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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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Which API should I use to split payments between receivers?You have two options available for splitting payments among multiple receivers: In a parallel payment, payment is sent to up to six receivers. In a chained payment, payment is made to a primary receiver, who keeps some of the payment and pays the rest to one or more How do I get started with PayPal APIs and SDKs?An Application Programming Interface (API) is a safe gateway to use a company’s code or tool to accomplish a task. Using an API, you can get the local weather, check incoming flights with a certain airline, create a Google Map, or create a payment with PayPal. Requests 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. 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Click 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 Why did I get the error "You do not have permission to perform this action" in the Live environment?Important: Adaptive Payments is now a limited release product. It's restricted to select partners for approved use cases and shouldn't be used for new integrations without guidance from PayPal. Issue PayPal denied you permission to perform an action in the Live environment. Causes This error message can have How do I use the PayPal API (and PayPal Payments Pro) with the Classic ASP SDK?You can find all PayPal SDKs on the PayPal Developer Portal.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 Which email address on my PayPal account will my buyers send payments to?When buyers send you a payment from their PayPal account, the payment is sent to the email address that they enter on the payment page. Please note that if the payment is sent to an unregistered email address, the payment will not post to your PayPal account until How do I receive payment notification emails from PayPal?Here's how you can choose to receive or not to receive these email notifications in your profile: Go to Settings. Click Notifications near the top of the page. Select the boxes according to your preferences. Why did I get API error code 10443?Issue PayPal returned API error code 10443 - Transaction refused because of an invalid argument. See additional error messages for details. Causes The following errors can produce error code 10443: You set PaymentAction to "Sale" with SetExpressCheckout at the first API call. If you receive this error at How do I integrate Express Checkout with Angell EYE for WooCommerce?Disclaimer: This integration requires you to download and install a payment module before proceeding. You should also back up your site to ensure a safe recovery path in case installation issues arise. PayPal strongly recommends that a qualified network or systems admin install the module, to protect against Why should I use PayPal?PayPal is the safer, easier way to pay. You can use your credit card or bank account without exposing your account numbers. You can link your credit card or bank account to your PayPal account so you don't have to enter your card number or address everywhere you Why did I get API error code 10002?Issue Based on the API you're using, PayPal returned API error code 10002, accompanied by one of the messages described in the following paragraphs. Causes and Solutions This error usually happens when permissions are set incorrectly in your PayPal account. To allow a third party to make API
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