Connecting the B200 and B250 to your mobile device

See below for how to connect your B200 or B250 bluetooth card reader to your mobile device and begin taking payments with SwipeSimple.



  1. Charge your card reader with the enclosed USB cable. You can either connect the card reader to a computer or power adapter. A full charge may take up to two hours.
  2. Download and install the SwipeSimple app. The app can be downloaded from the App store or Google Play Store.
  3.  Enable Bluetooth on your device
  4. Press and hold the power button on the reader until a light starts flashing blue
  5. Enter the SwipeSimple application. Type in an amount, then tap on Checkout
  6. Agree or Ok to all permissions asked by your device
  7. Tap on Select Reader, a white box will pop up with the Reader name to select
  8. Then you will see “Connected”

Having trouble connecting your device? Follow these troubleshooting steps:

  1. The card reader has been charged for at least 2 hours
  2. Bluetooth is enabled on your device
  3. All permissions have been enabled for the SwipeSimple Mobile App
  4. Your device and card reader are within 10-15 feet of each other
  5. The SwipeSimple Mobile App is updated to the latest version
  6. Confirm that your device is running on iOS version 12.0 and above or Android version 5.0 and above

Other important notes:

The B200 and B250 Bluetooth readers can only be paired to one device at a time. Ensure the Bluetooth reader is not paired with another device. If the reader is paired to another device, please select "Forget This Device" in the Bluetooth settings and try again.

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