Posted on by Todd Miner

If you have already read the guides about getting started with the invoices app, and how to set up the invoices app to receive electronic payments, then it's time to connect your existing Paypal account to Apptivo! This specific tutorial is for connecting your Paypal account.

Apptivo also offers the ability to integrate with either Google Wallet, or Authorize.net for invoice payment collection.

  1. Click on the configure button in the Invoices App, and go to the "Online Payments" tab.
    Online Invoice Configuration
  2. If you do not have Paypal yet, click the "Create Paypal Account" button to register
    Paypal Invoice Setup
  3. Once you have a Paypal account, click the "Next" button to continue
    Paypal Invoice Setup
  4. Now we will go to the Paypal website, and log into our account.
    Paypal Login Form
  5. Click on the "Profile" link at the top of the page
    Paypal Profile Link
  6. Click on "My Selling Tools" in the left column
    Paypal Selling Tools
  7. Find "API Access" in the list shown, then click the "Update" link
    Paypal Selling Tools
  8. Click the "Request API credentials" link
    Request API Credentials
  9. Select "Request API signature", then click "Agree and Submit"
    Request API Signature
  10. Now your API details will be displayed.  Leave this window open, or write down this information.
    Paypal API Details
  11. Now we'll go back to Apptivo, and click the "Next" button again
    Invoices Payment Configuration
  12. On this screen, we will now enter the API Username, API Password, and Signautre.  Now select "Live/Production", and select whether a customer needs a Paypal account to complete the payment.
    Set up Paypal with Apptivo

All done!  Now your invoices will include a link at the bottom to process the payment with your Paypal account.

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