Can I run transactions before I receive the Spark Pay card reader? Christine Beck Updated September 08, 2016 20:05 Follow Yes, you can begin taking payment immediately by manually keying transactions (please note: keyed rates will apply). Return to Section Related articles How do I key in a transaction? What are the best practices for swiping a card? What is the difference between swiping a card and keying it in? Are there any tax reporting requirements? How do I link my bank account to my Spark Pay account? Articles in this section Can I order more than 1 card reader? Can I run transactions before I receive the Spark Pay card reader? What are the best practices for swiping a card? How do I use the card reader? How do I use the adaptor with the card reader? How do I replace my card reader? Why does my voice over functionality seem to not be working? What should I do when my card reader is plugged in and the mobile app is displaying “Reader Not Connected”? What should I do when my card reader is plugged in and the card isn’t being read after the swipe? Can I use my Spark Pay card reader on more than one device? Comments 0 comments Article is closed for comments.