Section 5.1.3: Credit Card integration - Tabs

Section 5.1.3: Credit Card integration - Tabs

Many locations that utilize Tabs enjoy the ability of Lavu POS to create Tabs by swiping a credit card. Locations can also:

  • Disable the PreAuth action of swiping a credit card to create a Tab.

  • Set the PreAuth amount when a credit card is swiped.

1. Log in to the Lavu Control Panel at
2. Navigate to Settings > CC Integration.
3. Select the Name to keep when generating new tab names from card swipes.
  • First Name

  • Last Name

  • Both

4. Enable or Disable Do not ask to perform preauths when creating new tabs from card swipes.
NOTE: When this is enabled, no preauths can be performed.


5. Select the PreAuth amount to be initially charged to a card when starting a Tab from the drop-down menu.


6. Click Submit once all changes have been made.

 In order for the changes to take effect in the Lavu POS App be sure to Reload Settings on all devices.
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