Is there an API for retrieving the current balance of my PayPal account?
Yes, this API is called the GetBalance API. You can find details on this call and its parameters here:
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What is the Payouts API and how do I enable it on my account?Note: The MassPay API is Deprecated as of September 1, 2017. For new integrations, see the Payouts Overview. The Payouts API is a fast, convenient way to send commissions, rebates, rewards, and general disbursements. Use the Payouts API to make PayPal payments to multiple PayPal accounts in a How do I access the SFTP server and retrieve my reports?This page provides examples for retrieving SFTP report files using WinSCP and a Linux command line. WinSCP is a free SFTP client for Windows. PayPal doesn't endorse or recommend WinSCP; it's just one of the more popular SFTP clients for Windows and is used for this example. SFTP How do I access the Sandbox account associated with my REST API test credentials?Here's how: Log in to your PayPal Developer account. Click Dashboard. Click Accounts under Sandbox. Click the email address of the business account you specified in your application. Click Profile. Click Profile on the Account details page. Note: The default password is "11111111." However, you can click Change How do I update my API integration for Pro Hosted to account for the updated return URL?If you've hard-coded the Pro Hosted Solution URL in your code instead of always reading the URL from the API response, you should be aware that PayPal has updated the return URL in the API response to also support the mobile template. To correct your integration, use the following instructions. There are two Why did I get an exception error when retrieving user certificates with PayPal's Microsoft SDKs?Issue While working with the Microsoft SDKs from PayPal, you got the following error: "com.paypal.sdk.exceptions.FatalException: Unable to retrieve certificate from user or system keystores for: XXXXX." Cause The SDK throws an exception when the Certificate for your API account hasn't been registered properly on your system through the Are REST APIs available for Payflow accounts?No, the REST APIs are currently available only to PayPal accounts. See Also: How do I create REST API credentials?Why did I get the error "Sorry, but you cannot view your existing API Signature while your account is unconfirmed" when accessing my API credentials?Issue An error message reported that your existing API Signature isn't viewable. Cause Your PayPal email address isn't appropriately marked as confirmed in our system. Solution If you try to confirm the email address and you're told that it's already confirmed, try adding a second email address and How do I whitelist my server’s IP address so it can access PayPal APIs?PayPal doesn't require merchants to whitelist specific IP addresses to access PayPal Classic or REST APIs. However, PayPal does offer optional IP address whitelisting features for Payflow Pro and PayPal Manager. Whitelist access to Payflow Pro To increase security, you can specify up to 16 different IP addresses Why is it important to renew my API Certificate?API Certificates are used to authenticate you to PayPal APIs. If your Certificate expires, PayPal can't authenticate you as a valid API user. As a result, you won't be able to process any transactions via the APIs. If your Certificate has expired, you can renew or change your How do I find my Sandbox API credentials?When you create a test business account in PayPal's Sandbox, an API Signature is generated for that account automatically. Here's how to find it: Log in to your PayPal Developer account. Click Dashboard. Click Accounts under Sandbox. Click the email address of the business account whose credentials you're Why is my balance negative and how can I resolve this?When your account balance is negative, review your recent activity to find out why: If your account balance is negative because of insufficient funds, please resolve it by adding money to your account as soon as possible. If you suspect unauthorized activity on your account, please report Why is my account limited?Your account may be limited for several reasons: Unauthorized use We may limit access to your PayPal account to protect your data and to review any fraudulent activity in the following cases: - If we believe that someone used it without your authorization - If your card issuer How do I receive money?When someone sends you a payment through PayPal we'll notify you by email (or text message for payments sent to your mobile phone number). If you already have a PayPal account and have confirmed your email address, we'll credit the payment to your PayPal account balance. If you Which conversion rate is used by PayPal for international payments?The conversion rate used for international payments may vary depending on the transaction. The conversion rate is calculated at the time the money is converted into another currency, for example in the following situations: If the money is transferred from one currency balance in an account to another, How do I add a bank account to my PayPal account?To add a bank account: Go to your Wallet page. (This link may ask you to log in) Click Link a bank account. Follow the steps. How do I generate Payflow API credentials with a PayPal Payments Pro account?Here's how: Log in to your PayPal account. Select Profile > Profile and settings > My selling tools > API Access, click Update. Click Set up Payflow Pro API access under Option 2. Click Create access to generate your PayPal Payments Pro credentials. When credentials have been generated, Why did I get API error code 10009?Issue PayPal returned API error code 10009 - Transaction refused. Causes Multiple issues, explained in the next few paragraphs, can produce this error. Solutions Authorization and capture API errors If the account is locked or inactive, retry the request later or close the order. RefundTransaction API How do I close my PayPal account?Before you close your account: ► Don't forget to remove your financial information. ► If you have money in your PayPal account, make sure you transfer it to your bank account. ► Any pending payment requests will be automatically canceled. To close your account: Go to your Settings. Click Close How do I change my account type?To change your Personal account into a Business account: On your home page, click Choose a Business account under "Useful Information" at the bottom left. Click Upgrade. Follow the instructions. ► If you change your Personal account into a Business account, you won't be able to change it
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