PayPal Here Guide.

Learn how to get started with PayPal Here to help you successfully manage and grow your business.

Not signed up yet? Get PayPal Here.

Get started with PayPal Here.

1. Download the app.

Download the PayPal Here app on your iOS or Android device.

2. Set up your business profile.

See how to set it up through the app, including customizing receipts.

3. Get reader and connect.

There are two easy ways to get your reader:

  • Sign into the PayPal Here app to verify your address, and select a card reader from the menu.
  • Visit our webstore to order your preferred card reader online.

Accessing your funds.

Once set up, you can easily transfer your funds from your PayPal account to your bank account. For same-day access to your funds, apply for the PayPal Business Debit Mastercard®.

Explore the app.

Set up your account

Customize your business profile and receipts. Help minimize customer chargebacks by stating your return policy and creating a recognizable card statement name for your business.

Manage inventory

Use the app or log into PayPal on your desktop to manage and categorize your inventory list and upload photos.

Add multiple users

Add up to 1,000 users to one account, all with separate passwords and access levels.

Generate reports

Run customized sales reports by date, salesperson, items, and more—all in a couple of taps.

Get to know our readers.

Chip and Swipe Reader

  • Accept major credit and debit magstripe cards, chip cards, and Samsung Pay
  • Connects wirelessly via Bluetooth® to the PayPal Here app on your compatible smartphone or tablet

Chip and Tap Reader

  • Accept major credit and debit magstripe cards, chip cards, Samsung Pay, and contactless payments like Apple Pay®
  • Connects wirelessly via Bluetooth to the PayPal Here app on your compatible smartphone or tablet

Chip Card Reader

  • Accept major credit and debit magstripe cards, chip cards, Samsung Pay, and contactless payments like Apple Pay®
  • Connects wirelessly via Bluetooth to the PayPal Here app on your compatible smartphone or tablet

Mobile Card Reader

  • Accept major credit and debit magstripe cards
  • Connects to your compatible smartphone or tablet’s audio jack
  • Sales with the Mobile Card Reader are subject to reserve policies*

Complete your point-of-sale setup with these partner accessories.

Point-of-sale stands

Lockable tablet enclosures increase ease of use and help provide security.

Receipt printers

Provide your customers with fast and professional-looking printed receipts.

Stands and cases

Simple solutions to mount, carry, and help protect your card reader.

Cash drawers

A cash drawer will help making change easy and help keep your money safe.

Managing your account.

With PayPal Here, you have access to helpful business tools that allow you to manage your business with ease.

Calculating taxes

You can set up PayPal Here to calculate tax on all sales according to your local tax rates using your online merchant account. Or, you can set up taxes using the app.

Adding tips

When the Tips feature is on, it’s simple to add gratuity to any transaction, and you can even include suggested tips to simplify the process for your customers.

Applying discounts

When you turn on the Discount feature using the PayPal Here app, you can apply discounts during checkout with ease.

Getting everything organized.

PayPal Here also makes it easy to streamline your business behind the scenes.

Setting up inventory

You can manage your inventory simply on your phone, tablet, or desktop and simplify inventory management like adding, editing, and deleting inventory on your phone. 

Authorizing users

Your staff or volunteers can take payment with PayPal Here—and all sales will appear in one place, through your PayPal account. You can set up and customize permissions online or by using the app.

Running sales reports

Use PayPal Here to run reports summarizing your sales transactions by date, user, payment type, or item. You can also email yourself a copy of the report. 

How to refund a sale.


1

Tap the Settings icon and choose Sales Activity. Then tap Sales History.

2

Find the transaction you want to refund, tap it, and select Refund. You can refund the entire amount or just part of it.

3

You can print a receipt or send confirmation to your customer via text or email.

See what else we can do for your business.

Learn more about the products and features that come loaded with your PayPal Business account.

Visit the Setup Center

Get PayPal Here support.

Find answers online

Visit the Help Center to check our PayPal Here FAQs or ask the PayPal community.

Use in-app help

Troubleshoot directly from the PayPal Here app on your compatible smartphone or tablet.

Give us a call

Reach out to our Customer Support team for live help at 1-877-569-1136.