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[Q] Got my Square card reader today

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21st October 2010, 05:23 AM   |  #21  
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This absolutely does not show up in market for me. Even from links on squareup.com.
Who is rooted prior to searching for this and had succeeded to install?
I did obtain an APK, I can't remember from where, but when I click on install button it simply states "not installed"
22nd October 2010, 01:52 AM   |  #22  
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Originally Posted by luvit

This absolutely does not show up in market for me. Even from links on squareup.com.
Who is rooted prior to searching for this and had succeeded to install?
I did obtain an APK, I can't remember from where, but when I click on install button it simply states "not installed"

Where are you located, geographically speaking?

As for root vs not rooted, I am rooted and was able to install and use it, my father is not rooted and he was also able to install and use it as well.
22nd October 2010, 11:58 AM   |  #23  
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I have confirmed it is because I'm rooted.
It does not reject all rooted phones..
I happen to be using leaked 2.2 stock rom with hydrakernel v0.5.
What rom and kernel are you using?
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22nd October 2010, 09:35 PM   |  #24  
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I'm using a rooted Nexus One w/Evil's NXSense ROM and had no problems downloading or using the app...
23rd October 2010, 02:01 AM   |  #25  
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I'm running CM6 nightly build 204.
28th October 2010, 03:19 AM   |  #26  
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Square sent me two of the readers by accident.

Works without issue on CM Nightly 203.

Cheers,
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28th October 2010, 04:43 AM   |  #27  
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Square sent me two of the readers by accident.

Works without issue on CM Nightly 203.

Cheers,
Kermee

I got two readers as well, so I gave one to my Dad, and he installed and set up the app on his phone, and then he was told that his reader was on the way, so now he's going to have two, maybe three if they double up on him as well.
28th October 2010, 12:26 PM   |  #28  
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I received two readers also.
I rooted my Nexus 1 months before I knew about Square, no problems in downloading and installing app. Running CM roms.
3rd November 2010, 10:54 PM   |  #29  
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Finally got my Square reader
Although it doesn't work.

I downloaded the latest app from the Market so it gets updated and downloaded when I switch roms. I'm using CM6.1. The Program starts up and detects the reader inserted, although when I touch or swivel or look at the reader the wrong way, it vibrates... and on the main screen it says, "Please Swipe Again"

Looks like it kinda goes in and out. The headset icon in the taskbar is steady.

I haven't once gotten it to read my card. I don't know if the reader is bad or if my headset jack is flaky? This is my second N1 due to my first headphone jack freaking out and always thinking it was in headset mode (making calling difficult). This one seems fine. It switches back and forth out of headset mode.

I do have a weird problem with the headset jack in my car keeps freaking out just like this but it is a cheap cable. I just blamed it on the cable being poorly designed. Maybe I have another funky headset jack.

[UPDATE]
I think its my phone
My neighbor has a N1 and it works perfectly. I finally got mine to read if I kinda wrap my finger around it and push it forward so it gets a good connection. I also have mine tilted slightly. Once I find the right angle/grip, I can swipe it flawlessly.

I guess I'll be giving Google a call.
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6th November 2010, 02:57 AM   |  #30  
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Today i accidentally found square in the market and it installed!
I changed nothing... Did they just release an update?

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