PayTrace Go Android App

PayTrace Go Android App

Will work with Android devices (phones and tablets) with Android OS 5.0 (Lollipop) and above.

Certified on the Samsung Galaxy line of products, but will also work on other brands of Android devices.

The Android app is compatible with the MagTek uDynamo mag-stripe reader which connects to the device’s audio port.

PayTrace Go receipts will be automatically sent to the merchants email address if they have their email address setup under Manage Email to accept API Receipts.

21073092 - MagTek uDynamo - Audio Connector—Android devices OS 5.0 (Lollipop) and above or Apple iOS operating system version 6.01 or later

Part Number 21073092
Configuration: SECURITY LEVEL 3
KSID - 90118800

CHARGING THE uDYNAMO: The uDynamo requires the card reader to be charged. Charge the battery by connecting the device to a USB host interface. Ensure it is recharging.
(The uDynamo is powered by rechargeable internal lithium-ion batteries. The uDynamo can process up to 300 swipes on a single battery charge. If the reader is left on awaiting a card
swipe, the battery will deplete in 3.5 hours. Recharging can take up to 6 hours.You will also need to make sure the phone or pads microphone is turned on for card reader to work.)

We recommended that you work with your merchant service provider to source a properly configured card reader for use with PayTrace GO.

Android Download Instructions

How To Set Up Android App and Register

How to use the Android PayTrace Go App


Errors a Merchant May Experience

If a merchant is getting an error for "Invalid Username or Password" and it appears that the API is enabled, and everything looks right to connect, then check and make sure the API Integrated Solution Drop down selection is set to PayTrace GO, and not IPAYPOS

Installing an older version of PayTrace Go (1.0)

If a user is unable to sign in to PayTrace Go 2.0 or is encountering errors, installing the older version of PayTrace Go may help in resuming mobile processing. Here's how:

  • Open the settings on the Android device and select "Lock screen and security":

  • Next, make sure "Unknown sources" is enabled:

  • Open a browser on the phone and go to
  • * In the search area, type in PayTrace and click the magnifying glass to search:

  • Select "PayTrace Go", the first result:

  • On the PayTrace Go 2.0 page, scroll until you see "More From PayTrace, LLC" and select "PayTrace Go 1.0":

  • Click on "Download APK (1.8 MB)":

  • The device should allow you to open the file directly, but if not, navigate to the Downloads folder on the device and locate the PayTrace Go 1.0 APK:

  • Install the app:

  • Once installed, "Open" will open the older version of the PT Go application:

Note: This will not create a shortcut icon on your phone - you will need to do that manually.