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Enable Paypal for Shoppers

Enable shoppers to pay using their PayPal account during checkout. Unsure which alternative payment methods to set up? See all supported alternative payment methods.

Prerequisites

Merchants must have a pre-existing relationship with Paypal before setting up this payment method.

How to Add PayPal to Checkout

  1. Log in to the Bolt Merchant Dashboard.
  2. Navigate to Settings > Checkout.
  3. Scroll to Alternative Payment Settings.
  4. Select Sign up for PayPal. You are redirected to PayPal to log in.
  5. Log in to PayPal to integrate with Bolt.
  6. Return to Settings > Checkout > Alternative Payment Settings.
  7. Enable shopper access to PayPal using the toggle.

You can disable PayPal checkout at any time by returning to these settings.

You can unlink a PayPal account to add a new account if necessary.

  1. Log in to the Bolt Merchant Dashboard.
  2. Navigate to Settings > Checkout.
  3. Scroll to Payment Methods.
  4. Select Unlink.

About PayPal Transactions

Transaction Statements

Due to being a separate funding process, PayPal transactions are not be included in the following statements:

  • Monthly Statement CSV
  • Daily Funding CSV

On the transaction page export, in the Type column, you will see paypal_payment for PayPal transactions and applepay_payment for Apple Pay transactions.

Recharge and Refund

You can recharge and refund PayPal transactions like any other Bolt transaction.

Fraud Review

PayPal transactions are not vetted by Bolt’s Fraud Review process and are not indemnified by Bolt. These transactions are indemnified by PayPal’s PayPal Seller Protection.

PayPal Fees

PayPal charges a fee for all credit card transactions. The fee is charged through PayPal directly via their Merchant Fees.