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Setting up the WisePad 3 terminal with Lightspeed Payments for Retail POS (X-Series) on iPad


Lightspeed Payments provides everything you need to process sales and get paid. To get set up with Lightspeed Payments on iPad, follow the steps below:

Supported payment terminal

  • WisePad 3 (iOS)


When connected to the Retail POS app on iPad, the WisePad 3 terminal leverages the iPad internet connection for processing. This means that as long as the iPad has Wi-Fi or mobile coverage, the WisePad 3 terminal will be operational for payments.

Setting up

Add the Lightspeed Payments Payment Type in Retail POS

  1. Login to your Retail POS store using the Account Owner or another Admin user
  2. Navigate to Setup > Payment types and click Begin setup on the Begin setting up Lightspeed Payments banner
  3. Follow the Lightspeed Payments login and setup prompts
  4. Once back in Retail POS, enter a Name for the payment type
  5. Select which Outlets you wish this payment type to be available for
  6. Continue to Lightspeed Payments terminal the pairing section below

Pairing the WisePad 3 terminal to an iPad


  1. Open the Retail POS app on iPad and tap the Menu icon (☰)
  2. Navigate to Settings > HardwareScreen_Shot_2021-11-15_at_3.50.51_PM_3.png
  3. In the Lightspeed Payments section, tap Connect to bluetooth terminal
  4. From the Nearby Bluetooth Devices menu, select the WisePad 3 terminal that is displayed
  5. Accept the Bluetooth Pairing Request by tapping Pair
  6. The terminal has been successfully connected when Connected to WisePad 3 is displayed in the Lightspeed Payments section


Minimum payment amount of $0.50 in local currency (USD, CAD) or £0.30 (UK) applies to all transactions


For steps on taking payments using Lightspeed Payments, refer to our Taking payment with Lightspeed Payments for Retail POS (X-Series) guide.

If you're having issues connecting your Lightspeed Payments terminal, refer to our Troubleshooting your Lightspeed Payments for Retail POS (X-Series) guide.

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