Paypal is a well-known payment service for international trade.

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About Paypal

You can find out more information about Paypal on their website at

Setting up Paypal

1. Install the Paypal app

  1. Choose Apps from the menu at the top right corner.

  2. Click on the Install app button.

  3. Click on Paypal.

  4. Click on the Install app button.

  5. The app needs access to your Finqu account. Click on the Allow access button to continue installing the app.

2. Install the Paypal payment method

  1. Click the Add button next to Paypal.

  2. Enter the Client ID and Client Secret from Paypal in the fields provided.

  3. Make sure that the Sandbox mode is not enabled.

  4. If necessary, modify the other settings of the payment method.

  5. Click the Save button.

Generating API-credentials in Paypal

  1. Create a new application by clicking the Create App button on the REST API apps section.

  2. In the details of the app you've created, you can find the Client ID and the Secret key.

Set the app to Live mode from the Live/Sandbox switch before you copy the credentials to Finqu. Only live credentials allow you to receive payments from your customer.

Testing the payment method

It's good to place at least one test purchase in your store using Paypal so that you can make sure it works correctly. If you face issues in your test purchase, please check:

  • that the Client ID and Secret key are correct,

  • and you have added all the required information on Paypal's end, such as the company name, account number, etc.)

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