Transacting with a Yoco Card Machine

How to connect (pair) your Bluetooth card machine with the Yoco App

You can connect your Yoco bluetooth card machine using Bluetooth pairing, to your iOS or Android smartphone/tablet with a few easy steps.

IMPORTANT: Before connecting your card machine to your smartphone/tablet, please make sure that you have a stable WiFi, 3G or LTE data connection. Learn more about why a stable internet connection is important.

Pairing your Yoco card machine

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  1. On your smartphone or tablet, turn on Bluetooth under Settings.
  2. Turn on your Yoco Pro with the blue power button, on the top right of the card machine. 
  3. Open the Yoco App. Select More, from the navigation menu at the bottom of the screen, then Settings, then Card Machine, and then Wireless Pro.
  4. Activate the Bluetooth pairing function on the card machine by holding down the green tick button on the keypad for 5 seconds, until the Bluetooth icon on the machine’s screen starts flashing.
  5. On your smartphone or tablet, select Find my machine.
  6. On your iOS device, Select An Accessory should appear; or on your Android device, Machines Near You should appear.
  7. Select your card machine from the list, and allow the Yoco App to attempt a pairing. The serial number can be found on the back, on a silver strip at the bottom of the card machine: Format is 010-XXXXXX.
  8. A pop-up message titled Bluetooth Pairing Request will display. Check that the passkey on the phone or tablet matches the number on the card machine's screen. Click Pair on your smartphone or tablet and press the green tick button on your card machine to accept the passkey.
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  9. Once paired, a Yoco Connected message will display on the card machine's screen, and the Yoco App will display a green Connected status with the details of the card machine: make, model, status etc.


  Not connecting? If you are experiencing issues connecting your card machine to your smartphone/tablet, here are some troubleshooting steps you can follow. 

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