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How do I know if an email is from PayPal?Youll 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. Well 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. 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If your server doesnt 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 youre notified that youve received a payment, but you dont see it in your PayPal account, there are a number of possibilities: You may have the email address on your account, but you havent 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?Youll receive an email letting you know that a payment is under Payment Review and another email when the review is complete. Youll 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 havent been receiving Instant Payment Notification (IPN) posts. Causes and Solutions Multiple issues, explained in the next few paragraphs, can produce this error. Your receiving accounts email address is unconfirmed Check that youve 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 switch the PayPal PHP SDK from “Sandbox-enabled” to “Live”?Heres 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. Heres how: Log in to the PayPal Developer Portal. Click DASHBOARD. 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 dont want PayPal to remember you at checkout, heres 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?Heres 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?Heres 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 PayPals mobile apps page for complete mobile options.) Select Settings (cog in upper right corner) Login and Security. Click Change your PIN. How do I withdraw money from my PayPal account balance?You can withdraw funds from your PayPal account to your bank account. Heres 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 select your bank, and click How do I remove a bank account from my PayPal account?Heres how to remove a bank account from your PayPal account: Go toWallet. Click on the bank account you want to remove. Click Remove Bank Account. Please note that if youre removing your primary bank account and you have other bank accounts linked to PayPal, you must choose How do I top up/add money to my PayPal account from my bank account?You dont need to have money in your PayPal account to make a payment. As long as youve linked a credit or debit card, you can start payingwith PayPal. If you want totop up your PayPal account with your bank account, you can do sofrom a confirmed bank What are reserves? Why is there a reserve on my PayPal account?A reserve is a balance amount temporarily held in your PayPal account. It helps make sure that youre able to cover potential transaction losses from chargebacks, claims or payment reversals filed by your buyers, where no other funds are available. The reserved amount will be unavailable for use 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
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