Deprecation Notice: Intents.ACTION_SCAN broadcast – April 20, 2017

Due to a recent ROM update on Clover devices to ensure a ​more ​reliable merchant experience, the Intents.ACTION_SCAN broadcast for barcode scanning in our Android SDK has been deprecated. ​ Apps should instead use​ the BarcodeScanner class for barcode scanning. The startScan() method supports passing in the same extra data used in the Intents.ACTION_SCAN broadcast. […]

Merchant Generated API Token Changes – April 11, 2017

Beginning April 18 Clover will severely reduce the rate limits and regularly expire merchant generated API tokens. Merchant generated API tokens are designed for development and testing purposes only, and are not supported for production apps. There is no impact if you retrieve API tokens programmatically using OAuth or the Android SDK. Merchant generated API […]

US Production Support for Clover Flex – April 10, 2017

On March 31 we announced Clover Flex is available in our sandbox environment to test your app. Today, we’re excited to let you know support for Clover Flex is live in our US production environment. You can now select Clover Flex as a supported device (along with Clover Station, Mobile, and Mini) for your apps. […]

Introducing Clover Flex – March 31, 2017

Clover is thrilled to announce a new member to our Clover hardware family: Clover Flex. Clover Flex is a portable device offering ultimate flexibility both at and away from the counter. Clover Flex incorporates our latest technology embedded in a single, portable device. Take a look at our updated device specification page. Next steps: Ensure […]

30 Min. Planned EU Clover Maintenance on April 4, 2017

Important Clover is planning on a 30 minute maintenance window next week: Tuesday, April 4, 2017 from 3:30 – 4:00AM UTC Please note that during this maintenance window, Clover Station, Mini, and Mobile will be unable to process payments in the EU. In addition, EU API services, Web Dashboard, and the Developer Dashboard (eu.clover.com/developers) will […]

30 Min. Planned EU Clover Maintenance on March 30, 2017

Important Clover is planning on a 30 minute maintenance window next week: – Thursday, March 30, 2017 from 3:30-4:00AM UTC Please note that during this maintenance window, Clover Station, Mini, and Mobile will be unable to process payments. In addition, EU API services, Web Dashboard, and the Developer Dashboard (eu.clover.com/developers) will be wholly unavailable. For assistance, […]

Changes to Android SDK Auth Token Generation – March 24, 2017

Starting mid-April app auth tokens will be generated the first time an Android app requests it, instead of upon app installation. The reason for this change is to certify auth tokens are currently valid. Therefore, any app developers using the Android SDK to generate auth tokens should ensure your app: Handles the CloverAuth.authenticate() method which […]

30 Min. Planned Clover Maintenance Periods on March 27 & 29, 2017

Important Clover is planning on two 30 minute maintenance windows next week: – Monday, March 27, 2017 from 8:00 – 8:30AM UTC (1:00-1:30AM PDT) – Wednesday, March 29, 2017 from 8:00 – 8:30AM UTC (1:00-1:30AM PDT) Normal authorizations will not be impacted. Also, there will be no impact on EU services. Please note that during […]

New Plan Available to Merchants – March 17, 2017

Clover now offers merchants a new software plan called Register Lite which streamlines payments, inventory, and employee and customer engagement. Register Lite now assumes many of the included modules that were previously only available to the Register feature set. The Register plan is now a bit more granular on specific use cases and specific modules […]

30 Min. Planned Clover Maintenance Periods on March 21 & 23, 2017

Important Clover is planning on two 30 minute maintenance windows next week: – Tuesday, March 21, 2017 from 8:00 – 8:30 AM UTC (1:00 – 1:30 AM PDT) – Thursday, March 23, 2017 from 8:00 – 8:30 AM UTC (1:00 – 1:30 AM PDT) Normal authorizations will not be impacted. Also, there will be no […]