Clover integrates Tap to Pay into its Clover Go iOS app

US-based Clover, an extension of Fiserv, has enabled US SMBs to accept in-person contactless payments on their own iPhone thanks to an integration with the Clover Go iOS app and tap-to-pay.

An extension of Fiserv’s Clover point-of-sale and business management platform, a global payment and financial technology solutions provider, Clover Go offers SMBs of all sizes the mobility and flexibility to accept payments and manage their business from anywhere .

Turn an iPhone into a POS for contactless payments

For Clover merchants on the go, including fitness trainers, home service providers, market vendors, and food truck operators, the addition of Tap-to-Pay on iPhone enables contactless payment acceptance without the need for additional hardware. Businesses can also use Tap-to-Pay on iPhone as a complementary solution to accept payment for needs like breaking queues or accepting payments at the table.

Tap-to-Pay on iPhone can be enabled by downloading the Clover Go iOS app from the Apple App Store. After a quick and easy setup process, businesses can present customers with a payment screen on their iPhone and securely accept any form of contactless payment, including credit and debit cards, Apple Pay and other digital wallets.

Clover representatives said small businesses want to streamline their operations, sell more and connect with their customers no matter where they are. Clover supports omnichannel technology and features that allow us to serve their needs. By enabling tap-to-pay on iPhone, businesses can increase flexibility and extend customer engagement with the efficiency of using a device they already own.

Clover Go features allow for a unified payment view

The integration of Tap-to-Pay on iPhone and Clover Go allows businesses to offer acceptance of contactless payments through their iPhone alongside existing Clover Go mobile capabilities – including the ability to connect multiple point-of-sale devices, offline – Accept payments securely and access a unified view of your business. This allows businesses to generate more revenue while simplifying day-to-day operations.

Businesses can enable Tap-to-Pay on iPhone on an iPhone XS and later running iOS 16 or later. Tap-to-Pay on iPhone leverages iPhone’s built-in capabilities to keep merchant and customer data private and secure.

Clover is a complete business management system that enables businesses to maximize operational efficiencies, grow their customer base, and accept customer payments. Businesses using Clover can accept payments of any type, including Apple Pay, contactless credit or debit cards, and other digital wallets. As a point-of-sale platform for merchants, Clover processes over $234 billion in payments each year, according to the press release.