How to connect KD By Manually Entering Merchant ID/API Token
Kitchen Display requires a Clover Merchant ID and a Clover API token to operate. The Clover Merchant ID and Clover API token are usually automatically generated when you sign into Clover via the Kitchen Display application.
A variety of issues could keep this from happening, such as:
An alternate method is to manually enter the Clover Merchant ID and the Clover API token.
Steps to log in with the Clover Merchant ID and the Clover API token
Access the following link from a browser or enter the entire URL into the browser address bar: www.clover.com/oauth/authorize?client_id=VBFFV7FA8MMY6&scope=ORDERS_R,ORDERS_W,MERCHANT_R,PAYMENTS_R&redirect_uri=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.4leaflabs.com%2Ffinish-sign-up%2F&response_type=token
You will be directed to a Clover Login Box, login to Clover with your normal Clover Web login credentialsIf you have multiple Clover accounts connected to the Email that was entered in step 2, you will have to choose the correct account.
Once you select the correct account, or if you have only 1 Clover merchant account, you will be directed to a Kitchen Display Sign Up page. This page contains the Clover Merchant ID and Clover API token required to manually connect KD.
Copy the entire URL from the address bar of this Sign Up page.
Paste the entire URL into a document or an email or a note. Paste it somewhere you can easily read it. The URL will look like this: https://www.4leaflabs.com/finish-sign-up?merchant_id=Q9120NDJYJSQ1&employee_id=5921EM3DABEC0&client_id=VBFFV7FA8MMY6#access_token=78ce5d43-fb20-f6eb-f216-ca7912b3f9af
The Clover Merchant ID required by the Kitchen Display app is 13 alphanumeric digits. It’s not the MID you are familiar with. In the example above it’s:
The Clover API token required by the Kitchen Display is about 38 alphanumeric digits and includes hyphens (-). In the example above its:
Copy or write down the Clover Merchant ID and Clover API tokens as you will need to manually enter them into the Kitchen Display application.
Open the Kitchen Display application on your Android Device.
Access the Settings by pressing the 3 buttons located on the top right corner.
Access the Clover POS Connection Settings
Type in the entire Clover Merchant ID
Make sure to use all Caps, it is case sensitive
Type in the entire Clover API token
Make sure to use lower case letters
Make sure to enter the hyphens (-)
Make sure to not have any spaces anywhere!
Once you input the correct data, you will receive a Connection to Clover successful message. Your Kitchen Display app will now be connected to your Clover Merchant account.
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