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DC Direct Setup - PAX A35 - Wi-Fi (DHCP)

What do you need to connect the PAX A35 via Wi-Fi (DHCP)?

  • Configured WiFi network and router
  • Wi-Fi network name and password
  • PAX A35 configured with Datacap keys and the appropriate Datacap ECN

Access Android Desktop

1 Swipe up from the bottom of the Welcome screen.

2 Touch the back key twice.

A35 Welcome screen

3 When prompted for Back Desktop password type "pax9876@@". Touch "Enter".

Note: “123456” may work on some devices as passwords may vary. For EVO Snap devices, use “EVO72963687” for the password. 

A35 Back Desktop

Connect to Wi-Fi (DHCP)

1 From the Android Desktop, touch "Settings".

A35 Android Desktop

2 When prompted for password, type "pax9876@@". Touch "OK".

Note: “123456” may work on some devices as passwords may vary. For EVO Snap devices, use “EVO72963687” for the password. 

A35 Password

3 Touch "Network & Internet" > "Wi-Fi".

A35 Settings
A35 Network settings

4 Select the SSID of your access point. Type your network's password.

A35 SSID settings
Advanced settings

5 Touch "Connect".

6 Touch the home key to return to Android Desktop.

Pair POS and DC Direct

Configure your Point of Sale using the DeviceID, the corresponding Merchant IDs (MIDS), and Terminal IDS (TIDS).  

If using Wi-Fi or Ethernet connected PIN Pads, configure your POS with the corresponding IP addresses and port numbers from Step 4 above.  

1 Tap the DC Direct app from the Android Desktop To view the DeviceID (serial #) and connected IP address.

A35 Android Desktop
Android Desktop
DC Direct settings on A35
DC Direct Settings

2 Touch the home button to return to Android Desktop.

3 Touch "PXRetailer" to return to Welcome Screen.

If you need help pairing DC Direct, contact your POS provider for specific instructions.

Run a Test Transaction

Initiate a $1.00 test sale from your POS.

Transaction detail

Virtual Terminal

Run a “card-not-present” transaction using Datacap’s Virtual Terminal. To configure the Virtual Terminal, enter your merchant secret key generated from PSCS. Refer to your Reportal dashboard to view/confirm any Virtual Terminal test transactions. 

VT