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UniMag, Mobile MagStripe Reader



General Information:

Size: 30mm x 11mm x 45m m
Color: Black
Magnetic Stripe Reader: 3 track bi-directional reading capabilities
Interfaces: 3.5 mm stereo audio jack.

The UniMag is an encryption capable magnetic stripe reader that works with various mobile devices.  The UniMag reads up to 3 tracks of information with a single swipe in either direction, providing superior reading performance for your mobile device.  A merchant account is required to accept credit card transactions.  Mobile device not included.


  • Plugs into audio headphone jack – no cables
  • Mechanical design allows easy and reliable card swipe
  • No external power supply required
  • Superior magstripe reader performance
  • Bi-directional card reading
  • Reads up to three tracks of card data
  • Data is encrypted for end-to-end security using TDES, DUKPT

Compatible Hardware (OS version):

UniMag 2G

Device Name Model # Version Carrier
Apple iPad N/A 3.1.3
or above
Apple iPad 2 Verizon
Apple iPad 2 AT&T
Apple iPad 3
Apple iPad 4
Apple iPad Air models are available in both wifi and wifi + cellular
Apple iPad Air 2
Apple iPad mini with Retina Display models are available in both wifi and wifi +cellular
Apple iPhone 3G AT&T
Apple iPhone 3GS AT&T
Apple iPhone 4 AT&T
Apple iPhone 4 Verizon
Apple iPhone 4S AT&T
Apple iPhone 4S Sprint
Apple iPhone 4S Verizon
Apple iPhone 5 AT&T
Apple iPhone 5 Sprint
Apple iPhone 5 Verizon
Apple iPod Touch 2nd Gen.
Apple iPod Touch 3rd Gen.
Apple iPod Touch 4th Gen.
Apple iPod Touch 5th Gen.
Dell Streak 7 Tablet DELLSTREAK7 2.2.2 T-Mobile
HTC Droid DNA HTC6435LVW 4.1.1 Verizon
HTC EVO 3D PG86100 2.3.3 Sprint
HTC lele HTC PH06130 2.3.3 AT&T
HTC One VX HTCPM36100 4.0.4 AT&T
HTC Rhyme ADR6330VW 2.3.4 Verizon
LG Enlighten LG-VS700 2.3.4 Verizon
LG G2 LG-D800 4.2.2 AT&T
LG G2 LG-D801 4.2.2 AT&T
LG G3 LG-D851 4.4.2 T-mobile For OS 4.4.2, XML v4.4.2 (or above) is required
LG G3 VS9854G 4.4.2 Verizon
LG G3 LG-D850 4.4.2 AT&T
LG G4 VS986 5.1 Verizon User has to manually increase media volume
LG G Flex LG-D959 4.2.2 T-Mobile
LG G Flex LG-D950 4.2.2 AT&T
LG Optimus One LG-P500 2.3.3 N/A
LG Optimus T LG-P509 2.2 T-mobile
LG Phoenix LG-P505 2.3.4 and above AT&T
LG Thrive LG-P506 2.2.2 AT&T
Motorola Atrix 2 MB865 2.3.5 AT&T
Motorola Droid 2 DROID2 2.2 Verizon
Motorola Droid 3 DROID3 2.3.4 Verizon
Motorola Droid 4 DROID4 2.3.6 Verizon
Motorola Droid Bionic DROIDBIONIC 2.3.4 Verizon
Motorola Droid Pro DROIDPRO 2.2.1 Verizon
Motorola Droid X DROIDX 2.3.3 Verizon
Motorola FlipSide MB508 2.1-update1 AT&T
Motorola Milestone MILESTONE 2.1 Verizon
Motorola Xoom XOOM 3.1 Verizon
Motorola XY Board 10.1 MZ617 3.2 Verizon
Quanta Ellipsis 7 QMV7A 4.4.2 Verizon
Quanta Ellipsis 7 QMV7b 4.2.2 Verizon
Samsung Captivate Glide SAMSUNG-SGH-I927 2.3.5 AT&T
Samsung Conquer 4G SPH-D600 2.3.6 Sprint
Samsung Droid Charge 4G SCH-I510 2.2.1 Verizon
Samsung Galaxy Gran Duos GT-I9082L 4.2.2
Samsung Galaxy Note SAMSUNG-SGH-I717 2.3.6 AT&T
Samsung Galaxy Note 2 SGH-I317 4.1.2 AT&T
Samsung Galaxy Note 2 SGH-T889 4.1.1 T-Mobile
Samsung Galaxy Note 3 SM-N900V 4.3 Verizon
Samsung Galaxy Note 3 SM-N900W8 4.4.2 Rogers
Samsung Galaxy Note 3 SM-N9005 4.4.2
Samsung Galaxy Note 4 SM-N910T 4.4.4 T-Mobile
Samsung Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920T 5.1.1 T-Mobile AutoConfig will fail
Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 GT-N5100 4.2.2
Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 2014 SM-P600 4.3
Samsung Galaxy S II SAMSUNG-SGH-I777 2.3.4 AT&T
Samsung Galaxy S III SGH-T999 4.0.4 T-Mobile
Samsung Galaxy S III SCH-I535 4.0.4 Verizon
Samsung Galaxy S III Mini SM-G730V 4.2.2 Verizon
Samsung Galaxy S4 SAMSUNG-SGH-I337 4.2.2 AT&T
Samsung Galaxy S4 GT-19500 4.2.2
User must select "Yes" on warning message about high volume. The very first time connection may fail after power cycle.
Samsung Galaxy S4 SCH-1545 4.3 Verizon
Samsung Galaxy S5 SAMSUNG-SM-G900A 4.4.2 AT&T
Samsung Galaxy S5 SM-G900M 4.4.2
Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge SM-G925T 5.0.2 T-Mobile
Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 SCH-I905 4.0.4 Verizon
Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 GT-P5113 4.0.4 N/A
Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 GT-P3113 4.0.3 N/A
Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 7.0 SM-T237P 4.4.2 Sprint
Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 8.0 SM-T337V 4.4.2
Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 SM-T537V 4.4.2 Verizon
Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 SCH-I815 3.2 Verizon
Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 SAMSUNG-SM-T537A 4.4.2 AT&T
Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9 SAMSUNG-SGH-I957 3.2 AT&T
Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 SM-T700 4.4.2
Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.1 SM-T800 4.4.2
Samsung Galaxy Y GT-S5360B 2.3.6 Must implement v4.4 SDK or later
Samsung Illusion SCH-I110 2.3.5 Verizon
Samsung Nexus 10 Nexus10 4.2 N/A Beats audio must be turned off
Samsung Nexus S NexusS 2.3.3 T-mobile
Toshiba Excite AT300 4.0.3 N/A


Updated 8/31/2015.

Please download XML file v1.15.8.20 to support UniMag SDK v2.x and earlier.

Please download XML file v5.0.5 to support UniMag SDK v3.0 and later.


Compatible Software: