Verifone VX680 mobile card machine (Elavon)

  • Mobile card machine with SIM card & GPRS connection

  • Take card payments on the road or anywhere with mobile network

  • Ideal for mobile businesses or traders without access to a permanent connection point
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Verifone VX680 | Elavon

Before you begin
Ensure you have the following items:
  • 1x VX680 Verifone card terminal
  • 1x SIM card (integrated)
  • 1x till roll (installed)
  • 1x power cord
Function & menu keys

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  1. Transaction keys
    Perform transactional operations.

  2. Alpha button
    Switch from numbers to letters when typing.

  3. Paper feed
    Test the feeding of the receipt roll through the printer.

  4. Function keys
    Scroll up and down through application menus.

  5. Number keys
    Type in numbers (for transaction values) and letters.

  6. Cancel
    Exit menus and cancel transactions.
    Delete entire values when entering numbers or letters.

  7. Enter
    Enter application menus.
    Confirm values typed into the terminal.

  8. Clear
    Delete one character at a time when entering numbers or
    letters.
Connecting & Setup
The VX680 terminal will be fully configured on arrival, with a SIM card included.

  1. Power on the terminal by holding down ENTER enter key.


Note: Your terminal should arrive with a charged battery. However, if it’s running low, plug the power cord into the slot located on the bottom of the terminal and plug into a power source.

  1. Allow time for the terminal to power up (approx. 60 seconds) and the Main Menu screen will appear. You will see a list of 4 options:

    • Sale, Refund, Batch, Void

  2. The terminal will connect to a mobile GPRS network automatically. When this is complete, the network symbol network symbol will turn blue network symbol blue .

Note: If your terminal fails to connect, the network symbol will have a red cross through it network symbol disconnected . If this happens, please contact our Customer Support team.

  1. As part of your terminal setup, you will need to run a test transaction. Make a £0.01 transaction on your personal card to ensure the setup has been successful. Follow the steps in Sale Transaction to do this.

Note: This test transaction must be made by inserting your card and entering your PIN, not a contactless transaction.

Sale transaction (including contactless)
  1. A sale may be initiated from the Main Menu screen, where you will see 4 options listed:

    • Sale, Refund, Batch, Void

  2. Using the number keys, type in the transaction value and press ENTER enter key.

  3. A prompt will appear to confirm the transaction amount. Press ENTER enter key to confirm or CANCEL cancel key to cancel the transaction.

  4. Follow the terminal prompts to Insert/Swipe/Present the customer’s card.

Note: Your customer may only present their card as a means of contactless payment if the transaction value is below the maximum contactless payment limit.

  1. Insert/Swipe/Present the customer’s card using the terminal or alternatively key in the card number on the terminal. The customer must enter their PIN code if requested.

Important: Never ask the customer to divulge their PIN. The terminal will now contact the acquirer for authorisation.

  1. If the transaction is authorised then an Approved message will be displayed and an Auth No will be printed on the receipt.

  2. The terminal will print two receipts. The Merchant Copy will be printed first, tear this off then press ENTER enter key. The Customer Copy will then be printed.
Refund transaction
  1. A refund may be initiated from the Main Menu screen, where you will see 4 options listed:

    Sale, Refund, Batch, Void

  2. Press the Refund button on screen.

  3. Using the number keys, type in the transaction amount and press ENTER enter key.

  4. Insert the customer’s card using the terminal or alternatively key in the card number on the terminal. The customer must enter their PIN code if requested.

Important: Never ask the customer to divulge their PIN. The terminal will now reach the acquirer for authorisation.

  1. If the refund is authorised then an Approval message will be displayed.

  2. The terminal will print two receipts. The Merchant Copy will be printed first, which the customer must sign.

  3. A prompt will also appear on screen asking to validate the signature. Press ENTER enter key to accept or CANCEL cancel key to decline .

  4. The Customer Copy will then be printed.
Customer not present (CNP) transaction

A payment made where the cardholder does not, or physically cannot, present their card to you at the time of purchase.

  1. A CNP transaction may be initiated from the Main Menu screen, where you will see 4 options listed:

    • Sale, Refund, Batch, Void

  2. Press Sale using the touch screen.

  3. Using the number keys, enter the sale amount and press ENTER enter key.

  4. A prompt will appear to confirm the sale amount. Select yes by pressing ENTER enter key or no by pressing CANCEL cancel key.

  5. When prompted to Insert/Swipe/Present the customer’s card, key in the customer’s card number using the number keys and press ENTER enter key.

  6. Enter the expiration date (MM/YY) and press ENTER enter key.

  7. When prompted ‘Is customer present’, select the no symbol or press CANCEL cancel key.

  8. You will see 4 options listed alongside the question: CVV2 NUMBER IS;

    • Not present, Present, Illegible, Absent

  9. Select the Present option and key in the customer’s CVV2 number (this is the 3 digits on the back of the card). Once confirmed, press ENTER enter key.

  10. Key in the customer's address. This will only be the house / flat number included in the 1st line of the address. If the customer doesn’t have a house / flat number, you will just press ENTER enter key to continue.

  11. Key in the customer’s postcode. You can only enter the numbers of the postcode in order of how the postcode reads:

    E.g. if the postcode is 'MK9 1NJ', you would enter '91'. Then press ENTER enter key. If the customer doesn’t have a Post Code, then you can press ENTER enter key to continue.

If your business takes a lot of CNP transactions, you may find a Virtual Terminal to be a more useful method of taking payment.

End of day report

Important: Your End of Day Report should be performed every day as this is your confirmation of the transaction totals that have been sent to the acquirer.

  1. On the Main Menu screen, press Batch on screen.

  2. Press End of Day on screen.

  3. You will be asked to enter your user password.

Note: Unless this has been reset by a member of our Customer Support team, the pre-set password will be ‘1234’.

  1. Type this in using the number keys and then press ENTER enter key.

  2. Your transactions for the day will be listed and a prompt will appear to confirm if the totals are correct. Select yes by pressing ENTER enter key or no by pressing CANCEL cancel key. Your End of Day Report will then be printed.
Batching timescales

Once you’ve completed your End of Day banking report, it will be sent to the acquiring bank to be processed and paid into your bank account. The settlement timescales are as follows:

Standard settlement

2-3 working days

Same Day Settlement

Batch Time

Funds Received

11.01 pm - 4.00 am Before 11.00 am start of business
4.01 am - 3.00 pm Before 7.00 pm same day
3.01 pm - 11 .00 pm          Before 11.00 am next day

 

If you would like Same Day Settlement added to your account or are unsure if you have it, please contact our Customer Support team.

Auto end of day report

Also known as ‘auto-batching’, this enables your card machine to bank the transactions listed on your End of Day report at a set time each day.

The VX680 is pre-programmed to perform your End of Day banking automatically at 2 am. However, this can be changed or removed completely by contacting our Customer Support team.

The batching timescales for receiving funds are the same as if you ran your End of Day report manually:
 

Standard settlement

2-3 working days

Same Day Settlement

Batch Time

Funds Received

11.01 pm - 4.00 am Before 11.00 am start of business
4.01 am - 3.00 pm Before 7.00 pm same day
3.01 pm - 11 .00 pm          Before 11.00 am next day
Audit report

Print out a report of the completed transactions (sales, refunds & voids) on the card machine since your last End-of-Day report, without banking the totals.

  1. From the Main Menu screen, press the down arrow down key twice.

  2. Using the number keys enter your user password and then press ENTER enter key.

Note: Unless this has been reset by a member of our Customer Support team, the pre-set password will be ‘1234’.

  1. On selecting Audit, your audit report will print out.
Replacing the paper roll
  1. Hook your finger under the latch on the rear of the terminal and lift up to swing the receipt roll cover open.

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  2. Remove any partial receipt roll in the printer tray by lifting it up.

  3. Loosen the glued leading edge of the new receipt roll or remove the protective strip. Unwind the receipt roll past any glue residue.

  4. Hold the receipt roll so the paper feeds from the bottom of the roll and towards you.

  5. Drop the receipt roll into the printer tray.

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  6. Pull paper up past the glue residue on the receipt roll.

  7. Close the paper roll cover by gently pressing directly on the cover until it clicks shut, allowing a small amount of paper past the glue residue to extend outside the printer door.

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  8. Tear the paper off against the serrated metal strip in the printer. Press the paper feed button to test the paper is feeding correctly.
Customer support

If you have any questions regarding your terminal, please get in contact with our team of experts below:

CUSTOMER SUPPORT


For authorisation issues outside of our working hours call the Elavon Authorisation Line on:


0345 850 0197 (UK)
1850 303 130 (ROI)