An Authorization Only transaction is used to verify funds and obtain an approval code. It is important to note that an Authorization Only does NOT CHARGE the customer’s credit card however places a hold for the requested amount on the customer’s open-to-buy limit. After an “Auth Only” is processed the approval code is used at a later time to perform a "Ticket Only" sale transaction to charge the account.
1) Press the Yellow backspace key to change the transaction type to AUTH. Input the Auth Amount and press OK. ( Z8 - Non Touch Screen)
*Use your fingertip to tap the word "Sale" then press the word "Auth". Input the Auth Amount and press OK.
2) Input the Manager Password if prompted
3) Tap (contactless only), Insert, Swipe or Manually Enter Card Number
4) Press F2 for YES to auth sale amount (Z8 - Non Touch Screen) OR Press YES to confirm auth amount (Z11 - Touch Screen)
The terminal returns to the idle prompt.