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Set up PayPal via Braintree

Braintree Payments is a PayPal service; it supports PayPal as well as credit card payments. To accept PayPal, you must have a PayPal Business Account.

To set up PayPal through Braintree in Cashier, follow these steps:

  1. Sign up for a Braintree Payments Production (not Sandbox) account.

    Note: It's essential to make sure you set your currency the same for each of your accounts.

    Braintree Payments Product Accont 

  2. Log into your Braintree Payments Account.

    log into braintree 

  3. Select Account.

    select account 

  4. Select My User.

    select my user 

  5. Select View Authorizations.

    select view authorizations 

  6. In another browser, from "Shopify Admin", select Apps.

    select apps 

  7. Select Bold Cashier.

    select bold cashier 

  8. Select Settings.

    select settings 

  9. Select Payment Information.

    select payment information 

  10. Select Connect Gateway next to "Braintree Credit Card" of "Braintree Paypal".

    select connect gateway 

  11. From the browser with Braintree open, copy the Merchant ID and paste it into the Merchant ID field in Cashier.

    merchant ID 

  12. From the browser with Braintree open, copy the Public Key and paste it into the Public Key field in Cashier.

    Public Key 

  13. From the browser with Braintree open, copy the Private Key and paste it into the Private Key field in Cashier.

    Private Key 

  14. Select OK.

    Select OK 

Note: If using PayPal, Enable it in Braintree.

When logged into the Braintree Dashboard go to Settings -> Processing. Scroll down to Accept Paypal and select Edit. On the following page, you can add your store's Privacy Policy & Terms of Service link and select Update once you're finished. Now a PayPal option should appear in your store's checkout. When existing subscribers go to update their payment info, they will be directed to update the info directly in PayPal.

Once Braintree and PayPal Business is set up, it may be up to two days before PayPal will approve the link between Braintree and PayPal.