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How do I know if an email is from PayPal?You’ll know if an email is from PayPal when: You see your name or your business name in the email. We always address you by your full name or your business name as registered on your PayPal account. We’ll never use generic greetings like "Dear user" or "Hello I don't have a PayPal account. Why did I get an email from PayPal that I received a payment?If you received a payment notification from PayPal, that means someone has sent you a payment through PayPal. You can accept this payment by signing up for a PayPal account with the same email address you received the notification. In the future, you can also request payments from others How do I build a URL with the Case Creation IPNs?In the Case Creation IPN, you receive a field "case_id." Use this case_id variable to construct the URLs as shown in the following examples, where the cid variable in the URL is the value of the case_id IPN variable. Note: These examples are not live URLs. Complaints example: How do I remove an email address from my PayPal contact list or address book?You can add, edit, and delete contacts from your PayPal address book within the Invoice Settings area of your PayPal account. Here's how to access your PayPal address book: Go to Send and Request. Click Create invoice. Under "Settings", click Address book. Click the contact you would like to How do I receive payments through PayPal?You must confirm your email address first in order to start receiving payments. If someone sends you a payment, you’ll receive an email notification. You’ll need to manually accept the first payment you receive. The payments received afterwards will be automatically accepted into your account. Here are some How long is the IPN timeout length?PayPal's Instant Payment Notification (IPN) system expects your web server to send an HTTP 200 response when the IPN is sent to your IPN script. If your server doesn't respond after a certain amount of time, the IPN system then re-posts the IPN to your script. The amount I received a payment notification email, but the payment doesn't appear in my PayPal account. Why?If you’re notified that you’ve received a payment, but you don’t see it in your PayPal account, there are a number of possibilities: You may have the email address on your account, but you haven't confirmed it. You need to confirm your email address to prove that you How will PayPal let me know when a payment is under Payment Review?You'll receive an email letting you know that a payment is under Payment Review and another email when the review is complete. You'll also find this information on the Transaction Details page. If you use PayPal Instant Payment Notification (IPN) or an API, the payment appears as Pending Why didn't I receive any IPN posts?Issue You haven't been receiving Instant Payment Notification (IPN) posts. Causes and Solutions Multiple issues, explained in the next few paragraphs, can produce this error. Your receiving account's email address is unconfirmed Check that you've confirmed the email address on the account the payment is being sent to. How do I troubleshoot Instant Payment Notification (IPN)?Instant Payment Notification (IPN) is a server-side notification system used to update your database with purchase details and payment status. Here are some ways to troubleshoot IPN activity: Why does the IPN response include blank values? Although PayPal returns related variables for each kind of IPN or PDT How do I modify my IPN PHP listener to support HTTP1.1?Important: PayPal has required the use of HTTP 1.1 since October 2013. To modify your IPN PHP listener to support HTTP1.1, you need to include the "Host" and "Connection" headers in the IPN postback script. The following example shows how: PHP // post back to PayPal system to How do I create an IPN (Instant Payment Notification) script?Here's how: Go to the Samples section of the PayPal on Github site. Click a sample in the programming language you prefer. Copy the code sample so you can edit it as needed. For more information, consult Introducing IPN.How do I use IPN to track complaints or chargebacks?The IPN complaint/chargeback process has two basic steps: A buyer files a complaint or a chargeback and you receive the IPN message payment_status=Reversed. PayPal generates a case with a case_type and reason_code. case_type values include: complaint: The buyer filed a complaint with PayPal. chargeback: The buyer filed a How do I switch the PayPal PHP SDK from “Sandbox-enabled” to “Live”?Here’s how: Set the mode of the SDK to Live in one of two ways: Via sdk_config.ini Via APIContext Enable the clientId and secret for the Live environment, because the Sandbox and Live versions behave very differently. Here's how: Log in to the PayPal Developer Portal. Click DASHBOARD. How do I withdraw money from my PayPal account balance?You can withdraw funds from your PayPal account to your bank account opened in Singapore or U.S. Here’s how to withdraw funds from your PayPal account: Go to your Account Summary. Click Withdraw money under "PayPal balance" on the left of the page. Enter your withdrawal amount and How do I clear my log-in information from the PayPal checkout?When you pay with PayPal, you can have PayPal remember your email address and your password on some websites. If you don't want PayPal to remember you at checkout, here's how to change your settings: Log in to your PayPal account. Click Settings (the gear icon) at the top How do I remove a credit or debit card from my PayPal account?Here's how to remove your credit card: Go to Wallet. Click on the card you want to remove. Click Edit. Click Remove Card. Click Remove. A few things to keep in mind: The refund will still be credited back to the card if a refund is sent after How do I enable PIN login from PayPal's mobile app?Here's how to add a PIN (Personal Identification Number) to your PayPal mobile app: Using your mobile device, log in to your PayPal mobile app. (See PayPal's mobile apps page for complete mobile options.) Select Settings (cog in upper right corner) > Login and Security. Click Change your How do I remove a bank account from my PayPal account? Here's how to remove a bank account from your PayPal account: Go to Wallet. Click on the bank account you want to remove. Click Remove Bank Account. Please note that if you're removing your primary bank account and you have other bank accounts linked to PayPal, you must choose
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