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Background payment authorization

If a POS device does not have a network connection at the time a card is swiped, dipped, or tapped, a background payment will be attempted.

If your restaurant is configured to prevent background payments, the POS device displays an error dialog box. Otherwise, the behavior depends on the permissions of the restaurant employee who is currently signed in to the POS device.

  • If the restaurant employee has permission to take background payments, a confirmation dialog box is displayed.

  • If the restaurant employee does not have permission to take background payments, a manager approval dialog box is displayed.