If you need to order a Tithe.ly Pay Card Reader click here.

Before you begin please charge the Tithe.ly Pay Card Reader

Connect the USB cable to the reader’s Micro-USB port and fully charge the reader. The reader LED will flash alternating red and magenta lights ( 🔴🟣🔴🟣) alternating) when charging.

Step 1: Turn on the reader

Press and release the power button. The reader will start to flash blue lights ( 🔵, flashing).

Step 2: Open the Tithe.ly Pay App on your iOS device and login.

If you do not have the Tithe.ly Pay App on your iOS device yet you can download it here.

Step 3: Allow location services and Bluetooth within Tithe.ly Pay

Open Tithe.ly Pay and enable Bluetooth and location to be accessed when using the app (this is required).


DO NOT pair the reader via the Bluetooth setting on your iOS device.

Step 4: Confirm the reader is paired

The card reader LED emits a steady blue, indicating that it has successfully paired to the iOS Device. You can see the battery status shown at the top of the screen in Tithe.ly Pay if the reader is paired correctly. You’re now ready to collect payments! 🎉

You should stay close to the reader in order to remain paired, the reader has a range of 10-20 feet.

Please Note: When the reader is connected to an iOS Device, its status light shines steady blue 🔵. If inactive for more than 30 seconds, it enters standby mode to conserve power, and the status light begins flashing blue 🔵at 5-second intervals.

The reader stays connected to the device while in standby and automatically exits standby mode when you resume activity.

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