Accept PayPal Payments

Accepting PayPal payments allows your customers to pay your invoices securely with their PayPal account. You have the flexibility to choose which invoices you will accept payments by PayPal .

If you don’t have a PayPal Business account yet and you would like to accept PayPal payments, you can sign up for one here. Once you link your PayPal account, you will receive a welcome email from Invoice2go.

If you already have a personal PayPal account, please add that to Invoice2go, and, once you start receiving and claiming PayPal payments made through Invoice2go your personal account will automatically change to a business account with no additional setup required.

iPhone and iPad

  1. From the side navigation menu, tap on Settings
  2. Under the Company section, tap on Client payment options
  3. Tap on Accept PayPal
  4. Toggle on the option to accept PayPal
  5. Enter your PayPal business / personal email address
    • For convenience, in case you don't have a PayPal account, Invoice2go has pre-populated your Invoice2go account email in the PayPal email field. When you start accepting PayPal payments, your Invoice2go account email will become your PayPal account email
    • If you have a PayPal account, replace the pre-populated email and enter the email associated with PayPal account

Android

  1. From the side navigation menu, tap on Settings
  2. Under the Company section, tap on Client payment options
  3. Tap on Accept PayPal
  4. Toggle on the option to accept PayPal
  5. Enter your PayPal business / personal email address
    • For convenience, in case you don't have a PayPal account, Invoice2go has pre-populated your Invoice2go account email in the PayPal email field. When you start accepting PayPal payments, your Invoice2go account email will become your PayPal account email
    • If you have a PayPal account, replace the pre-populated email and enter the email associated with PayPal account

Web

  1. From the side navigation menu, click on Settings
  2. Under the Company section, click on Client payment options
  3. Toggle on the option to accept PayPal
  4. Enter your PayPal business / personal email address
    • For convenience, in case you don't have a PayPal account, Invoice2go has pre-populated your Invoice2go account email in the PayPal email field. When you start accepting PayPal payments, your Invoice2go account email will become your PayPal account email
    • If you have a PayPal account, replace the pre-populated email and enter the email associated with PayPal account 
  5. Click on Link your PayPal account to finish set up

Helpful Tips

  • Within your PayPal Business account, you have access to payment history, recent payments and payment details. In the notes section for each payment, you can reference the Invoice2go invoice number
  • If your customers try to pay your invoices with PayPal but they don’t have a PayPal account yet, they will be prompted to create a PayPal account. Once they have completed their PayPal account registration, they will be directed back to your Invoice2go invoice and can proceed to complete their payment
  • All transaction emails will be delivered by PayPal directly to you and your customers
  • Accepting PayPal payments creates new opportunities for potential customers. Your added flexibility of how you allow your customers to pay you makes it easier for people to do business with you.

Minimum Requirements

Accepting PayPal payments in enabled for iOS v. 9.8.0 or higher and Android v. 8.9.0 or higher. If you are unable to access payments on your mobile device, update to the latest version of Invoice2go on the App Store (iPhone and iPad) or Google Play Store (Android). The app version number is found at the bottom of the settings section within the Invoice2go app.

PayPal payments is also accessible from a web browser when you are logged into your Invoice2go account; Google Chrome is recommended for the best payments experience.

Country Availability

See PayPal for country availability for where payments are accepted.


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