance on Batching, click here

    1. Press the Settings icon in the lower right corner.



    2. Press Device Settings.


    3. Press General


    4. Press Check For Updates.


    You will be prompted to update.

    5. Press Yes.

    The update should take less than a minute.

    To use a slip printer, first follow the steps in "Configuring a Slip Printer" below. Then once the printer is configured, scroll down in this article and follow the steps in "Connecting a Slip Printer to your Device."

    Configuring a Slip Printer

    To connect and configure the slip printer, you will need to set up your PC’s NIC Card with two addresses, one for the network and one to access and configure the slip printer.

    NOTE: Slip printing is used with the settings at the Category and Subcategory level. It is also used when restaurant receipts are enabled. For more information, see Restaurant Receipts.

    To configure your slip printer, first, connect the printer to your network and turn it on. Then follow these steps:

    1. From the Windows 8 Start menu, type cmd in the Search field to search for the command prompt, then pressEnter.

    2. Type ipconfig /all in the command shell, then press Enter.

    3. Record the following information under the Ethernet settings.

    - IPv4 Address = x.x.x.x
    - Subnet mask = x.x.x.x
    - Default Gateway = x.x.x.x
    - DNS Server = x.x.x.x, x.x.x.x

    NOTE: In Windows 7 and XP Pro, these settings can be found under Local Area Connection instead of Ethernet.

    4. From the Windows Start menu, select Control Panel.

    5. From the View By drop-down menu in the upper-right corner of the screen, select Small Icons.

    6. Select Network and Sharing Center.


    7. Select Change Adapter Settings from the list on the left side of the screen.

    This displays the network connections for the PC.

    8. Right-click on Ethernet and select Properties.

    NOTE: In Windows 7 and XP Pro, this will read Local Area Connection instead of Ethernet.

    9. Scroll down and double-click Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4).


    10. To enable static IP address, select Use the following IP Address and then enter the information gathered in step 3, above.

    You are setting up the PC's NIC card to use the same IP it received from the DHCP server. You must set this as a static IP to bind the second IP to this NIC card.

    11. Click the Advanced button.

    12. Click the IP Settings tab and then click the Add button in the IP Addresses section.


    13. Enter the following:

    - IP Address: 192.168.1.x (where x can be any number between 1 and 254, excluding 6. This IP address cannot conflict with any other device on your network.)

    - Subnet Mask:

    The Add button will be selected.

    14. Click Add to bind this second IP to the NIC card.

    15. Open a browser and log in using, with the default password of 00000.

    16. Update the IP information. Do this by using the first three sets of your IPv4 value and adding a fourth value at the end that is not currently being used. For example, if your IPv4 was you could set this new value as The fourth value needs to be unique in your system. When you are done with this click Modify.

    17. After updating the IP address, the printer should restart with a loud beep.

    You will now be able to access the slip printer in a browser via the new TCP\IP address.

    18. Reset your IP address settings by following steps 4–9 above, then select Obtain an IP address automatically and Obtain DNS server address automatically. Click OK, then click Close in both open network connection dialog boxes.


    Connecting a Slip Printer to your Device

    Once your slip printer has been configured, you can connect it to your POS device.

    To connect your slip printer to your POS device, follow these steps:

    1. Press the Settings icon, located in the lower-right corner of the screen, and select Device Settings.

    NOTE: You must be assigned permission to adjust your device settings.

    2. Press Printers.


    3. In the Name field, enter a name for the printer.

    4. In the IP Address field, enter the IP address you have assigned to the printer.

    5. Press Add.

    6. Press Confirm.


    If you have a static network, you will need to set up a static IP address for your account.

    To set up your static IP address, follow these steps:

    1. Press and hold the device power button for a few seconds. The power button is located on the right side of the device.

    When uAccept is first launched, the login screen will appear.

    2. Press the Settings icon, located at the bottom right of the screen.


    3. When you are prompted to enter the configuration PIN, enter 81578 and press Confirm.

    The Network Settings screen will appear.


    4. From the Configuration drop-down menu, select Static.


    5. Enter your network settings and press Confirm.

    The receipt paper is loaded either into the receipt tray at the top right of the device for the
    8” model, or into the receipt cabinet at the front of the device for the other models. To load
    receipt paper, follow these steps:

    8” Model

    1. Pull the lever on the top of the receipt tray cover.

    2. Place the roll of paper into the tray with the paper rolled over the top of the roll.

    3. Pull a small amount of paper from the roll and snap the cover shut.

    Other Models

    1. Press down the lever to the right of the cabinet door to open the cabinet.

    2. Firmly remove the hub and load the roll of paper onto the hub.

    3. Insert the hub back into the receipt cabinet with the paper rolled over the top of the roll.

    4. Pull a small amount of paper from the roll and snap the cover shut.


    To connect your uAccept POS device, follow these steps:

    1. Remove the back cover of the device. (A)

    2. Attach the power cord to the device. (B)

    3. Plug the power cord into a surge protector, then plug the surge protector into the power outlet.

    4. Plug the Ethernet cable into the device (C), then plug the Ethernet cable into your wired router.

    5. Plug the cash drawer line cord into the device (D), then plug the line cord into the bottom of the uAccept cash drawer.

    6. Press and hold the Power button (E), found on the right side of the device, until the uAccept startup screen appears.



    NOTE: We strongly suggest that you use a surge protector or uninterruptible power supply (UPS). If a surge protector is not used and there is a power surge, your warranty may become void.