Revel POS Code 253

A POS message of 253 on your Revel device means: Payment (FreedomPay Freeway / IFCC). We’ve outlined more details on what to do when you see this code below.

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Fix Revel POS Code 253

In this article, we’ll look at why you’re seeing the code 253 on your Revel terminal/device and the next steps you can take.

What is a Code 253?

The meaning of the POS response code 253 for this merchant is that they are not allowed to process the payment transaction using FreedomPay Freeway or IFCC. This code indicates that there may be restrictions or limitations placed on the merchant’s account or the specific transaction they are trying to perform. As a result, the merchant should not proceed with the transaction and should explore alternative payment methods or contact their payment service provider for further assistance.

What do I do?

When the POS operator sees Response Code 253, which means that the merchant is not allowed to perform the transaction using FreedomPay Freeway or IFCC, they should take the following steps:

1. Inform the merchant about the Response Code 253 and explain that they are not permitted to proceed with the transaction.
2. Advise the merchant to check if there are any restrictions or limitations on their account that may be causing this issue.
3. Suggest contacting the payment service provider, FreedomPay, or IFCC for further assistance and clarification on why the transaction is not allowed.
4. Offer alternative payment methods or solutions that the merchant can use to complete the transaction.
5. Document the Response Code and the actions taken for future reference and tracking purposes.

By following these steps, the POS operator can help the merchant understand and resolve the issue related to Response Code 253.

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If you need more information on how to deal with a response code of 253 showing on your Revel terminal/device, we recommend that you speak to your Revel Account Manager. If you’re looking for help with knowing what POS options are available, get in touch with one of our POS Experts.

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