Release Notes


With the exceptions noted under Supported Hardware in Simplify Introduction, this documentation applies to Simplify version 24 builds 35 and higher, and versions 25 and higher all builds. It has been updated through build 118.

DateRelease Notes
2.03.02x.119.4NOV 2022(no changes)
2.03.02x.119.3OCT 2022
  • Added support for reading QR codes for airline vouchers, with new Status Message (26).
  • Removed API 5006 from On-Device SAF sample messages.
  • Added EMV chip data missing account/track data as condition for *SLR BAD CARD TYPE.
  • Added Tog 008 (Erase Screen) to Scrolling Receipt (36-10) message.
2.03.02x.119.2OCT 2022Corrected description of API 5001 for Informational Prompting (36-14) message Tag 071.
2.03.02x.119.1AUG 2022
  • Added Simplify-Generated Message for MAC decline.
  • Added ability to send first 8 digits of PAN to POS in Sale, Auth, Return, Token Request and Balance Inquiry (API 5001).
2.03.02x.119JUN 2022Added support for Surcharge.
2.03.02x.118.1MAY 2022
  • Consolidated pages. Added links to sub-sections on consolidated pages.
  • Clarified PCI-validated P2PE not supported for Canada.
  • Clarified iWL25x only supported through build 88.
  • Added PCI reboot time on Message Details and Simplify-Generated Messages pages.
2.03.02x.118FEB 2022 2021
  • Modifications for accessibility (A11y).
  • Removed Graphics Update (36-15-005) message. 2021
  • Added support for Unattended devices.
  • Added support for PINless Debit.
  • Added ability for POS to define text displayed while waiting for Mifare Tap.
  • Added recommendation to set Timeout for ACK > 3 seconds. 2021
  • Added Document Overview section under Simplify Introduction. 2021
  • Added support for On-Device SAF.
  • Added support for Graphics Update (36-15-005) message from POS.
  • Added support for POS routing (routing Simplify-Fusebox messaging via the POS).
  • Modified build number in Version Number Inquiry (36-06) response to follow usage in Release number.
  • Documented requirement that text in the Print Request (36-45) and Print Receipt (39-06) messages be sent in print blocks of < 58 bytes each. 2020
  • Added Pay@Table configuration to control and streamline transaction flow.
  • Updated description of Field 5104 for Pay@Table. 2020
  • Added support for EBT Food Stamp and EBT Cash tenders outside Puerto Rico.
  • Modified versioning to add a Release number that will be used in all customer-facing documentation.
2.02.027JUN 2020
  • Added support for EBT Food Stamp and EBT Cash tenders (Puerto Rico only).
  • Added support for IVU (tax) fields (Puerto Rico only).
  • Added support for Cash tender (Puerto Rico only).
  • Added support for Mifare Tap.
  • Added support for Token Request message on cards processed as contact EMV.
  • Documented support for System Command (36-15) message (supports reboot).
  • Added support for enabling/disabling Tip prompting and modifying Tip prompting text from POS (Field 5104).
  • Added Package version, Full SN and Injected SN to Field 5070. Added Field 5070 to the Version Number Inquiry Response. 2020
  • Versioning - Updated software version information for Simplify versions 24-26.
  • Initiate HEM/Ingestate Message - Changed references to IngEstate to say HEM/IngEstate to reflect Elavon migration.
  • Pay@Table - Changed maximum length supported for API 5219 (Pay@Table Session ID) to 50 bytes.
  • Pay@Table - Clarified use of Field 5104 (Tip Settings).
  • Informational Prompting - Documented supported functionality by device.
2.02.026FEB 2020
  • Updated documentation to cover Simplify versions 24-26.
  • Modified and added information at external links.
  • Supported Hardware - Documented support for Lane 8000. 2020
  • Message and Communications Protocols - Added HID USB Interface from Addendum.
  • Informational Prompting - Added tag 072 from Addendum.
  • Auto Signature – Clarified use of API 5004 and 5006. 2019
  • Stand-in Processing – Corrected description of API 5006 in Sample Stand-in Response. Clarified use of API 5005 and 5006 under Store and Forward Transactions. 2019
  • Message Details - Added support for non-Pay@Table printing (Print Request Message).
  • Stand-in Processing - Added API 1379 (Offline EMV Receipt Field List) to Stand-in Response to POS. 2019
  • Modified headings of sample messages to be more uniform and to avoid unnecessary Table of Contents entries in the pdf. 2019
  • Changed references to Telium PIN Pads to refer to Telium and Tetra. 2019
  • Added ability to process Returns sent to Fusebox as EMV transactions.
  • Added back description of HID USB (removed in 2.02.025). Updated ID information for HID USB to include Tetra devices. Added instructions for obtaining additional ID information. (Addendum only)
  • Added timeout on PIN entry as additional condition for API 1010 = “*SLR Cancel Key Pressed.”
  • Added tag 072 under Informational Prompting to display scrolling text with configurable buttons (Addendum only). 2019
  • Updated sample messages.
  • Updated information on matching fields when a transaction depends on a prior transaction.
2.02.025MAR 2019
  • Supported Hardware - Added support for Tetra devices on Version 25. Added list of all supported Ingenico devices.
  • Communications - Added support for Wifi and Bluetooth.
  • Versioning - Added table of current version numbers for Simplify and supporting software.
  • Message Details – Added tables of matching fields required for transaction types dependent on prior transactions
  • EMV - Corrected description of Return transaction using ICC (chip card) to say that card must be swiped.
  • Auto Signature - Added support for auto signature.
  • Signature Request Message - Added tag 002.
  • Initiate HEM/IngEstate Message - Added capability for POS to set HEM/IngEstate identifier (TMSID).
  • Scrolling Receipt Message - Added capability to send up to five lines of text plus a total line in a single request.
  • EMV - Added support for contactless EMV.
  • EMV – Added list of EMV tags.
  • EMV - Added option to return EMV tags on a Stand-In response.
  • EMV - For ICC decline of host-approved transaction, added reason for decline to response to POS.
  • Pay@Table - Added enhancements from customer feedback.
  • Informational Prompting - Added tags 011, 012, 071.
  • Quick Chip Tendering - Added support.
  • Simplify-Generated Response Messages - Added additional messages.
  • Status Message ACKing - Made configurable the list of Status Identifiers for which a Status Message require an ACK. Added 021 to the default list.
  • Simplified-Controlled Fields - Renamed and rewritten. Added subsections on Field 5001 (Financial Data), 5070 (Simplify Information), 5071 (Card/Cardholder Present?), 5104 (Tip Prompting). Documented Quick Chip token. Added Quick Chip and PIN Pad busy entries to Completion Code table.
2.02.021OCT 2017Initial Developer Portal version