How to pair a First Data payment terminal to Vend


  • Vend for Mac or PC
  • Vend on iPad
  • Pax or Dejavoo terminal
  • Clover Mini and Flex


Create the payment type in Vend

1. Click Setup in Vend

2. Click Payment types

3. Click the Add Payment Type button

4. Click First Data Payments


5. Click Begin Setup

6. Enter a name for the payment type

7. Click Save Payment Type


Get the terminal ready to pair 

1. Plug the terminal into your network using an Ethernet cable

2. Connect the terminal to power

3. Turn the terminal on

4. The terminal screen should say POS Online (For Pax and Dejavoo terminals only)

5. You may be asked to set the time on your payment terminal, please ensure this is correct as this will have an impact on the daily batch and settlement.


Download and Install the eConduit App (For Clover Mini and Flex only)

1. As an Admin user for your Clover account access the Clover Marketplace

2. Sign in and search for eConduit or access the More Tools on the Mini  or Flex terminal and search for eConduit

3. Select Connect and Accept

4. Press the eConduit app icon on the Clover Mini or Flex

5. If successful the app will state "Connected"

NOTE: The eConduit app needs to be running in the background always to accept payments through Vend


Connect the terminal to Vend

1. Click the First Data Payments payment type that was just created

2. Click Pair a Terminal


3. Click Allow Access


4. Enter the terminal serial number and click Pair


5. Confirm the payment terminal shows a test transaction for $0.01 and click Yes


7. Select the register to assign to the terminal and click Next


8. Complete contact information and click Submit

9. Your payment terminal and payment type will now be set up. Click ESC

10. Click Save Payment Type


Additional Information

  • Each terminal can only be paired with one Vend Register at a time
  • Repeat the above process for each terminal you need to connect
  • Multiple payment terminals can be paired under a single payment type
  • When installing the eConduit application, the Clover device will automatically install (if not already installed) either the Cloud pay display or Secure Network pay display app. These are required to display the transaction prompts to the consumer on the Clover device.  You can confirm the installation by viewing your installed apps on the Clover device menu screen.
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