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Device Compatibility

EFTPOS Air can accept contactless payments and supports Point-Of-Sale (POS) features. The tables below specifies the minimum operating system and device requirements for each of these core functions.


Contactless Payment Acceptance POS Features
Operating system iOS 16.4 or later iOS 14 or later
Device iPhone XS or later iPhone


Contactless Payment Acceptance POS Features
Operating system Android 10 or above Android 10 or above
Device Refer to full list below Android phones and tablets*

* Your Android device should have a resolution of at least 480x800 and a physical size of at least 4" (10cm) diagonally. Smaller devices will still run EFTPOS Air, but certain screens might display incorrectly.

Incompatible Devices

EFTPOS Air will not run on:

  • Windows devices
  • Blackberry devices
  • Non mobile devices such as laptops or PC’s
  • Rooted or modified devices

Android Contactless Payments Support

If your device is not listed below, it may still support contactless payments if it meets the following requirements:

  • Running at least Android 10
  • A recent security patch
    This means the device is still actively supported by the manufacturer
  • NFC (Near Field Communication / Contactless) support
    For example if your device supports Google Pay or similar
  • Up to date Google Play Services
    Your device must have Google Mobile Services available, and make sure the Play Store is up to date.
  • A hardware backed keystore
    Most recent devices that meet the above requirements will have this!
  • A 64-bit CPU
    All devices from major manufacturers are now 64 bit


If your device is from a less well known manufacturer, you should make sure that they're listed as a certified Google Play Protect partner at

32 bit Telco devices

Some Telco branded devices (such as Optus or Telstra branded phones), often manufactured by ZTE, still use a 32 bit processor which is not compatible with Airpay TAP.

Full List of Android Devices