Free after a $99 rebate, Groovv Terminal One is a payment terminal and payment service all-in-one solution. The terminal enables acceptance of all payment types including NFC, EMV chip cards and magstripe cards, as well as Apple Pay, Android Pay and Samsung Pay. And the innovative self-activation process will have you up and running in minutes.

One Payment Terminal, Many Features

Groovv Terminal One offers the features you need to start accepting all the ways customers want to pay – so you never miss a sale.

  • Great Specs: Includes a PIN pad, keypad and receipt printer
  • Payment-Ready: Buy at retail through Apple, Staples and and get set up quickly
  • EMV Compliant: Accepts “chip” cards to help you avoid liability for fraudulent credit card transactions
  • NFC Capable: Accepts Apple Pay from iPhones and Apple Watches, as well as other digital wallets like Samsung Pay and Android Pay
  • All Cards and Banks: Accepts magstripe and all credit and debit cards from Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover

Already purchased Groovv Terminal One? Click here to activate your terminal.

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Easy Payment Setup and Activation

With payment service built in, Groovv Terminal One offers convenient, fast activation. Virtually instant activation lets customers set up the payment service in minutes. Simply plug in the terminal, activate the account online, and configure the terminal to accept payments.

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Save Money with Rebates and Low Processing Fees

Groovv Terminal One saves you money on equipment and much more:

  • Free terminal after $99 retail purchase rebate
  • Free Apple Pay transactions for one year up to $10,000
  • Meet or beat processing rate guarantee – or you get $500!
  • No term contract or obligation
  • Easy to switch and save – just call for a processing rate review: 855-379-9011

Groovv Terminal One Is
EMV-Compliant and NFC-Enabled

New credit cards have an “EMV” chip to enhance cardholder security. As of the October 2015 EMV mandate, merchants must process transactions using the chip to avoid liability for fraud.

Groovv Terminal One is able to accept increasingly popular NFC technology payment methods like Apple Pay and Samsung Pay from smartphones and watches.

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To learn more or request a solution, call (888) 257-3866
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Get Support

If you’re an existing Groovv Terminal One customer, visit our Merchant Service Center,
email or call (855) 379-9011

Customer Reviews

“Groovv Terminal is great for small businesses. This is perfect for the flea market, a grocery store or at home business.”
– Michael, Amazon Customer

“This is an excellent up-to-date credit card processor that can be used for almost any business. I have a service business, not selling products, but we use it so our clients can use their credit card to pay their bill. No more statements to send!”
– Judah, Amazon Customer

“The Groovv terminal is a great machine for the price. It was fairly easy to set up and we started taking transactions right away. The customer service at Total Merchant, which is the processing company, are all very nice, friendly, and helpful! We are happy with our purchase!”
– June, Staples Customer

“I have done quite a bit of research on this product for the last few days and have spoken at length to customer service as a future customer and must say that the experience was pleasant and positive. The terminal comes with all that you need to process just about any kind of payment with ease and convenience, having your money placed in your account in a reasonable time frame.”
– Colorgirl, Amazon Customer

“So excited to have this handy tool to take along to trade shows and conventions. I am very pleased with the safeguards it has to keep financial info secure. This is a great device for our shop and we are very pleased with it thus far. We can take it along any time we set up a table at a guild meeting or go to shows.”
– Amazon Customer

“Great terminal that’s a big upgrade from the Square.”
– Amazon Customer

“As a machine I am so pleased with this. It does so much more than the square but is still light and easy to transport to functions. It accepts the new chip cards as well as Apple pay and Android pay and the self-activation function is as easy as they advertise.”
– Lyndie, Amazon Customer

“I was so happy to receive an easy to use terminal. Not only did I have this the next day, there was no down time in setting this up!”
– Joyous, Amazon Customer

“All in all, this is a really affordable way to get a REAL payment terminal, though there are definitely advantages to integrating in your POS system.
– Amazon Customer

“Big upgrade from the Square… both in size and capability.”
– Henrietta, Amazon Customer

“The great benefit here is that this particular payment processing gear is not rented, and is very very flexible. With the NFC reader, this system should be able to operate and function for many years. This is a fabulous option to create stability and functionality for the future.”
– Amazon Customer

“This unit is very sturdy and professional looking. I like that it prints out receipts for the client, which the square does not do.”
– Anne, Amazon Customer

“My Groovv Terminal One is quite the versatile processing device. It is ready for tomorrow and can take anything I can throw at it today. Setup is easy using the provided instructions. It has a simple to use interface with plenty of options. It is easy to load the paper into it, too. The strikingly handsome unit is durably constructed with components that are sure to survive long term use . . . Overall, this is everything I ever wanted in a payment terminal and more.”
– J., Amazon Customer

“This credit card terminal is just what she needed as she can use it at home for internet orders and take it on the road for conventions.”
– Amazon Customer

“It is a good and comprehensive unit that can accommodate many different types of business. It is affordable for smaller enterprises and can provide the level of electronic service customers have come to expect.”
– Antigone, Amazon Customer

“This is a great replacement for Square! I have had no problems at all setting it up and it has worked perfectly since day one.”
– Mark, Amazon Customer

“Much Needed upgrade from the square! This is a great machine and it can take cards with
security chip. “
– Amazon Customer

“This is much bigger than I anticipated. But it does a lot. Even printing out a customer receipt which I love.”
– Amazon Customer

Questions? We have answers.

Where can I buy Groovv® Terminal One?

You can purchase a Groovv® Terminal One at select Apple Stores or You can also call us directly at (855) 379-9011.

What payment types can I accept with a Groovv® Terminal One?

You can accept all the ways customers pay, including credit and debit cards with magnetic stripes, new EMV chip cards, and NFC payments like Apple Pay and Android Pay.

Does Groovv® Terminal One come with payment processing?

Yes, Groovv® Terminal One is an all-in-one solution. It includes both the terminal and a payment processing service. Just plug it in and you can start taking payments in minutes. Rates are low and we have a meet or beat rate plan.

Do I have to commit to a long-term contract for payment processing?

No. There is no long-term contract and the plan is month-to-month. You can cancel the plan anytime.

Will I be liable for counterfeit credit card fraud if I use Groovv® Terminal One?

If you use the Groovv® Terminal One to accept EMV chip cards, you will not be liable for counterfeit credit card fraud.

What is the EMV Mandate?

Effective October 2015, Visa and MasterCard have mandated that all merchants must process transactions using the EMV chip (as opposed to the magnetic stripe reader) to avoid liability for counterfeit credit card fraud.

What does EMV mean to small businesses accepting payments?

Small businesses need new EMV terminals that can process transactions using the chip to avoid liability for fraud.

What is an EMV Chip Card?

EMV (short for EuroPay, MasterCard, and Visa) cards have a microprocessor, or “chip” embedded in the card.

Why are EMV cards more secure than traditional cards?

Chip cards create unique values which prevent the use of lost, stolen, or counterfeit cards from being accepted at a merchant location. Magnetic stripe transactions contain static data and cannot prevent these cards from being accepted.

Can I accept an EMV/Chip Card Payment with the Groovv® Terminal One?

Yes. Groovv® Terminal One enables you to take all payment types, including EMV chip cards, cards with a magnetic stripe, and NFC payments like Apple Pay.

Will I still have to sign or enter a PIN for my card transaction?

EMV transactions will still require either a PIN or a signature, with the exception of approved QSR or card-not-present situations (e.g. online purchases).

If fraud occurs after EMV cards are issued, who will be liable for the costs?

Businesses with non-EMV compatible terminals will generally be held accountable for some of the associated costs of counterfeit card fraud starting October 1, 2015.

What is NFC?

NFC (near field communication) is the set of protocols that enables smartphones and other devices like terminals to establish radio communication with each other by touching the devices together or bringing them into proximity to a distance of typically 10 cm (3.9 in) or less.

What are NFC Payments?

New payment types, such as Apple Pay and Android Pay, have been introduced that enable consumers to pay merchants with their smartphones and watches.

How do I accept NFC Payments with Groovv® Terminal One?

Groovv® Terminal One has a wireless radio antenna that communicates with a smartphone or watch. Customers simply wave or tap their phone or watch next to the device.

What is Apple Pay?

Apple Pay is a mobile payment service that lets certain Apple devices make payments at checkout. It digitizes and replaces the magnetic stripe card transaction at terminals. The service lets Apple devices wirelessly communicate with point of sale systems using a near field communication (NFC) antenna.

Can I accept Apple Pay and other NFC payments with the Groovv® Terminal One?

The Groovv® terminals currently ship with Apple Pay and Android Pay enabled as well as other NFC payments.

Are there additional fees to accept Apple Pay?

The ability to accept Apple Pay does not require an additional fee. And with Groovv® Terminal One, processing transactions fess are waived for the first 12 months. Volume restrictions apply. Details on Packaging.

How do I let my customers know they can pay with Apple Pay?

Apple Pay stickers are available to display alongside your existing card acceptance stickers and signage. The terminal will also display a “Tap” prompt on the POS device and/or any customer-facing PIN pads during the transaction.

Will my customers need to sign receipts when using Apple Pay?

Apple Pay transactions will still require a signature as they do today, depending on the store and the transaction amount.