Creating a Square Sandbox Account for Testing


Testing your configuration and your forms without processing live transactions is an essential and recommended tool in your arsenal when working with payment processing forms. Configuring this in Square is very easy.

Sign-up for a Square Developer Account

  1. Go to the Square Developer Account Sign-in.

  2. Once you’ve configured your account, go to the Developer Dashboard and create a new Application.
    Square Developer Dashboard with prompt to Create a New Application

  3. From the New Application Screen, Give your application a name and click Save.
    Square Create Application input screen from Developer Dashboard at Square
  4. You will be returned to the Developer Dashboard and presented with a list of Sandbox Test Accounts. Select the one you just created and click Launch to open the Seller Sandbox Dashboard.
    Square Sandbox Dashboard with list of Sandbox Test Accounts
  5. This will launch this portal (Developer Dashboard):
    Square Sandbox Seller Dashboard after Launching your Sandbox Test Account
  6. Configure your Sandbox Account in the Square Add-on.