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(1) Login in to the PayPal Developer Website at https://developer.paypal.com using your PayPal login details.



(2) Click Dashboard

Dashboard




(3) Click Accounts on the left hand side of the page.


Sandbox Menu


(4) When logging in for the first time

Two accounts are automatically created for you

If you email address is store@yoursite.com the following accounts are made.

Customer Buyer Account

store-buyer@yoursite.com

Merchant or Facilitator Account

store-facilitator@yoursite.com



Sandbox Test Account




(5) Find the personal account credit card number.

Click on the buyer email link, then

Profile

Funding

Sandbox Buyer Email Address



Sandbox Buyer Credit Card





Find you Business Account Details.

Click on your facilitator email address

Sandbox Merchant Email Address


PayPal Pro merchants should click "Upgrade to Pro" to convert the account for a "Business Account" to a "Business Pro Account".



Upgrade to Pro




Find you API Credentials.


API Credentials


Select the API Credentials tab.

Cut and paste you username, password and signature to your PayPal Pro or Express setup.

Then select sandbox or test mode and save.

Test PayPal Express with your sandbox buyer email address and test PayPal Pro with your buyer sandbox number.

Do not use any other test number as they may not work correctly and cause and error.