Which API should I use to receive payments directly from my customers?
For simple one-sender-to-one-receiver integrations, PayPal recommends that you use Express Checkout via Braintree SDK or the REST API to process direct payments.
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Your money is usually available in 21 days or sooner to ensure your buyers receive their items (Note: the money may not be released until later in the day). Your payment may How do I generate an X509 .cer certificate from the PayPal API Certificate to use within my code?If you're using .NET and the Web Services Description Language (WSDL) file to make PayPal API calls without the PayPal .NET SDK, you can generate an X509 .cer certificate from the PayPal API Certificate to use within your code: Generate your .p12 file. The next steps describe how Which email address is my payment sent to?When you receive a payment for an item listed on eBay with PayPal as a payment option, the payment is sent to the email address designated in the Sell Your Item form for that listing. When a buyer uses the send money flow from their PayPal account, the How do I receive money with my PayPal account?You must confirm your email address first in order to start receiving payments. 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They’re not eligible for Buyer Protection and all contributions received must be in line with the PayPal User Agreement and Acceptable Use Policy. Why did I get API error code 10417?Issue PayPal returned API error code 10417 - Transaction cannot complete - "Instruct the customer to retry the transaction using an alternative payment method from the customer's PayPal wallet" or "The transaction did not complete with the customer's selected payment method." Causes The customer's credit card failed bank What is PayPal One Touch and how do I use it?PayPal One TouchTM allows you to complete purchases faster while still keeping your financial information secure. When you log into PayPal with your mobile phone or from a desktop, tablet or laptop, you can choose to stay logged-in for easier, faster checkout across all eligible merchants. 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