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Use Your Real PayPal Account

Once you’ve confirmed that payments from the pretend accounts are successful, you can now enable the PayPal Account.

First, you’ll need to change your PayPal API app from Sandbox to Live API. To get Live API Credentials, go to Tools > Business Setup > Offer PayPal checkout on your website. Click Set Up Online Payments followed up Get Your API Credentials

Animation showing the user following the previously described process to get to the "Get Your API Credentials" page on PayPal.

Next, you’ll need to update the PayPal information on your OJS distribution setting with live API credentials and unselect ‘Test Mode’

Screenshot of test payment received in the recent PayPal activity screen.