Where to find your PayPal API credentials?

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You need API credentials to connect a new PayPal account to CashNotify. This article shows you where to find these codes on paypal.com.

Adding a new PayPal account in CashNotify

1. Log in your PayPal account

Go to paypal.com.

PayPal merchant dashboard login

Alternatively, you can use sandbox.paypal.com if you have an account there and want to connect CashNotify to test transactions. This can be useful to monitor test payments while working on the setup of a new store.

2. Go to “Profile and Settings”

Or you can click this link to skip to step 5.

PayPal profile and settings

3. Go to “My selling tools / API Access”

PayPal selling tools

4. Select the “NVP/SOAP API integration”

PayPal also calls it their “Classic” API.

PayPal payment API credentials

5. Select the first option

It’s the default one. Click “Agree and Submit”.

PayPal API credentials request

6. That’s it!

These are the 3 values that you need to copy/paste in CashNotify.

PayPal NVP/SOAP API signature

Don’t hesitate to contact us if you could not reach this step and need our help.