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How to Enable Auto Sweep with Paypal

What is Auto Sweep / Auto Withdrawl? PayPal’s Auto Sweep is a Premier and Business Account feature that electronically transfers your PayPal balance into your bank account every night via the Automated Clearing House system. It takes 3 to 4 business days for the money to post to your bank account. It’s like the PayPal Auto Withdrawl / Transfer API – except you don’t have to write any code. You can automatically transfer your PayPal balance to a bank account by signing up for Auto Sweep. It is free. Auto Sweep transfers money to your bank account every night. What do you need to use AutoSweep? To use Auto Sweep: You must have a Premier account or Business PayPal account, have a bank account linked to your PayPal account and not have a withdrawal limit. You may need to verify your account before your withdrawl limits are lifted. Important – One Caveat If you do not see the Auto Sweep option when following the next steps, you will need to contact paypal to enable it. The easiest way to do that is to login into your PayPal account and click the Contact Us link – call the 800 number, and enter the PIN number you see on the screen. How to Enable Auto Sweep Here’s how to use Auto Sweep Go to www.paypal.com and log in to your account Click ‘Profile’ near the top of the page click “My money” Hover over “More” near “PayPal balance” Click “Auto Sweep” Click … Continue reading

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PayPal: Confirm Address [solved]

PayPal has an abundance of help pages – may which are out of date. While looking for an option to confirm an address I saw several different (outdated) instruction sets that didn’t help me get to the place where I could request a letter be mailed to an address as a means of confirmation. After some searching for “Alternate Address Confirmation” and “Address Confirmation by Mail” I found the following link which helped me actually confirm the address: https://www.paypal.com/us/cgi-bin/?cmd=_account-aac&fli=true Good Luck!

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Paypal Multiple IPN

When using GravityForms with the PayPal extension, the plugin asks you to set your IPN in paypal to: http://www.yoursite.com/?page=gf_paypal_ipn This is the settings page: The problems facing Paypal Multiple IPN are: You can only have one PayPal account because PayPal will terminate multiple accounts if you try to set them up PayPal only allows you to enter one IPN address on their website (admin) Potential Solutions are: Use the PayPal API to set the notify_url in your request Use a broadcast script to have a single IPN endpoint that will make CURL requests to all of your endpoints Ask your plugin developer to update the plugin you are using to use the notify_url instead of hard coding the IPN endpoint

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PayPal – Notice of Policy Updates

Dear PayPal Customer, PayPal recently posted a new Policy Update which includes changes to the PayPal User Agreement. The update to the User Agreement is effective November 1, 2012 and contains several changes, including changes that affect how claims you and PayPal have against each other are resolved. You will, with limited exception, be required to submit claims you have against PayPal to binding and final arbitration, unless you opt out of the Agreement to Arbitrate (Section 14.3) by December 1, 2012. Unless you opt out: (1) you will only be permitted to pursue claims against PayPal on an individual basis, not as a plaintiff or class member in any class or representative action or proceeding and (2) you will only be permitted to seek relief (including monetary, injunctive, and declaratory relief) on an individual basis. You can view this Policy Update by logging in to your PayPal account. To log in to your account, go to https://www.paypal.com and enter your member log in information. Once you are logged in, look at the Notifications section on the top right side of the page for the latest Policy Updates. We encourage you to review the Policy Update to familiarize yourself with all of the changes that have been made. If you need help logging in, go to our Help Center by clicking the Help link located in the upper right-hand corner of any PayPal page. Sincerely, PayPal

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PayPal attempts to compete with SquareUp

Swipe credit cards with your free card reader. PayPal Heretm is a simple way to accept credit and debit cards, PayPal and even checks—anywhere you do business. Unlike other mobile payment solutions, PayPal Here comes with an encrypted card reader that can be used by as many as 20 employees—backed by PayPal’s world-class security, risk and fraud management systems. PayPal says “get paid anywhere” Accept credit cards and checks* wherever your customers are – with PayPal Heretm. PayPal Here check acceptance is for US only.

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25 Most Popular Payment Gateways

Did I leave any out? Add them in the comments below! :) PayPal Pro Process credit cards directly on your website with Website Payments Pro, our merchant account and gateway in one. – Clear pricing, no hidden fees (See Pricing) – No long-term commitments or monthly minimums – Works with most popular shopping carts Google Checkout Want a faster, safer, and more convenient way to shop online? You got it. With Google Checkout™ you can quickly and easily buy from stores across the web and track all your orders and shipping in one place. – Our fraud protection policy covers you against unauthorized purchases made through Google Checkout, and we don’t share your purchase history or full credit card number with sellers. – You can keep your email address confidential, and easily turn off unwanted emails from stores where you use Google Checkout. 2Checkout.com 2CO provides a safe and secure hosted checkout process that collects your customers payment information. We handle the PCI Compliance so you can focus on your business! Inspire Commerce Inspire Commerce is a Visa™ / MasterCard™ registered Merchant Service Provider offering enterprise level payment processing solutions with a human touch. Authorize.net Payment gateway enables internet merchants to accept online payments via credit card and e-check. PayPal Express Payment gateway extension for: https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=xpt/Merchant/merchant/ExpressCheckoutIntro-outside PagSeguro – www.pagseguro.com.br Probably the best gateway from Brazil Payment Gateway API Instead of 50 different payment gateway request, a simple and clear Payment Gateway API may be a better idea. Most payment gateways … Continue reading

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PayPal – Can’t Select Credit Card

If you can’t select a credit card when you’re checking out with PayPal, it’s because the amount in your PayPal balance is greater than the amount of the purchase price. PayPal only allows you to select an option to use the existing account balance or to make an instant transfer from a bank account. This is annoying. To remedy this, you need to reduce the amount of money in your PayPal account. You can do this by transferring funds into your bank account.

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