Firebase Realtime Database + Square Integrations

Appy Pie Connect allows you to automate multiple workflows between Firebase Realtime Database and Square

About Firebase Realtime Database

Realtime Database Stores and sync app data in milliseconds

About Square

Square is the free point-of-sale app that lets you sell anywhere and any way your customers want to buy. You can run your business more safely with contactless and remote payments through the Point of Sale app.

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  • Edit or Updated Child Object in Firebase Realtime Database

    Triggers on updation of a child object in firebase realtime database.

  • New Child Object in a Firebase Realtime Database

    New Child Object in a Firebase Realtime Database

  • New Customer

    Triggers when a new customeer occurred.

  • New Transaction

    Triggers when a new transaction is processed.

  • Create or Replace Firebase Realtime Database Record

    Creates or replaces a child object within your Firebase Realtime Database.

  • Create Customer

    Creates a customer.

  • Create Order

    Creates an order.

How Firebase Realtime Database & Square Integrations Work

  1. Step 1: Choose Firebase Realtime Database as a trigger app and Select "Trigger" from the Triggers List.

    (30 seconds)

  2. Step 2: Authenticate Firebase Realtime Database with Appy Pie Connect.

    (10 seconds)

  3. Step 3: Select Square as an action app.

    (30 seconds)

  4. Step 4: Pick desired action for the selected trigger.

    (10 seconds)

  5. Step 5: Authenticate Square with Appy Pie Connect.

    (2 minutes)

  6. Your Connect is ready! It's time to start enjoying the benefits of workflow automation.

Integration of Firebase Realtime Database and Square

Firebase Realtime Database?

Firebase Realtime Database is a cloud database that gives you realtime data for your web and mobile apps. With just a few lines of code, you can get powerful features:

Security and data validation

Easily scale with realtime listeners, which automatically update the UI when the data changes

Offline support with SDKs for JavaScript, iOS, Android, Java, .NET, Ruby, Python and PHP

Store and sync data for your web app in JSON format

Process millions of transactions with near-realtime speed

In addition to the above features, Square uses Firebase Realtime Database for its payment processing services. It uses data from Firebase Realtime Database to perform transactions such as refunds, partial refunds, cancelations, and voids.


Square is a payments company that provides a service to accept payments using a phone. Square provides Card Readers that can be plugged into smartphones and tablets to make point-of-sale (POS. transactions. Square offers several payment plans for businesses for their customers such as a POS system service. Currently, Square has over 1 million merchants using their services.

Integration of Firebase Realtime Database and Square

The integration of these two technpogies allows Square users to sign up for accounts on squareup.com by signing up with their Gmail or Google Apps account. This gives them access to payments through the Square website or on the Square mobile app. In order to do this, Square uses Firebase database to store information about the customer that signs up with Google. Then, when that customer wants to use Square’s service for payments on a mobile device, Square can pull out the information stored in Firebase database by using the Google API Key and Customer ID that was stored after signup. This information can be used to create an account for the customer on Square’s site or on the Square mobile app. The customer’s information will be pulled out of Firebase database when that customer makes a purchase on those devices. Here are some pictures that show what happens during a purchase:

Benefits of Integration of Firebase Realtime Database and Square

Integrating Firebase Realtime Database with Square allows Square to create a better user experience for customers that want to start accepting payments using a smartphone or other mobile device. This integration also allows Square to use existing technpogy in order to create a better user experience for their customers by creating easy setup and use scenarios for customers that want to start accepting payments using a mobile device. For example, the user experience for a typical customer would be like this:

The process to integrate Firebase Realtime Database and Square may seem complicated and intimidating. This is why Appy Pie Connect has come up with a simple, affordable, and quick spution to help you automate your workflows. Click on the button below to begin.