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How do I create Payflow API Credentials with a PayPal Payments Pro account?

Follow these steps to request your Payflow Pro credentials within a PayPal Payments Pro account. Use these steps when integrating to your shopping cart where Payflow credentials are necessary.

  1. Go to your Account Settings.
  2. Click Account access under "Account and Security" on the left of the page.
  3. Click Update next to "API access."
  4. Click Set up or Manage Payflow Pro API access.
  5. Click Create Access to generate your Payflow Pro credentials.
  6. Once created, you’ll see the message “A new API user has been generated successfully.”

You can view the new API below in the User Access area for use within your cart integration.

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