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PayPal: Connecting account

Introduction

Here You can find instructions for setting up PayPal account.

Setup account

Step 1: Create App

Info

Skip this step if You have already configured it.

  • Go to the REST API apps section
  • Press Create App
  • Set App Name
  • Choose Sandbox developer account

Tip

Don't forget to confirm creation!

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Create App

Create App

Note

You will be automaticaly redirected to Created app!

Step 2: Get App credentials

  • Client ID
  • Client Secret
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App Credentials

Warning

Ensure that Mode Switcher has Live state, if you want to connect Live account!

Tip

You can find Mode Switcher on the upper right.

Step 3: Set Up App settings

  • Go to the LIVE APP SETTINGS
  • Set the necessary parameters

Note

If Mode Switcher has Sanbox state - this section has SANDBOX APP SETTINGS title!

Tip

Don't forget to confirm action!

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Set Up

Step 4: Get Account credentials

Besides App credentials You also need:

  • SOAP Username
  • SOAP Password
  • Signature

To get them - folow this flow:

  1. Log In at PayPal.com
  2. Open Tools -> All Tools

    Tip

    You can find this on the Navigation bar

  3. Find and Open API Credentials

  4. Go to the NVP/SOAP API integration (classic) section

  5. Press Manage API Credentials

  6. Find:

    • SOAP Username
    • SOAP Password
    • Signature
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Acc Credentials

Acc Credentials

Acc Credentials

Acc Credentials

Success

You have configured account!

Connect account

Step 1: Copy required credentials

  • Client ID
  • Client Secret
  • SOAP Username
  • SOAP Password
  • Signature

Step 2: Enter credentials

Tip

Press Connect at PayPal Provider Overview page in New connection section to open Connection form!

Step 3: Set additional parameters

  • Test mode

Info

Test mode is set according to your PayPal account settings!

Tip

Don't forget to Save changes to confirm connection!

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Step 3

Success

You have connected PayPal!